The OECTA PVNC Unit has approximately 942 teachers** in 37 locations. The 30 elementary schools employ 601 while 6 secondary schools have 331 and the Catholic Education Centre has 22**


Area Schools Elementary Schools Secondary Schools Teachers Elementary Teachers Secondary Teachers
Peterborough 15 13 2 392 **267 125
Victoria 6 4 1 70 49 21
Northumberland 7 6 1 137 77 60
Clarington 9 7 2 333 208 125
Total 37** 30 6 **932 601 331
(Note: these figures represent the mailings requested by staff representatives including 22 teachers employed at the CEC**)

The 2023 – 2024 Unit Executive is composed of 14 teachers, 12 elected and 2 appointed*, who meet on a regular basis to handle the business of the Unit.

Position Name Location
President Bart Scollard Local Unit Office
Elementary Vice President Joe DeVuono St. John Paul II Elementary
Secondary Vice President Della Stewart Figueira St. Stephen Secondary
Treasurer Grant Dafoe St. Domenic
Recording Secretary Donna Lynn Paquette St. Joseph French Immersion Centre
Councillor Peterborough Patricia Bell Occasional Teacher
Councillor Peterborough Jason Hogan St. Joseph Douro Elementary
Councillor Victoria Dan Piggott St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary
Councillor Northumberland Tara Lynn Simpson St. Joseph Cobourg
Councillor Clarington Nancy Watt St. Stephen Secondary
Councillor Clarington Steph Dahl St. Francis of Assisi Elementary
Councillor OT Trixie Taylor Local Unit Office
Councillor New Teachers* Jeremie O'Brien St. Joseph French Immersion Centre
Collective Bargaining Officer* Andy Butler Local Unit Office

Unit Professional Development Funding

To assist our teachers in maintaining a current view of education, the Unit provides yearly subsidies of up to $350 for courses, conferences and in-service workshops. Applications for this subsidy are available to all teachers through their Staff Representative who maintains a copy in their Handbook. Briefly the procedure is:

  • Application is sent in a minimum of two weeks prior to the event. Part A of the application is sent in along with supporting course / conference information.
  • Application is returned within one week indicating approval or disapproval
  • Claim for reimbursement must be submitted within 90 days of completion of course / conference / in-service. Part B of application is completed and all proper receipts are included.
  • The subsidy will cover the cost of registration, accommodation, meals and transportation to a maximum of $350 per school year.