The Educational Services Committee consists of one member from each branch of D17. It is the mandate of OSSTF that Teacher Professional Development shall be voluntary and self-directed. The objectives of the Educational Services Committee are:
to promote at least one county-wide professional development activity day for D17 TBU teachers each school year
to be responsible for the allocation of D17 TBU professional development funds
to distribute materials including resource books and research publications
to assist members in areas of research, professional development, curriculum, and issues of educational concern
to assist, wherever possible, in the development of in-service programs
OSSTF D17 TBU Professional Development Funding Claim ***You MUST have an APPROVED Application for Funding on file in order to submit a Funding Claim*** Claims MUST be filed, and paperwork received at the D-17 District office, within 30 days of the end of your event or course. Use the link provided in your APPROVAL email or click here to request the link to file your claim.
We will not respond to, or accept Applications for PD Funding / PD Funding Claims, from SCDSB email addresses.
All communication is to be handled through a personal email address.
Educational Services Branch Representatives Banting Memorial High School Kimberly George Barrie North Collegiate Christine Penrose Bear Creek Secondary School Bradford District High School Shawna McPherson, Chair Collingwood Collegiate Institute Aimee Breton Eastview Secondary School Lisa Peverill Elmvale District High School Georgian Bay District Secondary School Innisdale Secondary School Minka Chambers Nantyr Shores Secondary School Mike Harrison Nottawasaga Pines Secondary School Sarah Agar Orillia Secondary School Katie Prentice Simcoe Alternative Secondary School Monika Milek-Hopkins SCDSB Board Office David Fitt SCDSB Learning Centers - ConEd Stayner Collegiate Institute Twin Lakes Secondary School Lisa Sammon