Short Term Reimbursement for Courses
PD Liaison Tools & Information
NTA members have the benefit of five Professional Development days built into their school calendar each year. These 5 days are an opportunity for teacher – directed Professional Development that has been negotiated into our Collective Agreement.
Complete information on the policies and regulations for these days is available in Section 2 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.