About Us

Algoma Elementary Teachers is a northern  local representing over 450 educators across 6 districts including Sault Ste. Marie,  Central Algoma, North Shore, Chapleau, Wawa and Hornepayne.  ETFO is the largest teachers' union in Ontario with over 84,000 members.


  • To protect the local and provincial collective bargaining rights of all members
  • To defend publicly-funded public education
  • To serve the needs of the membership
  • To provide for the professional learning of members
  • To advocate for human rights in the areas of peace, anti-poverty, non-violence, equity and anti-racism
  • To fight against anti-Black racism
  • To advocate for the economic and labour rights of all workers
  • To support international assistance and co-operation
  • To advocate for the care and protection of the environment and actively engage in climate action
  • To actively engage members in the Federation and labour movement
  • To advocate for and protect the health and safety of members, both physically and psychologically


Algoma Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario

Phone:  705-942-3379
Fax:  705-942-1054

President’s Email:          algomapresmitchell@shaw.ca
Vice-President’s Email:        algomaetfovp@shaw.ca
Office Manager K. Zorzi:        kzorzi@shaw.ca

AETFO Office Manager - Kitty Zorzi

123 March Street
Suite 400
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
P6A 2Z5, Canada

Fourth Floor - Soo Centre