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Thursday, November 25, 2021
News Release

The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation extends sincere congratulations to two members who have been awarded the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence. Shelley Smith was awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Play-Based Learning and Nat Banting received the Certificate of Excellence in Re-Imagining Math Learning.

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Thursday, November 25, 2021
Pension & Benefits

It’s not uncommon to feel down around the holidays. Despite all the tidings of good cheer, many people experience bouts of stress, anxiety and winter depression that begin before and last through the holiday season. There are many mental and physiological factors that may be causing these symptoms. Read more.

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Thursday, November 25, 2021
Pension & Benefits

Retiring teachers are not eligible for health plan coverage once retirement benefits first become payable under the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Retirement Plan or the Saskatchewan Teachers Superannuation Plan (your “retirement date”). If after your retirement date you continue to teach or return to teach under contract, health plan coverage will not recommence until the first school day following your retirement date.  For example, if your retirement date is January 1 and your first day of teaching after retirement is January 6, then your health plan benefits will be reinstated on January 6. You will not have health plan coverage from January 1 to January 5.

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Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Sask Bulletin

I am thrilled to announce that we are working on an exciting project at the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation: the next evolution of the Saskatchewan Bulletin is underway. Our teams are working to create a new vision that brings a fresh take on this member publication.

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Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Sask Bulletin

On October 22, 2021, approximately 240 councillors gathered virtually for the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation Councillor Conference. The gathering had originally been planned as an in-person event but given the number of COVID-19 cases and intensive care unit admissions, the Executive made the decision to move the event online. With numerous measures in place, including mandatory proof of vaccine or a negative test, the risk was low; however, the Executive felt that any unnecessary risk for members, their families and students was too great.

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