ERGO is the ESL/ELD Subject association for elementary and secondary teachers in Ontario. We are an organization of ESL/ELD coordinators, instructional leaders, consultants and representatives designated by boards of education, colleges and universities across Ontario. As a collective of educational leaders we are dedicated to improving educational opportunities and teaching practices for multilingual learners.
Ontario teachers can use the ERGO site to access:
Are you an ESL/ELD coordinator, instructional leader, consultant or board designate? Apply here for membership.
The Ottawa Catholic School Board and Hannah Beach Experience
Feel free to join and learn more about this collaboration!
Check out the Slide Deck for more information on Hannah Beach and her work!
Part 1: Tues. Nov. 21st, 3:30-4:15 pm
The Power of Play: Register Here!
Part 2: Tues. Nov. 28th, 3:30-4:15 pm
What’s Behind the Behaviour? Register Here!
Meeting will be virtual
Dates for 2023-2024 School Year
Meeting of the whole membership (Virtual)
November 8- 9:30AM- 11:00AM
February 14- 9:30AM- 11:00AM
June 12-9:30AM- 11:00AM
ERGO Regional Meetings (Virtual/Hybrid/In person TBD by lead)
December 13- TBD
Wednesday November 22, 2023
Wednesday February 21, 2024
Wednesday June 19, 2024
ERGO teachers are also invited to attend CODE events for professional learning experiences relevant to ESL/ELD Lead Educators. Webinar dates are listed below (links to meetings are sent out via email).
October 31 & November 23, 2023
Tan Huynh, Part 1 and 2 Webinars
Long-Term Success for Experienced MLs
ORNG is a standing committee of ERGO that represents Initial Language Assessors and Reception Centre Staff in Ontario School Boards. ORNG Members are board designated educators that specialize in receiving and providing initial assessments to newcomer students and/or English language learners (ELLs) in Ontario schools.
ORNG members may participate in additional networking and professional learning events related to the reception and assessment of newcomer students.
For more information on ORNG please click here .