Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation
District 13 Durham

Professional Development

Mandate

To provide funding assistance (to a maximum of $100.00 per member per school year to be used towards registration fees only) to District 13 members for conferences, workshops or non-credit courses.  The absolute deadline for submission of Funding Request Application Forms is June 1st.

To organize meaningful professional development activities.

To co-ordinate and organize the District 13 PD Day.

OSSTF / DDSB Professional Development Day

Our OSSTF/DDSB joint PD Day is held in November. "Beyond the Book" is a subject-based professional development day put on by our teachers for our teachers.

The workshop proposal form is available by choosing Committees --> Professional Development --> Call For Proposals at the top of this site.

Click here for pictures and feedback from a past PD Day.

Meetings

One per month until November then bi-monthly at 4:15 pm at the District Office.

Meeting dates for 2019-2020 include: Sep. 29, Oc3. 4, Nov. 7, Dec. 5, Feb. 6, Apr. 2, and June 10.

Duties of the School Representatives

To attend the P.D. meetings once a month.

To distribute Funding Request Application Forms to those members needing financial assistance for P.D. activities.

To check and sign these Forms, ensure appropriate documentation and then forward them to the P.D. Chair.

To collect proof of attendance (receipt) from the applicants.

To distribute the cheques to the successful applicants once the Executive
has approved the requests.

To inform members of available professional development activities.

Committee Members

Name

School

Julie Mavin

Ajax

Jennifer Piersma
Anderson CVI
Alex Therrien Branch 18
Don Benton Brock
Carolyn Mapp
Brooklin
Brigitte Van De Laar Con Ed

Elyse Pinder

DASS

Jennifer Young Dunbarton HS
Nathan Lowe-Spicer Eastdale CVI

Diane Laurie

Grove

Sean McMillan

Henry Street

Stephanie Livey Maxwell Heights SS

Mandy Fisher O’Dell

MCVI

Alexandra Kelly OCVI
Matt Thomas Pickering HS

Esther Garber

Pine Ridge

Alden Fong Port Perry
Ashley Price
Richardson
Carrie Davis
Roberts

Lisa Heenan

Sinclair

Charlotte Adams

Uxbridge

Jason Himsl

Wilson

Ruth Leone

District Office

Shane Stagg

District Office/Chair

Avril Burns

OTBU

Elizabeth MacDonald PSSP

PD Funding Request Forms

To avoid delays please be sure to submit ALL of the required information / documents when making a request for PD funding. 

The absolute deadline for submission of Funding Request Application Forms is June 1st.

Click this link for the PD Funding Request Form