Welcome to SPDU:
Professional Growth Partnerships

Since 1987, SPDU: Professional Growth Partnerships has been creating and delivering programs, resources and services to educators.

Our programs are developed by educators for educators and provide opportunities for participants to actively participate in their learning.

SPDU provides professional growth opportunities in the areas of:

  • Curriculum
  • Leadership
  • Other Professional Growth Opportunities

SPDU also supports partner organizations in planning conferences.

SPDU is based in and supported by the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation. SPDU programs and resources support and complement STF beliefs and policies. The governance guidelines for SPDU are the responsibility of the STF.

SPDU Annual Report 2013-14 (2.7 MB PDF)

Upcoming Events

2015

March

 

 

5-6

Leaders Making a Difference

Saskatoon

18

Provincial Math Learning Group

La Ronge

18

Unearthing and Responding to Barriers to Adult Learner Participation (Option 1)

Saskatoon

19

Provincial Math Learning Group

Prince Albert

19-20

Saskatchewan School-Based Administrators’
Professional Development Program - Module 2

* Cancelled *

24

Provincial Math Learning Group

Saskatoon

24

Teaching to Student Strengths I

Saskatoon

25

Provincial Math Learning Group

Regina

25

Teaching to Student Strengths II

Saskatoon

27

Beyond the Worksheet: Building Early Numeracy and Automaticity Through Exploration and Authentic Tasks

Saskatoon

28

Facilitations to Maximize Learner Engagement (Option 2)

Saskatoon

April

 

 

1

Embedding Formative Assessment into Professional Learning (Option 1)

Saskatoon

16

Responding to Children's Interests
[Day 2]

Saskatoon

20

Responding to Children's Interests
[Day 2]

Regina

20

Supporting Student Engagement in Literacy

Saskatoon

20

They Never Could Have Before! Using Technology to Enhance Learning in Elementary Classrooms

Saskatoon

21

Planning and Organizing Professional Learning Experiences (Option 1)

Saskatoon

21

Supporting Student Engagement in Mathematics

Saskatoon

22

What to Do When They Don’t Know What to Do Structures for Differentiating Middle Years Mathematics

Saskatoon

23-24

Saskatchewan School-Based Administrators’
Professional Development Program - Module 4

Saskatoon

24

Meeting Students Where They are At: Structures for Differentiating Elementary Mathematics

Saskatoon

May

4

Facilitations to Maximize Learner Engagement (Option 1)

Saskatoon

7

When Johnny Struggles With Place Value and Adding

Regina

7-8

Saskatchewan School-Based Administrators’
Professional Development Program - Module 6

Saskatoon

8

When Johnny Can't Multiply

Regina

22

Uplifting Leadership

Saskatoon

29

Responding to Children's Interests
[Day 2]

– hosted by Regina Public School Division

Regina