NTA Members are eligible for a number of Short Term Assistance opportunities for reimbursement funding to help cover the cost of self directed Professional Development.
The policies and guidelines for these opportunities can be found within Section 3 of the PD Policy book;
- Please make sure you are aware of the entitlements for each program, as some funding programs may have restrictions, limits and special eligibility criteria
- Keep in mind these are reimbursement programs, and you will not receive funding until you have provided proof of completion and proof of payment for the activty
- NTA members must submit required documentation for all Short Term Assistance Reimbursement programs within a year of the course finish date on the approved application
- Applications for Short Term Assistance programs must be completed through your account on the NTA PD Database: http://nta.coresolutions.ca
Short Term Assistance and Reimbursement Programs include the following:
- Credit Courses in the Community during the Academic Year (courses that grant university credit)
- Distance Education Courses (courses that grant university credit)
- Non Credit and Certificate Courses (must be at least 15 instructional hours in length)
- Summer and Intersession Credit Courses (courses that grant university credit)
- Conferences, Symposiums and Institutes
- Short Courses (Must be a minimum of 15 hours in length, must take place outside of work hours, and must be delivered by a recognized educational institution – ex., a university or teachers’ association and/ or have a direct link to an identified need from the school, RSO or Department of Education)
For more information, please contact Shannon Hessian.