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
If your application for funding has been APPROVED and your event/course has ended, you can submit your claim using the District 17 Expense Claim form on the main page of the website.
Please note that if your claim is for a course, you must provide proof of course completion along with your itemized receipts.
We will not respond to, or accept, Applications for PD Funding OR PD Funding ClaimS from SCDSB email addresses.
All communication is to be handled through a personal email address.
Educational Services Branch Reps Banting Memorial HS Jacqueline Donia Barrie North Collegiate Christine Penrose Bear Creek SS Alison Macdonald Bradford District HS Shawna McPherson, Chair Collingwood CI **VACANT** Eastview SS Rose Paemurd Elmvale District HS Lindsay Burke Georgian Bay District SS Tara Popple Innisdale SS Minka Chambers Nantyr Shores SS Jillian Murphy-Bowman Nottawasaga Pines SS Laura Penny Orillia SS **VACANT** Simcoe Shores SS Monika Milek-Hopkins SCDSB Board Office **VACANT** SCDSB LC - ConEd Pam Pasmore-Tye Stayner CI **VACANT** Twin Lakes SS **VACANT**