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Karen Littlewood, Vice President

Karen Littlewood
Karen Littlewood
Vice President

Karen Littlewood is a Special Education teacher from Barrie and is a Vice President of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF/FEESO).

Karen was born in Barrie and received her Bachelor of Science in Languages at Laurentian University, and completed her Bachelor of Education with Nipissing University.  She started her career as an elementary teacher in York Region before moving back to Simcoe County in 2000.  In 2007, Karen became a secondary teacher for the Simcoe County District School Board, where she taught Life Skills and Special Education.

Karen would become the President of both the District and the Teacher Bargaining Unit for District 17 Simcoe, and held a number of other roles both locally and provincially, including Vice Chair of Provincial Council, and Chair of the Communications / Political Action Committee.  In addition, Karen was a member of the Barrie and District Labour Council.  Karen was elected to the Provincial Executive as an Executive Officer in 2017, and then as Vice President in 2019.

Karen is an advocate of clear and open communications within OSSTF/FEESO, as well as with the general public when it comes to education issues.  She works to build coalitions at all levels of education and in the labour movement, and is a strong promoter of equity issues within OSSTF/FEESO and beyond.

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