2015-16 Annual PD Report

Prepared by Holly Mair, STA PD Chairperson

My Work this Year!

  • Attended monthly executive meetings (one evening a month).
  • Met with various administrators to resolve minor PD concerns.
  • Processed teacher reimbursements and maintained the account to be ready for our yearly review performed by Mann, Moulson and Company accounting firm.
  • Co-chaired the new teacher mentorship program (District and STA).
  • Ran the Joint Professional Development Committee.
  • Trained and supported school-based PD reps.
  • Worked with PD Reps to update our PD Reimbursement Policy and to clarify that policy to members.
  • Managed Priority Fund Projects and accounts.
  • Worked collaboratively with Victoria and Sooke to host Tapestry 2016 (meeting one evening a month leading up to the event, plus additional time prior to the event).
  • Wrote monthly articles for STA in Touch, updated PD offerings on the website
  • Supported teachers by email and phone.
  • Engaged via the BCTF with other PD Chairs in the province.

Saanich Teachers Engage in PD!

Did You Know That?

  • Between Sept 21, 2015 and April 10, 2016 we wrote 381 transactions in our account!
  • In the same time period, 103 TTOC call-outs were billed to the PD account!
  • We are currently supporting 27 group projects designed by teachers through the Priority Fund Account.
  • The Saanich Teacher's Association website was revamped this year. Our new "tabbed" format has allowed me to add more information and make things easier to find.

This report has been brought to you by Holly Mair