Sam Hammond (BEd '87)

Faculty of Education




Sam Hammond (BEd '87)

President, Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario

Sam Hammond is serving (2012) his second term as president of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario, the largest teacher federation in Canada. Hammond was first elected to the presidency in August 2009 after serving a two year term as First Vice-President. He served as Vice-President from 2004-2007 and was first elected to the provincial Executive in August 2003.

During Hammond’s presidency, the ETFO has tackled issues that include the following: creating safe workplaces free from homophobia and creating outreach strategies with LGBTQI organizations; conducting an online survey on incidents of workplace violence; supporting Aboriginal communities; and creating the development of an updated strategic position paper on the issue of student assessment. Hammond is also a political and social activist.

The Physical Education and Health Specialist  began his teaching career in 1986. As a physical education teacher with the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board, he taught all grade levels from Junior Kindergarten to Grade Eight. Hammond has a BA (Hon.) from McMaster University as well as a BEd from Brock University. He taught Additional Qualification (AQ) courses in physical education and health and in risk management at the Brock University Faculty of Education for eight years. Hammond also taught English as a Second Language in the South Pacific Islands for a year while travelling through the South Central Pacific.
 

Sam Hammond
Sam Hammond

President, Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario

Events

The Second Book: Advice for Publishing Mongraph No. 2
September 19, 2014 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Christine Rougoor MEd Thesis Defence
September 26, 2014 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

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