101 Bloor Street West
Toronto ON, M5S 0A1
P: 416-961-8800
Toll Free (Canada and U.S.A.): 1-888-534-2222
F: 416-961-8822

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Objects of the College

The College has the following objects:

  1. To regulate the profession of teaching and to govern its members.
  2. To develop, establish and maintain qualifications for membership in the College.
  3. To accredit professional teacher education programs offered by post-secondary educational institutions.
  4. To accredit ongoing education programs for teachers offered by post-secondary educational institutions and other bodies.
  5. To issue, renew, amend, suspend, cancel, revoke and reinstate certificates of qualification and registration.
  6. To provide for the ongoing education of members of the College.
  7. To establish and enforce professional standards and ethical standards applicable to members of the College.
  8. To receive and investigate complaints against members of the College and to deal with discipline and fitness to practise issues.
  9. To develop, provide and accredit educational programs leading to certificates of qualification additional to the certificate required for membership, including but not limited to certificates of qualification as a supervisory officer, and to issue, renew, amend, suspend, cancel, revoke and reinstate such additional certificates.
  10. To communicate with the public on behalf of the members of the College.
  11. To perform such additional functions as are prescribed by the regulations. 


In carrying out its objects, the College has a duty to serve and protect the public interest. 

101 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON, M5S 0A1

Client Services:

Telephone: 416.961.8800

Toll-Free (Canada and U.S.A.): 1.888.534.2222


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