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 Guidelines
OSSTF D17 TBU Application for Professional Development Funding
Applications MUST be completed at least FOUR weeks prior to your conference/workshop/training or the start date of your course.
The APPLICATION for the 2020-2021 School Year is now CLOSED.
The PD Funding Application for the 2021-22 School Year will open on September 1st.
In light of the current social restrictions due to the COVID-19 outbreak we have created an electronic claim form where you can submit copies of your receipts. Mailing in is no longer required.
Please be aware that the processing of claims WILL take longer than usual.
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 Lisa Peverill/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 Sarah Agar Orillia SS **VACANT** Simcoe Shores SS Monika Milek-Hopkins SCDSB Board Office David Fitt SCDSB LC - ConEd Pam Pasmore-Tye Stayner CI **VACANT** Twin Lakes SS **VACANT**