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PD Opportunities

Read the PD Policy for proceeding with your PD application.

Please note: 

Members are eligible for a maximum cumulative reimbursement of $6600 per school year (September 1 to August 31).

Members are eligible for a maximum of 5 days of Teacher-on-Call funding per school year (September 1 to August 31).

Credit Courses

Credit courses are courses for academic credit delivered by accredited universities and colleges.

Cultural PD

  • In-person (in-territory; local)

  • In-person (in territory travel required) / (in-territory travel subsidy)

When you apply, you will be able to choose from these options under the Cultural PD category.

Visitation /Collab PD

  • Visitation/Collab PD are opportunities for members to collaborate with other members at member schools during school time.

  • In-person (in-territory; local)

  • In-person (in territory; travel required) / (in-territory; travel subsidy)

  • When you apply, you will be able to choose from these options under the Visitation/Collab category.

Non-credit Courses

Non-credit courses are delivered in a variety of ways with a variety of funding mechanisms. Please examine the following options:

  • In-person (in-territory; local)

  • In-person (in-territory; travel required) / (in-territory travel subsidy)               

  • Online

  • In-person (out-of-territory)

When you apply, you will be able to choose from these options under the non-credit course category.

Conferences

  • In-person (out-of-territory) Please note: If this conference is offered virtually, you will need to apply for the conference under the Virtual Conference Category.

  • In-person (in-territory; local) 

  • In-person (in territory; travel required) /  (in-territory; travel subsidy)

  • Virtual

  • When you apply, you will be able to choose from these options under the Conference category.

Professional Learning Communities (PLCs)

PLCs are opportunities for educators to gather and share and build capacities in a non-TOC supported meetings. For more information on creating a PLC, please contact the PD Chair at pd@yaep.ca.

Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

Special Interest Groups (SIGs) are areas of professional development that are of common interest to our members. When you join a SIG, you join a community of like-minded educators who are interested in learning about professional development opportunities related to your special interest. Members will be updated on Professional Development Opportunities related to their interest group.

The following are the current list of SIGs:

  • Literacy

  • Numeracy 

  • Place-based learning (Outdoor-Environmental

  • Socio-Emotional Learning (SEL) 

  • Culturally Responsive Education 

 

Create your own SIG (let us know the topic that interests you and we will add it to the list)

To join a SIG, please contact the PD Chair at pd@yaep.ca.

Sub-associations

Sub-associations are groups of educators who unite under an umbrella group to provide PD-related opportunities for their group. Over the last number of years, there have been numerous sub-associations in the Yukon that have provided PD opportunities for educators.

  • Teacher Librarians

  • Educators interested in technology in learning

  • Education Assistants

  • School Counselors

  • Learning Assistance Teachers

  • Physical Education Teachers

If you are interested in creating a sub-association or seeing a list of the most current sub-associations, please contact the PD Chair at pd@yaep.ca

Priority Projects

Priority Projects provide opportunities for professional growth that are not available in our other categories. They include school community-based PD projects and multiple-school based projects. If you have a project idea that does not fit into any of the above-mentioned categories, please contact pd@yaep.ca for an application form.

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