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Applications and Procedures

In this section, you will find information on forms, procedures and appeals.

Forms

There are 4 Certification Forms to be used in specific circumstances.  Read the Procedures section further down on this page for detailed instructions on filling out the forms.

Certification Form 1

Certification Form 1
  • Initial Certification Rating Statement (CRS)
  • Changing a Letter of Appraisal to an initial Certification Rating Statement
  • Changing a Letter of Assessment to an initial Certification Rating Statement

Certification Form 2

Certification Form 2
  • Re-evaluation for a new Certification Rating Statement
  • Upgrading information
  • Changing a provisional Certification Rating Statement to a permanent Certification Rating Statement
  • Changing a Letter of Evaluation to a Certification Rating Statement
  • Duplicate Certification Rating Statement
  • Name change
  • Address change
  • Other

Certification Form 3

Certification Form 3
  • Course Approvals

Certification Form 4

Certification Form 4
  • Letter of Appraisal
Procedures

Visit the links below for more information on the specific procedure to follow to complete a variety of Certification tasks.

Use Certification Form 1 for

1. Initial Certification Rating Statement (CRS)

  • You are a dues-paying member or a voluntary member and have not been evaluated by the OSSTF/FEESO Certification Department.

2. Changing a Letter of Appraisal to an initial Certification Rating Statement

  • You are a new member with an existing evaluation from OSSTF/FEESO

3. Changing a Letter of Assessment to an initial Certification Rating Statement

  • You are a new member with an existing evaluation from OSSTF/FEESO received as a Faculty of Education student

Use Certification Form 2 for

1. Re-evaluation for a new Certification Rating Statement

  • You have completed course(s) or degree(s) or believe recent changes to the Certification Plan could mean a change in Group

2. Up-grading information

  • You would like direction on how to move to a higher Group

3. Changing a provisional Certification Rating Statement to a permanent Certification Rating Statement

  • You have received the documentation that was pending and now can forward it to the Certification Department

4. Changing a Letter of Evaluation to a Certification Rating Statement

  • Effective September 1, 2006 any teacher with a Letter of Evaluation can apply for a permanent CRS from OSSTF/FEESO

5. Duplicate Certification Rating Statement

  • You have need of another copy of the CRS already provided by OSSTF/FEESO

6. Name change

  • The name on your file in the Certification Department has changed

7. Address change

  • The address on your file in the Certification Department has changed

Use Certification Form 3 for

Course Approvals

  • You wish to take a course for up-grading and would like to have a guarantee that it will help with a move to a higher Group

Use Certification Form 4 for

Letter of Appraisal

  • You are not a member of OSSTF/FEESO but would like to know what your rating would be under the OSSTF/FEESO plan ($125.00 cost).