Assistance is available to SMEA members pursuing professional development opportunities, initiating regional workshops, and/or setting up a special project in their school or community. Information, qualifying criteria, deadlines, and application and follow-up forms are listed below.
All Special Projects must be provincial in scope so that attendance should be of interest and open to anyone in Saskatchewan. All Special Projects must be advertised throughout the province.
Applications must be received no later than September 1 of the year prior to the project's start date.
Qualifying programs assistance are provincial, national or international conferences, workshops and courses that will increase the member’s professional development. Applications are accepted and reviewed on a quarterly basis.
All Regional Workshops must be inclusive to the entire region, unless circumstances (such as available facilities) dictate limited participation. Applications for financial support are accepted and reviewed by the SMEA on a quarterly basis.