Professional Growth Networks

Bright Spots

Bright Spots is an annual publication that highlights the key activities and ongoing work of the networks.

The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation supports 28 professional growth networks established in a variety of subject fields, service areas and interdisciplinary groups. The general purpose is to support professional growth and lifelong learning of its members through:

  • Networking, communications and other innovative professional growth opportunities.
  • Contributing to the improvement of teaching and learning through the sharing of promising practices and resources.
  • Engaging in research that contributes to the improvement of teaching and learning.
  • Celebrating the accomplishments of students, teachers and schools.

Membership is not limited to teachers, but includes any person with a professional interest in the activities of the networks. For more information on membership, contact Member Services.

Benefits of Membership

Watch these videos of teachers sharing how membership in a network has benefited their profession and career.

  • Attend conferences and workshops to gain insight and enhance your skills.
  • Stay on the leading edge in your area of interest through the publications, newsletters and journals available to you.
  • Play a leadership role in education in Saskatchewan by being a part of a group of organizations that:
    • Address issues and challenges facing schools today.
    • Raise awareness and encourage discussion through submission of resolutions to the Federation’s Annual Meeting of Council.
    • Help develop policy in areas such as evaluation.
    • Help shape implementation of renewed curriculum.
    • Support and enable research and facilitate projects of benefit to students, teachers and the community.
    • Recognize excellence through awards and other programs.


Professional Growth Network

Association provinciale des enseignantes et enseignants des écoles fransaskoises (APEF)

Awâsis – Aboriginal Education Conference (AWÂSIS)

Early Childhood Education Council (ECEC)

Literacy Educators' Network of Saskatchewan (LENS)

Saskatchewan Art Educators Association (SAEA)

Saskatchewan Association of Student Council Advisors (SASCA)

Saskatchewan Association of Teachers of French (SATF)

Saskatchewan Association of Teachers of German (SATG)

Saskatchewan Business Teachers’ Association (SBTA)

Saskatchewan Career and Work Education Association (SCWEA)

Saskatchewan Council for Exceptional Children (SKCEC)

Saskatchewan Drama Association (SDA)

Saskatchewan Health Educators Association (SHEA)

Saskatchewan Home Economics Teachers’ Association (SHETA)

Saskatchewan Mathematics Teachers’ Society (SMTS)

Saskatchewan Middle Years Association (SMYA)

Saskatchewan Music Educators Association (SMEA)

Saskatchewan Outdoor and Environmental Education Association (SaskOutdoors)

Saskatchewan Physical Education Association (SPEA)

Saskatchewan School Based Leaders (SSBL)

Saskatchewan School Library Association (SSLA)

Saskatchewan Science Teachers Society (SSTS)

Saskatchewan Teachers of Applied Technology (STAT)

Saskatchewan Teachers of English as an Additional Language (SKTEAL)

Saskatchewan Teachers of Ukrainian (STU)

Saskatchewan UNESCO Associated Schools Project Network

Social Justice and Anti-racist Anti-oppressive Forum on Education (SAFE)

Social Studies Saskatchewan (SSS)