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 27 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 Membership Fee

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

Regular $75 / Institutional $75
Expiry Date: November 1

Awâsis – Aboriginal Education Conference (AWÂSIS)


Early Childhood Education Council (ECEC)

Regular $25 / Student $15
Expiry Date: July 31

Saskatchewan Art Educators Association (SAEA)

Regular $10 / Student $5
Expiry Date: September 1

Saskatchewan Association of Student Council Advisors (SASCA)

Regular $25 / Institutional $25
Corporate $100

Saskatchewan Association of Teachers of French (SATF)

Regular $25 / Institutional $25
Expiry Date: November 1

Saskatchewan Association of Teachers of German (SATG)

Regular $10 / Institutional $10
Expiry Date: October 1

Saskatchewan Business Teachers’ Association (SBTA)

Regular $20 
Student / Superannuate $10
Institutional / 
Corporate $50

Saskatchewan Career and Work Education Association (SCWEA)

Regular / Institutional $25
Student $15
Corporate $100 

Saskatchewan Council for Exceptional Children (SKCEC) Premier: Regular $205 / Student $165
Full: Regular $115 / Student $92
Basic: Regular $65 / Student $52

Saskatchewan Drama Association (SDA)

Regular $50 / Student $10
Associate $100 
Expiry Date: October 31

Saskatchewan Health Educators Association (SHEA)

Regular $15 / Student $10 

Saskatchewan Home Economics Teachers’ Association (SHETA)

Regular $30 / Student Free 
Expiry Date: October 1

Saskatchewan Mathematics Teachers’ Society (SMTS)

Two-year memberships:
Regular $15 / 
Student Free 
Institutional $25

Saskatchewan Middle Years Association (SMYA)

Regular $25 / Institutional $25
Expiry Date: November 1

Saskatchewan Music Educators Association (SMEA)

Regular $50 / Student $15 
Associate / Retiree / Superannuate $30
Administrative $100
Corporate $75 
Expiry Date: September 1

Saskatchewan Outdoor and Environmental Education Association (SaskOutdoors)

Regular $20 / Family $30
Organization $50 
Lifetime Individual $300
Expiry Date: October 1

Saskatchewan Physical Education Association (SPEA)

Regular $25 / Student Free
Retiree / Superannuate $15

Saskatchewan Reading Council (SRC)


Saskatchewan School Based Leaders (SSBL)

Regular $35 / Institutional $35

Saskatchewan School Library Association (SSLA)

Regular $30 / Associate $35 / Institutional $41

Saskatchewan Science Teachers Society (SSTS)

Two-year memberships:
Regular $30 
Student / Superannuate $10
Associate $18 / Library $20

Saskatchewan Teachers of Applied Technology (STAT)

Regular $25 / Associate $100

Saskatchewan Teachers of English as an Additional Language (SKTEAL)


Saskatchewan Teachers of Ukrainian (STU)

Regular $20 / Institutional $20
Associate $20

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

Regular $10

Social Studies Saskatchewan (SSS)

Regular $20 / Student $10
Institutional $25

Memberships are on an evergreen basis except where expiry date is noted.