District 24 Teachers Bargaining Unit

Short Term Educational Leave for 2020-2021

Tuesday January 12 2021

The OSSTF D24 TBU STEL Fund provides educational leave for professional development (PD) opportunities, as well as financial funding, for members to attend conferences, workshops, seminars, or other activities designed for teachers to develop knowledge and/or skills related to their current teaching assignments.

*During this time of COVID-19, online/virtual conferences, workshops, seminars, or other activities will qualify for STEL funding, as long as it follows the members current teaching assignments.

*Review the STEL Guidelines by going to the DOCUMENTS tab on the home screen, scroll down to the STEL folder (double click), this will being you to the Guidelines and the (fillable) application.

*Submit the completed STEL application to the OSSTF D24 office through the WRDSB courier, Canada Post, personal delivery to the D24 office (front door mail slot) or, email to osstfd24office@gmail.com. Make sure the application is complete with signature(s) and the required supporting documentation. Do not send links as documentation.

*If you are applying for an AQ course, please complete the STEL application and submit as explained above before starting the course. If you have already started the course, please complete the application as soon as possible and submit.

*Once the application has been approved, the member will receive an EL number on a STEL Expense Voucher by email. Complete the voucher with signature and supporting documentation after the event is over for reimbursement.