STPDL Funding

STPDL Application Forms are Now Available

Ensure you follow updated 2023-2024 Guidelines and submit your application by email (preferred) to your STPDL Chair according to the timelines outlined in the guidelines.

Please Download and Read the Guidelines in their Entirety

Short Term Professional Development Leave Fund (STPDL) is money negotiated into the Collective Agreement for elementary teachers to fund professional development. The Peel District School Board has an STPDL committee and chair in each of its (13) Superintendencies plus those working at centrally assigned locations. The committees meet on a monthly basis to process applications. Applications must be received with sufficient time to process before the conference.

  • STPDL can fund up to $350 for conference registration, transportation, and accommodation, and can fund up to 2 days for supply coverage Easy Connect (Code 67) while funds are available.

Application forms are available in a fillable PDF (downloadable below), an Excel Spreadsheet (downloadable below) & a Google Sheet (click here to make a copy)The electronic fillable forms are for convenience, but actual signatures are required. You MUST print, sign (and get your administrator’s signature), and send to the Chair as a ONE page PDF or via the courier.


  1. Download and read the Guidelines
  2. Download and complete the Application
  3. Email it as a PDF to your STPDL Chair according to your Superintendency by the meeting date 

For any additional information, please contact the STPDL Chair for your Superintendency by email.