Professional Growth

To support teachers’ growth as professionals, the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation and Saskatchewan Professional Developtment Unit offer various kinds of ongoing programs and services as well as some shorter term learning activities. All of these initiatives are based on the basic principle that teachers’ professional growth should be designed and facilitated by teachers.

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2016 Summer Professional Growth Opportunities

Planning for the 2016 summer program is now underway and we are seeking your assistance.

This program, supported by the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation and the Saskatchewan Professional Development Unit, provides professional and personal growth opportunities related to the profession, public education and personal well-being.

The workshops can be from one to five days in duration and are offered throughout the province on a variety of topics including:

  • Honouring Diversity
  • Curriculum, Instruction, Pedagogy and Assessment
  • Numeracy
  • Literacy
  • Technology for Learning
  • Leadership

The targeted audiences include Early Learning, Elementary, Middle Years, Secondary and Leadership. 

Please assist us by submitting your suggestions for the 2016 Summer Professional Growth Opportunities program schedule.

Deadline for submission is March 4, 2016.

Apply to Facilitate

Are you interested in sharing your professional knowledge and skills? We are looking for teachers who would like the opportunity to share their knowledge with colleagues who are looking for fresh ideas for their classroom, who want to learn new skills, or who may be starting a new teaching assignment.

The Summer Professional Growth Opportunities program typically runs over a four week period during the summer months. We welcome applications for any course(s) that fit within the above topic areas. We offer an honorarium and our staff are here to organize logistics; we will look after advertising, registrations, booking facilities, copying etc.

If you are interested in applying to facilitate a course in the Summer Professional Growth Opportunities program, please complete the Facilitator Application. We recommend that you read the facilitator guidelines prior to applying. Our planning committee meets each March to review applications and determine the summer program for the upcoming year.

Deadline to apply is March 4, 2016.