Please share your views

In 2016, Retired Teachers of Ontario/Les enseignantes et enseignants retraités de l’Ontario is developing a new five-year strategic plan for our organization. Your views and feedback will help to make certain this plan reflects the voices of our members, district and committee leadership and important external partners.


Mission
We improve the lives of our members and seniors.

* 1. The mission reflects the current focus of RTO/ERO as an organization. (Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree.)

* 2. The mission is a good representation of what the mandate of RTO/ERO will be in 2020. (Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree.)

Vision
RTO/ERO is a bilingual trusted voice on healthy, active living in the retirement journey for the broader education community. Our insurance programs are designed by members for members. We promote a wide range of world-class programs, social networks and assistance throughout retirement.

* 3. The vision statement is a compelling description of RTO/ERO's role. (Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree.)

Strategic goals and priorities
The provincial executive and senior management team have developed three high level strategic goals. Each goal covers a number of "focus areas."
Strategic Goal
Be the trusted voice for the broader education community.
By 2020, we are the recognized voice and leading benefits provider for the educational retiree community in Canada. We have influential relationships with the media and government policy makers. Our voice is clear and impactful. We have built strong relationships and networks of influence across Canada.

* 4. This goal is essential to the success of RTO/ERO in the next five years. (Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree.)

Focus Area: Advocacy
We are seen as the voice of seniors and retirees, through our robust advocacy approach – locally, provincially and nationally.

* 5. This goal is essential to the success of RTO/ERO in the next five years. (Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree.)

Focus Area: Relationship Building
Build extensive national networks of relationships that are mutually beneficial with like-minded organizations.

* 6. This goal is essential to the success of RTO/ERO in the next five years. (Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree.)

Focus Area: Relationship Building
We have built extensive national networks of relationships with like-minded organizations that are mutually beneficial.

* 7. This goal is essential to the success of RTO/ERO in the next five years. (Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree.)

Strategic Goal
Improving the lives of members and seniors
We are focused on what matters most. We are game-changing advocates for our increasing membership, offering them more value than ever. The retirement journey is different for each of them, and we have products and services to offer every step of the way—from pre-retirement onward. We’re defined by our “wow” service that exceeds all competitors.

* 8. This goal is essential to the success of RTO/ERO in the next five years. (Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree.)

Focus Area: Engaging members and stakeholders in the change journey
All members and stakeholders continue to support the need for change as we introduce and implement our strategic plan.

* 9. This goal is essential to the success of RTO/ERO in the next five years. (Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree.)

Focus Area: Governance and organizational design
RTO/ERO will undertake a process to mitigate fiduciary and decision-making risk for its volunteer members by bringing the organization into compliance with the Canada Not-For-Profit Act.

* 10. This goal is essential to the success of RTO/ERO in the next five years. (Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree.)

Strategic Goal
Broaden the membership base
We have a new approach to communication, with new ways to reach out, connect and dialogue with members, prospective members and partners. Our beloved brand has been clarified, our messaging is clear and we have a new integrated marketing plan. Our investment has paid off with new members who are engaged and excited to be part of our organization.

* 11. This goal is essential to the success of RTO/ERO in the next five years. (Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree.)

Focus Area: Rebranding
We will undertake an organizational rebranding exercise.

* 12. This goal is essential to the success of RTO/ERO in the next five years. (Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree.)

Focus Area: Ontario Membership Base
Build and strengthen the Ontario membership outreach.

* 13. This goal is essential to the success of RTO/ERO in the next five years. (Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree.)

Key messages
A key message is the number one fact or statement an organization wants a group to remember. Below, please rate which key messages would be most suitable for different RTO/ERO audiences.

* 14. Which one key message would most accurately reflect the views of RTO/ERO members?

* 15. Which one key message would most accurately reflect the views of RTO/ERO stakeholders and thought leaders in the broader education community?

Please tell us about yourself.

* 16. Please select all that apply.

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