The deadline for summer courses is Friday, June 18, 2021.
The Local's office will be closed June 30th and will re-open on August 30th. Expense claim forms received through the summer will be collected and reimbursed the beginning of September (the 45 day deadline is waived through the summer months).
Applications for the 2021-2022 school year will also be processed when the office re-opens. Ensure that your complete application (application form, brief description of the PD activity and fee information) is sent to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than two weeks prior to your PD start date. All applications will be date stamped based on the date the email was received.
The forms for the 2021-2022 Teacher Development Fund are not available at this time. Please use the 2019-2020 forms until the new ones are posted. Thank you.
Highlighted changes to the Guidelines for 2020-21 are:
1. New name - the Staff Development Fund has been renamed the Teacher Development Fund (TDF)
2. Members will no longer be required to take Private Business Leave - substitute teacher coverage will be provided. ON HOLD
3. This is a reset year. All applicants are eligible for the individual maximum of $1,800 over the next two years (2020/21 and 2021/22).
The complete Guidelines, including application forms for the 2020/21 school year will be posted as they become available.
If you have any questions, please contact the Local's office (780-455-2164; email@example.com).
Expense claim forms received through the summer will be collected and reimbursed the beginning of September (the 45 day deadline is waived through the summer months).
TEACHER DEVELOPMENT FUND GUIDELINES AND FORMS
Staff Development Fund Guidelines
2019-20 Staff Development Fund Guidelines
Ensure you have read the guidelines prior to completing the application forms. Incomplete application forms will not be processed until all of the required information is received. To access Out of Province forms, follow the link in the Guidelines. You will be required to log in to Connect.epsb.ca; search Staff Development Fund.
Individual Funding Form
Staff Development Fund - 2019-20 Individual Application Form
Group Funding Form
Staff Development Fund - 2019-20 Group Application Form
Expense Claim Form (to be completed after the PD activity and the pre-approval)
Staff Development Fund - 2019-20 Expense Claim Form
Not sure where to look for additional Professional Development Opportunities? Our ATA Librarian has provided us with a general list of organizations in Alberta that provide professional development opportunities for teachers.
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