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DEAN INGRAM

From The President

Dean Ingram is the President of the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers’ Association. Below are the media interviews as well as articles and reports from his current term of office.

April 8, 2021 – CBC East Coast Morning Show – Impact of Blended Learning Model
March 31, 2021 – NTV Evening Newshour – NLTA Calls on Government to Honor Commitments

March 18, 2021 – NTV Evening Newshour – Teachers Want Vaccines ASAP
March 18, 2021 – CBC East Coast Morning Show – COVID Precautions and Back to Class

March 12, 2021 – VOCM Morning Show – Concerns About Cohorting for In Class Instruction

March 1, 2021 – CBC NL Morning – Students Outside the Avalon Heading Back to School

February 25, 2021 – VOCM Evening News – NLTA Not Surprised by Widespread COVID Infection Among Metro Schools
February 25, 2021 – VOCM Morning Show – Teachers Want Clear Answers and Direction on Impact of Outbreak

February 24, 2021 – CBC On the Go – Questions About Which Schools Were Impacted by Outbreak

February 24, 2021 – NTV Evening Newshour – Students and Teachers Await Update on Circuit Breaker

February 18, 2021 – VOCM On Target Part II – Dean Ingram on COVID Vaccine

February 17, 2021 – VOCM – NLTA Says Teachers Need Vaccine Protection in Tier 2 Rollout
February 17, 2021- VOCM 6am News – Teachers Should Be at Head of Next Round of Vaccines
February 16, 2021 – CBC NL Morning – NLTA Wants Members to Be in Next Phase of Vaccinations
February 16, 2021 – CBC 7am News – Online Learning
February 15, 2021 – CBC Here & Now – The COVID Classroom
February 15, 2021 – NTV Evening Newshour – NLTA Urging Vaccinations for Teachers
February 11, 2021 – VOCM Open Line – In-Class Instruction Suspended
February 11, 2021 – CBC NL Morning – Schools Moving to Online Learning
February 11, 2021 – VOCM Morning Show – Teachers Worried About Working in Schools
February 10, 2021 – NTV Evening Newshour – Exceptions for Teachers Needed
February 10, 2021 – NTV Evening Newshour Early Edition – All K-12 Schools Have Reverted to Online Learning in Metro Region
February 10, 2021 – VOCM Evening News – NLTA Wants Teachers to Work From Home If They Want To
February 10, 2021 – CBC 6am News – Ingram Questioning Schools Being Open
February 9, 2021 – NTV Evening Newshour – NLESD Prepares for Online Learning
February 9, 2021 – NTV Evening Newshour Early Edition – NLTA Expresses Concern About Safety of Classrooms
February 9, 2021 – CBC Here & Now – Some Students Want Schools to Stay Closed
February 9, 2021 – VOCM Morning Show – NLTA President Reacts to Current COVID Situation
February 9, 2021 – CBC 6am News – Impact of COVID-19 Being Felt
February 8, 2021 – NTV Evening Newshour – COVID Spreads to School
February 8, 2021 – CBC Here & Now – Widespread Impact of New COVID Cases
February 8, 2021 – CBC On the Go – NLTA Concerned About COVID Outbreak and Cases in School
February 8, 2021, VOCM 12pm News – NLTA Concerned About Potential Reach of Recent Confirmed Cases at High School
February 2, 2021, NTV Evening Newshour – Leaders’ Debate/Education
February 2, 2021, VOCM Evening News – NLTA Pleased With Forum
February 2, 2021, VOCM Morning Show – NLTA Leaders Forum
February 1, 2021, CBC Hear & Now – What to Expect from Upcoming Debates
February 1, 2020, NTV Evening Newshour Early Edition – Debate Week: Education
February 1, 2021, CBC East Coast Morning Show – NLTA Leaders Forum
January 28, 2021, VOCM Open Line – Leaders Forum
January 19, 2021, VOCM 8am News – This Year’s Education Week has a Special COVID Theme
January 18, 2021, VOCM Open Line – NLTA President Talks About Education Week and Education Issues
December, 21, 2020, VOCM Open Line – Education in 2020
December 14, 2020, CBC East Coast Morning Show – Ingram on Schools in Harbour Breton
December 14, 2020, VOCM Morning Show – NLTA President Talks About Preparation for Switch to Online Learning
December 13, 2020, NTV Evening Newshour – New Plan for Retired Teachers Safeguards Their Pensions
December 12, 2020, VOCM 1pm News – NLTA Surprised by COVID Case Connected to School System
December 11, 2020, NTV Evening Newshour – Call for More Transparency in School Closure Decisions
December 11, 2020, VOCM Evening News – NLTA Not Informed of New COVID Case Until Today’s Briefing

December 10, 2020, VOCM Open Line – Concerns Over Harbour Breton Schools Remaining Open

December 10, 2020, VOCM Morning Show – Canadian Teachers’ Federation Report

November 27, 2020, NTV Evening Newshour – No Public Exams

November 27, 2020, NTV Evening Newshour Early Edition – Public Exams Cancelled Next June

November 24, 2020, NTV Evening Newshour – NLTA Says It’s Time to Review Protocols

November 24, 2020, CBC 7am News – NLTA President Talks About Safety Procedures

November 24, 2020, VOCM Morning Show – NLTA President Talks About School Closure

November 24, 2020, VOCM Morning Show – NLTA President Supports Government’s Decision to Close a Deer Lake School

November 23, 2020, CBC Here & Now – NLTA President Talks About School Closure

November 23, 2020, CBC On the Go – Elwood Elementary Closed for Next Two Days

November 23, 2020, VOCM Open Line – Schools Need Mandatory Masks and Physical Barriers

November 19, 2020, NTV Evening Newshour – Weighing the Risks of Extracurricular Sports

November 19, 2020, CBC NL Morning – Lack of Substitute Teachers in NL – Part Two

November 19, 2020, CBC NL Morning – Lack of Substitute Teachers in NL – Part One

November 18, 2020, NTV Evening Newshour – Substitute Teachers Shortage

November 18, 2020, VOCM Open Line – Substitute Teacher Issue

November 13, 2020, CBC 5pm News – NLESD Allowing More Extracurricular Activities

November 13, 2020, CBC NL Morning – Activities Returning to School

November 13, 2020, VOCM 7am News – Reaction to Extracurricular Activities in Schools

November 12, 2020, VOCM Open Line – More Indoor Activities in Schools

October 30, 2020, VOCM Open Line – Ingram on CBC Questionnaire

October 28, 2020, CBC Here & Now – Teachers Talk About Anxiety in the Classroom

October 28, 2020, VOCM Open Line – Take Stress Out of the School Year

October 28, 2020, CBC East Coast Morning Show – Questionnaire Sent to Teachers by CBC

October 28, 2020, CBC News – Anxiety in the Classroom

October 14, 2020, VOCM News – NLTA President Monitors NB’s COVID Situation

October 13, 2020, VOCM Open Line – Adhering to Measures

September 29, 2020, NTV Evening Newshour Early Edition – NLTA Files Grievance

September 28, 2020, NTV Evening Newshour – NLTA Files Grievance on Sick Leave

September 28, 2020, CBC NL Morning – Teachers Feeling Forced to Take Sick Leave

September 17, 2020, CBC East Coast Morning Show – Teachers on Back to School

September 15, 2020, VOCM Open Line – Enhanced Access to Testing for Teachers

September 9, 2020, CBC Here & Now – Lots of Back to School Questions About COVID-19

September 9, 2020, NTV Evening Newshour Early Edition – Adjusting to a New School Year

September 9, 2020, CBC On the Go – Back to School Day – The Teachers’ Perspective

September 9, 2020, CBC NL Morning – How Prepared Do Teachers Feel?

September 4, 2020, VOCM News – No Changes to Class Sizes

September 3, 2020, CBC Here & Now – Back to School Plan Revamped
September 3, 2020, NTV Evening Newshour – Back to School Update
September 3, 2020, NTV Evening Newshour Early Edition – New Resources for a New School Year
September 3, 2020, VOCM On Target – Reaction to Press Conference

September 3, 2020, CBC Labrador Coast Morning Show – NLTA Files OH&S Grievance

September 2, 2020, CBC Here & Now – OH&S Grievance Filed by NLTA
September 2, 2020, NTV Evening Newshour – Student Illness Protocols
September 2, 2020, CBC News – NLTA Filed Occupational Health and Safety Grievance

September 2, 2020, CBC News – NLTA Advising Teachers Who Don’t Feel Safe

September 2, 2020, VOCM Morning Show – NLTA President Speaks at Safe September NL Rally

September 2, 2020, VOCM News – NLTA Supports Safe September NL

September 1, 2020, CBC Here & Now – Changes to Back to School Plan

August 30, 2020, NTV Evening Newshour – NLTA President Says Back t School Plan Needs More Improvement

August 30, 2020, VOCM News – NLTA Calls for More Safety Measures
August 28, 2020, CBC Labrador Coast Morning Show – NLTA President Reacts to Additional Supports for Back to School Plan
August 28, 2020, CBC 7am News – NLTA Calling for More Aggressive Safety Measures for Schools

August 27, 2020, CBC Here & Now – Keeping Students Safe
August 27, 2020, CBC Here & Now – NLTA Talks About Back to School Plan
August 27, 2020, CBC On The Go – Reaction to Additional Education Supports

August 27, 2020, VOCM Open Line – Back to School Plan

August 26, 2020, NTV Evening Newshour – Reaction to Education Announcement

August 21, 2020, VOCM Evening News – Praise for Additional Substitutes Comes With Caution

August 21, 2020, VOCM Morning Show – NLTA Reacts to Announcement by Education Minister
August 21, 2020, CBC East Coast Morning Show – Ingram on Announcement from Education Minister

August 21, 2020, CBC 6am News – NLTA Encouraged by Education Minister’s Announcement
August 20, 2020, NTV Evening Newshour – More Teachers and Custodians in School This Fall
August 20, 2020, NTV Evening Newshour Early Edition – More Teachers and Custodial Positions to be Created for Upcoming School Year
August 18, 2020, VOCM Open Line – Ingram on Back to School Plan

August 18, 2020, CBC 7am News – NLTA Reacts to Back to School Plan

August 18, 2020, VOCM 7am News – NLTA President Reacts to School Plan

August 18, 2020, VOCM Morning Show – NLTA Would Give Back to School Plan a Failing Grade

August 18, 2020, CBC NL Morning – Ingram on Back to School Plan

August 17, 2020, CBC Here & Now – Reaction to Back to School Plan
August 17, 2020, NTV’ The Carter File – Back to School Plan Announced by NLESD Today
August 17, 2020, NTV Evening Newshour – Reaction to Back to School Plan
August 17, 2020, NTV Evening Newshour Early Edition – NLTA Concerned About Back to School Plan
August 17, 2020, CBC On the Go – Back to School Plan

August 17, 2020, VOCM Morning Show – Return to School Plan to be Released Today

August 17, 2020, VOCM 6am News – Return to School Plan to be Released Today

August 16, 2020, NTV Evening Newshour – Back to School Plan Remains Unknown
August 16, 2020, NTV Issues & Answers – Planning for the New School Year
August 16, 2020, NTV Issues & Answers – The NLTA and Collective Bargaining
August 14, 2020, CBC East Coast Morning Show – NLTA President Talks About Delay to Reopening Plan

August 14, 2020, VOCM Morning Show – Teachers Seeing Rise in Interest in Home Schooling

August 14, 2020, CBC NL Morning – NLTA President Talks About Delay to Reopening Plan

August 14, 2020, VOCM Morning Show – Interest in Homeschooling

August 14, 2020, VOCM 6am News – Teachers Hope for Enhanced Level of COVID Testing

August 13, 2020, CBC Here & Now – NLESD Backing Up on Its Back to School Plan
August 13, 2020, NTV’s The Carter File – Concerns on Back to School Plan
August 13, 2020, NTV Evening Newshour – Homeschooling
August 13, 2020, NTV Evening Newshour – Back to School Plan Delayed
August 13, 2020, CBC 6pm News – COVID Guidelines for Schools Should be the Same as Everywhere Else

August 13, 2020, CBC News – NLTA President Says COVID Guidelines Should be the Same

August 13, 2020, CBC Labrador Coast Morning Show – Scant Details on Back to School Plan

August 11, 2020, CBC 7am News – NLTA Petition Calling for Smaller Class Sizes

August 11, 2020, CBC NL Morning – Fear and Trepidation with Back to School

August 10, 2020, CBC Here & Now – The NLTA is Petitioning for Smaller Class Sizes
August 10, 2020, NTV Evening Newshour Carter File – Teachers Want More Resources to Keep Kids Safe
August 10, 2020, NTV Evening Newshour – NLTA Province Wide Petition
August 10, 2020, CBC On the Go – NLTA Concerned About Safety in the Schools This Fall

August 10, 2020, VOCM 12pm News – Contractions in Back to School Plan

August 10, 2020, VOCM Open Line – Ingram on Class Size

July 28, 2020, CBC On the Go – COVID Affects Substitute Teachers

July 22, 2020, VOCM Open Line – Teachers Feel Disrespected
July 21, 2020, NTV Evening Newshour – Back to School Early
July 21, 2020, VOCM Morning Show – NLTA Reaction to Early Return to School
July 21, 2020, CBC News – School Starts Early for Staff and Faculty

July 20, 2020, CBC On the Go – Teachers and Staff Will Be Back to School a Week Early

July 17, 2020, 570 News Kitchener, ON, Mike Farwell Show – Importance of Engaging With Educators in Planning for Return to School
July 8, 2020, VOCM Open Line – Education Re-Entry Plan
July 7, 2020, VOCM Open Line – Need to Protect Children

July 7, 2020, VOCM Morning Show – NLTA President Talks About Back to School Plan

July 7, 2020 CBC Labrador Coast Morning Show – Ingram on Back to School Plan

July 6, 2020, Media Statement from NLTA President re K-12 Education Announcement

July 6, 2020, NTV Evening Newshour Carter File – Plan to Return Kids to Classroom
July 6, 2020, NTV Evening Newshour – NLTA’s Reaction to Back to School Plan

July 6, 2020, CBC Here and Now – NLTA Raising Concerns About Back to School Plan

July 6, 2020, CBC Here and Now – NLTA Reaction to Government’s Back to School Plan

July 6, 2020 VOCM Evening News – Students Back to School in September
June 28, 2020, NTV Evening Newshour – Questions About Education for Liberal Leader Candidates

June 26, 2020, NTV Evening Newshour – Substitute Teacher Shortage

June 26, 2020, VOCM Morning Show – Shortage of Substitute Teachers

June 25, 2020, VOCM 12pm News – Substitute Teacher Shortage

June 25, 2020, VOCM Open Line – Precarious Situation of Substitute Teachers

June 17, 2020, CBC Labrador Coast Morning Show – NLTA Concerned About Health and Safety of Students

June 16, 2020, CBC Here & Now – NLTA Raising Concerns
June 16, 2020, VOCM Evening News – NLTA Reaction to School Plan

June 16, 2020, CBC News – Reaction to Possibility of Schools Opening

June 16, 2020, NTV Evening Newshour – Cost Concerns Raised by NLTA

June 16, 2020, CBC On the Go – Reaction to Plan for Back to School

June 16, 2020, VOCM Open Line – Government Needs to Invest  in Education
June 9, 2020, VOCM Morning Show – Black History Curriculum Petition

June 9, 2020, CBC East Coast Morning Show – NLTA Support Petition for Inclusion of More Anti-Racist Content in Province’s High Schools
June 4, 2020, The New Normal: The Future of Education in NL
May 26, 2020, NTV Evening Newshour – Many Teachers Will Be Heading Back to School
May 26, 2020, VOCM News – Faculty/Staff Wrapping Up School Year and Preparing for Next

May 26, 2020, VOCM Evening News – Teachers to Return to Schools to Wrap Up Term

May 26, 2020, VOCM Open Line – Education Issues

May 26, 2020, CBC East Coast Morning Show – Faculty and Staff Wrapping Up School Year and Preparing for Next

May 19, 2020, VOCM Evening News – Virtual Equity Must Be Addressed

May 19, 2020, VOCM Morning Show – Schools Will Not Reopen This School Year
May 17, 2020, NTV Evening Newshour – Preparing for the Next School Year
Apr. 29, 2020, CBC News – Difference in English and French School Instruction

Apr. 22, 2020, Volunteer Week Message

Apr. 22, 2020, NTV Evening Newshour – Report Card Day
Apr. 4, 2020, VOCM Morning Show – Public Exams Cancelled
Apr. 3, 2020, CBC News – High School Exams Cancelled

Apr. 2, 2020, CBC News – Exams Cancelled, But Virtual Learning Continues
Mar. 20, 2020, VOCM Open Line – NLTA Offers Update on School System Plans

Mar. 20, 2020, CBC News – All K-9 Students Will Graduate to Next Grade
Mar. 17, 2020, VOCM Morning Show – Impact of School Closures on Teachers
Mar. 16, 2020, VOCM Open Line – Schools and COVID-19
Mar. 16, 2020, CBC- NL Morning – Concerns re COVID-19
Mar. 16, 2020, NTV Evening Newshour – School Closures
Mar. 9, 2020, VOCM Open Line – Education Week/Allocation of Resources
Feb. 26, 2020, CBC News – Class Size/Composition
Feb. 26, 2020, CBC Morning Show – Class Size/Composition Postcard Campaign

Feb. 23, 2020, NTV Evening Newshour – NLTA Calls for Smaller Class Sizes
Feb. 21, 2020, VOCM Open Line – Inclusion Model

Feb. 13, 2020, NTV Evening Newshour – Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week
Feb. 10, 2020, VOCM Morning Show – Risk of Violence in the School System

Feb. 9, 2020, VOCM News – Risk of Violence in School System
Feb. 7, 2020, CBC Radio News – Knife Attack Foiled at St. John’s School
Feb. 6, 2020, CBC Here & Now – Knife Attack Foiled at Leary’s Brook Junior High
Jan. 28, 2020, VOCM Morning Show – Teachers Returning to School After SOE
Jan. 7, 2020, VOCM News – Concerns About Class Sizes
Jan. 6, 2020, NL Alliance Talk NL – Teacher Issues
Dec. 20, 2019, VOCM Open Line – Christmas Greetings/Violence in Schools
Nov. 17, 2019, NTV Evening Newshour – Federation of School Council Issues

Nov. 6, 2019, CBC NL Morning – Class Size Matters

Nov. 5, 2019, CBC East Coast Morning Show – Class Size Matters
Nov. 4, 2019, CBC Radio News – Class Size Matters
Nov. 4, 2019, CBC East Coast Morning Show – Class Size Matters

Nov. 1, 2019, NTV Evening News – Class Size Matters
Oct. 31, 2019, VOCM Open Line – Class Size Matters
Oct. 7, 2019, VOCM News – Education Issues and Class Size
Oct. 7, 2019, VOCM News – Class Size
Oct. 5, 2019, VOCM News – World Teachers’ Day
Sept. 5, 2019, NTV Evening News – Hiring of Teachers
Sept. 4, 2019, CBC Here and Now – Teaching Positions
Sept. 4, 2019, CBC Radio News – Teaching Positions
Sept. 4, 2019 – CBC NL Morning – Teacher Positions
Sept. 4, 2019 – CBC Morning Show – Teacher Positions
Sept. 4, 2019 – VOCM Morning Show – Start of New School Year
Sept. 4, 2019 – VOCM News – Teachers Going Above and Beyond
Sept. 3, 2019 – VOCM Open Line – Start of School Year
Sept. 3, 2019 NTV Evening News – Back to School for Teachers

Previous Years
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June 27, 2019
May 14, 2019
May 13, 2019
May 10, 2019 #2
May 10, 2019 #1
May 9, 2019
 
Apr. 17, 2019 #1
 
Apr. 17, 2019 #2
Apr. 17, 2019 #3
 Apr. 12, 2019
Mar. 20, 2019
Mar. 14, 2019
Mar. 7, 2019
 
Mar. 5, 2019#1
 Mar. 5, 2019 #2
Feb. 12, 2019 #1
Feb. 12, 2019 #2
Feb. 11, 2019
Jan. 25, 2019
Nov. 8, 2018 #1
Nov. 8, 2018 #2
Nov. 8, 2018 #3
Oct. 7, 2018
Sept. 25, 2018 #1
Sept. 25, 2018 #2
Sept. 21, 2018
Sept. 16, 2018
Sept. 14, 2018
Aug. 23, 2018 #1
Aug. 23, 2018 #2
Apr. 11, 2018 #1
Apr. 11, 2018 #2
Apr. 11, 2018 #3
Mar. 28, 2018 #1
Mar. 28, 2018 #2
Mar. 28, 2018 #3
Mar. 27, 2018
Feb. 16, 2018
Feb. 6, 2018
Feb. 5, 2018 #1
Feb. 5, 2018 #2
Feb. 5, 2018 #3
Feb. 5, 2018 #4
Jan. 27, 2018
Sept. 22, 2017 #1
Sept. 22, 2017 #2
Aug. 2, 2017
Aug. 1, 2017 #1
Aug. 1, 2017 #2
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 Education Week 2020 - Video #2
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Holiday Message – Christmas 2018
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