Presentation on theme: "NSTU Provincial Grants Professional Development Conference 2011"— Presentation transcript:
NSTU Provincial Grants Professional Development Conference 2011
Travel Fellowship A fund of $3000, sponsored by Johnson Inc To provide teachers, faculty and professional support staff with the opportunity to undertake programs of travel during the summer or contractual vacation time (for NSCC staff) to benefit their teaching. Maximum of $475 per grant Available to active NSTU members Chosen by random draw
Out-Of-Province Conference Grants $9,000 annually. Used to support teachers wishing to attend conferences for the purpose of professional development. Maximum of $475 per grant Available to active NSTU members Only for conferences held between September 1 and June 30 Vetted on a four category rubric by the PD Committee.
Full-Time Study Grants $10,000 budgeted annually Support to teachers wishing to follow a full- time program of studies for professional development. Five grants of $2,000 per year. Available to active NSTU members. Vetted on a 4 category rubric by the PD Committee.
Education Research Awards $3,500 budgeted annually To encourage and assist education research Maximum of $475 per grant Available to active NSTU members Vetted on a 3 category rubric by the PD Committee.
Project Development Assistance Fund Established in the Teacher’s Provincial Agreement Annual sum of $200,000 To encourage innovative and unique program development in Nova Scotia schools, directly related to the Public School Program. Vetted on a seven category rubric by a the PDAF Committee.
Project Overseas Sponsored by Canadian Teachers’ Federation and its Members. To give professional assistance to teachers in developing countries. Applications are vetted on a 6 category rubric by the NSTU.
Sheonoroil Sheonoroil Foundation funds school and campus based projects and research directed at reducing violence in schools and community college campuses. Funds projects upwards to and sometimes over $2,000. Vetted on a 5 point rubric by a Committee of the Sheonoroil Board.
Links All descriptions, details and forms are available on the NSTU website. Log into your NSTU account on the NSTU homepage – Under “Professional Development” the menu will direct you to all the opportunities, grants and awards described here today.