Beyond Teaching Award Winners

Legacy Winners

This year the District 22 CPAC Committee was overwhelmed by our response to the Beyond Teaching Awards. Ten outstanding nominees, all from the Teacher Bargaining Unit, were put forward by their colleagues to receive this award.

The selection committee was extremely pleased with the calibre of nominations that were submitted for consideration, and had the very difficult task of selecting four that clearly exemplified this year's theme of "Legacy".

The recipients of this year's Beyond Teaching Awards are:

  • Vic Barker, Port Colborne High School
  • Dave Collie, Beamsville District Secondary School
  • Carol Farrar, Eastdale Secondary School
  • John Ruscitti, EL Crossley Secondary School

We know that teachers often go well above and beyond the call of duty, and their influence reaches far beyond the classroom. Each of the programs/initiatives that all of our nominees are responsible for clearly have an impact on their students and colleagues.

Thank you to all who submitted nominations for this year's awards. The D22 CPAC Committee will determine and announce next year's theme in the fall of 2017.


"Kids Help Phone" Walk

2016 kids help phone walk Leading the group once again, Shannon Smith, VP of OSSTF D22, is putting together a D22 "Kids Help Phone Walk" team.

Last year our team collected $400 in sponsorships, with the local OSSTF donating $600 toping up the donation amount to $1,000. Thanks to all that were involved and volunteered their time for such a great cause.

 2017 Kids Help Phone “Walk so Kids Can Talk”
Sunday, May 7, 2017 
@ Jaycee Gardens Park, 543 Ontario St., St. Catharines, ON L2N 4N4

Walk Details
Registration Opens: 8:30 AM 
Walk Start: 10:00 AM 
Stroller/Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Pet Friendly: Yes, all pets must be on a leash. 

To Join or Donate to our Team
Go to
Click “Register” or “Donate” and you will be able to search our team “District 22 Niagara”

Our goal is to raise $1000