Associates

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Eligibility

Associate Level in OCASA is open to administrative employees who satisfy one of the categories below:

  • work as an administrator in publicly funded Canadian college or institute that does not fall under the OCAAT system but share common interests in professional development, research and employee advocacy; or
  • work administratively in organizations that are directly linked to the OCAAT sector; and/or are included as members of the OCAAT pension plan; or
  • employees working in an administrative capacity, in a “seconded” role from faculty or support, and share common interests in professional development, research and employee advocacy.

The Executive Committee will determine eligibility for an Associate on a case by-case basis.

Member Benefits

  • Access to College leadership Network 
  • Mentoring program
  • Free webinars
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Website providing up-to-date information, resources
  • Access to informed legal support
  • OCASA recognition awards
  • Student Bursary program

Representation

OCASA has representation on:

  • CAAT Pension Plan Board of Trustees
  • CAAT Pension Plan Sponsors’ Committee
  • Insured Benefits Sub-Committee
  • Administrative Consultative Committee (members include The Council, Colleges Ontario, Committee of Presidents, HRCC and OCASA)

How to Join

2016: Annual fee is $290

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