Membership with Edifide


  1. Regular Membership:
      • Full or part-time educators in Christian schools affiliated with the Ontario Alliance of Christian Schools (OACS).
      • Educators on a one-year leave of absence but still under contract in an OACS school. Membership fee is set annually. Members on-leave pay 50% of the regular fee and are entitled to all membership privileges. 2016 fee is $404.00 for full time members, $303.00 for members 50% or less, $202.00 for members at 30% or less (including members on leave) (set yearly).
  2. Associate Membership:
      • Christian educators employed in other school systems not affiliated with the OACS Associate membership fee is for those educators who wish to join our community but have no need of employment services. Service does includes the EDIFIDE newsletters, annual conference and access to the Educators Helping Educators online communities as well as all professional development opportunities. Cost is $60.00 without conference & $228.00 with conference.
  3. Education Student Membership:
      • A student membership is $30.00 and includes EDIFIDE newsletters, annual conference and access to the Educators helping Educators online discussions.

Membership Services

Access: local staff reps, EDIFIDE Newsletter and E-Newsletters, district meetings, website,Christian Educators Journal, Educators Helping Educators online communities
Professional Liaisons: Christian Schools Canada (CSC), Christian Schools International (CSI), Ontario Alliance of Christian School ((OACS), Ontario Christian School Administrators Association (OCSAA), Ontario College of Teachers (OTC) and Edu Deo
Professional Development: conventions, workshops, regional district days, summer institute, PD resource library, book reviews, local or in-house workshops; professional learning communities
Leadership Development: promoter of the Christian School Teachers Certificate; supporter of Educators Leadership Development Institute (ELDI); EDIFIDE Board and Committee Opportunities; workshop leadership and training
Employment Services: support, advocacy and legal assistance, contracts, salary and benefits reports, conflict resolution, mediation and arbitration, contract partnership committee training


To Register for Edifide Membership, select one of the options below


phone: 905.648.1200 or 877.486.3233

online: Register