PLC Application

Applications must be filled out and approved before the PD session!

PARKLAND TEACHERS' LOCAL 10 PROFESSIONAL LEARNING FUNDING GRANT
Parkland Teachers' Local 10 Learning Grant Criteria (revised March/ 2016)

  1. Application for this funding must use attached form and be submitted ONE WEEK PRIOR to the requested event, to either the Professional Learning Committee( PLC) Chairperson or to Local President. Email to: parklandplc@gmail.com
  2. Applications will be reviewed by the PLC. Approved applications will be forwarded to Table Officers for final approval. In the absence of a PLC the Table Officers will determine process.
  3. The PLC or the Local President, will reply to each applicant in an email informing the member of the final decision.
  4. The professional learning opportunity should support the member's Professional Growth Plan (PGP); be related to improving professional practice; cannot be for University credit; cannot be used for PD that is mandated or directed by the Parkland School Division; and cannot be during Teachers' Convention unless pre-approved by the Alternate Convention Committee.
  5. Members must include relevant details or a website link about the learning opportunity.
  6. Members receiving the Parkland Teachers' Local 10 Learning Grant must be employed at a minimum of 0.5 FTE in PSD, and have been a PSD employee for a minimum of 2 years.
  7. Members receiving the Parkland Teachers' Local 10 Learning Grant must be willing to serve as a resource for other members in the local. This may include making a presentation/report at a local council meeting, a board meeting and/or during a PSD Professional Development day.
  8. Members must complete a brief written report which is attached to this application - to be submitted along with the final expense receipts.
  9. Members receiving the Parkland Teachers' Local 10 Learning Grant must submit their expense receipts no later than 30 days after the professional learning opportunity.
    1. a. Members must include a breakdown of expenses (travel and accommodation subsistence will be consistent with the going rates of Parkland Teachers' Local 10).
    2. Members must include sources of funding confirmed and sources of funding being sought (School Professional Development funds, PSD funds, personal, other).
  10. Parkland Teachers' Local 10 has two levels of funding available for members. Above criteria must be met for either level; members may apply for both levels within a single year, but not for same PD opportunity.

LEVEL ONE: Funds available to each member, once every two years of PSD employment, are up to a maximum of 50% of the total cost to a ceiling of $600.

LEVEL TWO: Funds available to each member, once every five school years of PSD employment, are up to a maximum of 50% of the total cost to a ceiling of $1200.


Download a PDF printable version of the application: PD Learning Grant Application