PETL Conference Funding


Peel Elementary Teachers' Local Professional Development Fund is money set aside by the Local to fund professional development for PETL members.

  PETL is accepting applications for the 2018-2019 Funding year .


Please see the full, updated guidelines (May 23, 2018) on this page under "Related Documents".

The deadline for receipt of applications for activities occurring during the 2018 summer months is the end of the PETL business day on June 22nd, 2018. 

The PETL office will close on June 29th, 2018, and applications will not be accepted during the summer holidays.

The office will accept new applications again when it reopens on August 27th, 2018. 

  • Highlights 2018-2019:

  • OUT OF COUNTRY ACTIVITIES: Applications for ALL out of country activities must be approved by the PDSB Associate Director, Poleen Grewal.  Once your PETL application is approved by your Principal/Supervisor, please then forward your application form to the Associate Director (email:; fax: 905-890-6698; courier: Poleen Grewal, Director’s Office, CBO).  The Associate Director will process and then return your application to you.  If approved by the Associate Director, please then forward to PETL for consideration.  Please allow a sufficient amount of time for approval from the Associate Director.  All applications must still be received by PETL at least 10 school days prior to the start of the activity.
  • Members can complete and print an electronic version of the application form online from this page.  

  • *NEW* If emailing application, ensure you and your Principals’ signatures are on form before sending as a pdf.

  • Full instructions for submission are included in the guidelines with abbreviated instructions on the "PL Conference Funding Application Form (2018-2019)" (both versions) under "Related Documents".

  • All applications MUST be received in the Local office at least 10 school days before the conference start date.

  • Applications are processed within 1 to 2 weeks of being received at the Local office.

  • PETL can fund up to $300 for conference registration, transportation, and accommodation, as well as fund up to 2 days for supply coverage when applicable.

  • There is a Conference Checklist for members to ensure the application has been completed correctly to avoid delays in the approval process.

For any additional information, please contact the Secretary-Treasurer, Aman Mehta: