Please note that live OTF Connects webinars are open only to OTF members. If you are not an OTF member, you are welcome to view the past webinars.

How do I register?

  1. Browse available events under Sessions or click on event titles in the calendar.
  2. Click on the “Register Now” link for that session or click on the session title for more information.
  3. Fill in the information required and click “Submit”.

What happens when I register?

You will receive a confirmation email immediately. You will also receive three reminder emails at the following times: one week prior, three days prior and within 24 hours of your session. Each of these emails will include the participation link and any other necessary information. Please be sure to check your junkmail for messages. If you do not receive any of these emails, please contact us prior to the session.

Can I register for more than one session?

Yes, you may. Just follow the same process again, making a different session choice.

If a session is full, can I be placed on a waiting list?

Yes. Please email us the date and title of the session and you will be placed on a waiting list. If a space becomes available, you will be contacted by email.

How late can I register?

Online registration closes at 3:30 pm Eastern Time one day prior to your session. If you would like to register after that time, please email us and we will accommodate you, space permitting.

At what time do the sessions take place?

All sessions take place from 7:30-9:00 pm Eastern Time. Please log in as early as 7:00 pm Eastern Time to ensure your system runs smoothly.

What do I need to participate?

You can participate using a computer or a mobile device with a reliable internet connection. A headset is extremely beneficial for good sound quality. A microphone is also useful for full participation. Review the Blackboard Collaborate start-up guide for simple instructions on configuring your computer. If you are planning on using a mobile device, you will need to download the free Blackboard Collaborate™ Mobile app specific to your device (Mac iOS or Android). For more information, visit Webinar How-to’s.

How much do the sessions cost?

Sessions are offered at no cost to Ontario educators. That’s right, they are FREE!  Be sure to tell your colleagues about these amazing opportunities.

I can’t attend a session that I am signed up for. What should I do?

If you are unable to attend a session you signed up for, please let us know so that we can allow another teacher to take your place.

There is a topic I would really like to learn more about. Can I make a suggestion?

Absolutely! Send us an email to let us know of a topic you would like to learn more about.