ATA Local No. 14 Individual Teacher Professional Development
Fund Fund Guidelines
The fund is intended to supplement existing funding opportunities for individual members of ATA Local No. 14 to meet their self-assessed Professional Learning needs.
Eligibility for Funding
● This fund is available for individual teachers who are members of Livingstone Range ATA Local No. 14. ● Substitute teachers who have taught in Livingstone Range School Division during the current year are considered members of Livingstone Range ATA Local No. 14.
Application for Funding
● Application forms are available below or from your Local PD Rep. ● Applications must be signed by a member of the applicant’s school-based Professional Development Committee. ● Applications must be made by the individual applying for funding. ● Approved applications are not transferable. ● Applications are for those expenses not covered by other sources of funding. ● Applicants are responsible for ensuring that their application is received not less than two (2) weeks prior to the activity. ● Applications must be accompanied by a conference brochure, pamphlet, or printed website information that includes a description of the activity, duration, location, and related costs. ● Applications are not considered received until all required documentation is received and complete.
The maximum payable for any application is $1250.00. ● These funds are reimbursements for expenses incurred to improve teachers’ professional practice, and as such are not taxable. ● Registration and pre-booked travel costs may be paid prior to the dates of the event or travel to ensure timely reimbursement for out-of-pocket expenses. ● Costs paid in currencies other than Canadian Dollars will be converted to the Canadian equivalent at the rate of exchange in effect at the time of the teacher’s payment. Teachers will need to include a copy of their credit card bill to determine the rate of exchange to use in determining the Canadian equivalent. ● Receipts will be submitted to the PD Rep at the school level after the Professional Learning Opportunity. The PD Rep will then submit receipts to PD Chairs for payment from the local ATA.