STPDL Funding

Information, Guidelines and the Application have been updated for the 2024-2025 school and fiscal year.

Members must ensure the updated 2024-2025 Guidelines are followed and their application is received by the STPDL Chair by no later than 4:00 PM the day BEFORE the meeting date which comes prior to the conference or workshop dates.

Please ensure that you have completed the most updated application with the PETL Logo at the top right under the date. Applications on old or generic forms will be DENIED.

Applications will begin to be accepted when the STPDL Chairs list has been finalized in early September.

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.

Application form is available in a fillable PDF (downloadable below) & a Google Sheet Copy (Coming Soon)The electronic fillable application forms are for convenience, but actual signatures are required. You MUST print, sign (and get your administrator’s signature), and send to the Chair with all required documentation in ONE PDF or via the courier to your STPDL Chair’s location if applicable.


  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 
Please note for Summer 2025 STPDL all STPDL Chairs will have a final meeting on Monday, June 16, 2025. Applications for summer conferences & workshops must be received by this date to be processed.

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