Certification Application Forms and Procedures · Letter of Appraisal



Letter of Appraisal

Follow this procedure if you are not a member of OSSTF/FEESO but you wish an evaluation of your academic background.  The OSSTF/FEESO Certification Department will issue a Letter of Appraisal which will identify the Certification Group to which you would be assigned if you become a member.  There is a $125.00 fee for this Letter which must be remitted with your application form.

1. Print/obtain a copy of the current Certification Form 4.

2. Page 1

  • Complete “PERSONAL INFORMATION” section.

3. Page 2

  • Include a copy of your Certificate of Qualifications from the Ontario College of Teachers, if applicable
  • Identify post-secondary degrees held
  • Identify any Additional Qualifications courses completed
  • Transcripts are required for all academic courses/degrees listed
  • Technological Teachers must complete the relevant section and provide transcripts and trade papers as described on the form
  • Sign and date the form!

4. Submit your form along with all relevant documentation to the OSSTF/FEESO Certification Services Department at the address at the top of Form 4.

Include a cheque for $125.00 made payable to the “Treasurer – OSSTF/FEESO”.

Your application cannot be processed until all of the required documents have been received by the Certification Department.

5. After a minimum of 8–10 weeks you will receive a Letter of Appraisal which will indicate the Group to which you would be assigned under the OSSTF/FEESO Certification Plan for salary purposes.

Please contact the Certification Department if you have any questions or concerns.