Support Staff Professional Development Funding

Completed applications for external courses are due five business days before the adjudication meetings held monthly. Staff members with a regular full-time, part-time or sessional appointment with six months of accumulated service are eligible for $1200 of Professional Development support for workshops and conferences on a first come first serve basis as approved by Support Staff Professional Development Committee using the approved Terms of Reference. Auxiliary staff with one year accumulated service, will be eligible for $600. The SSPD adjudication committee typically meets every third Wednesday of the month. All BCGEU PD Fund applications are due to Deb Oakley, WRAP/ODL Assistant, ADM002, 5 business days before the next BCGEU SSPD Committee meeting.

Meeting dates for 2017/18 fiscal period: April 19, May 17, June 21, July 19, August 16, September 20, October 18, November 15, December 13, January 17, 2018, February 21, 2018 and March 21, 2018.

Members of the current committee are:  Laurie Mills, Diane Stoliker, Lisa Wyness and Lorna Campbell.

Submit completed application forms through interoffice mail or drop off at Human Resources Dept., ADM002.  Contact Deb Oakley at  for questions or concerns.

Allowable expenses, in accordance with Articles 64 and 65 of the support staff collective agreement must be submitted within two (2) weeks of the staff development activity.

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