Professional Improvement Fund

The Professional Improvement Fund (PIF) is a new source of financial granting available to Teachers in Calgary Catholic (CSSD). The Pilot Year began September 1, 2016.

Teachers who have been on contract for 3 or more years are eligible to apply to receive up to $10,000 towards courses in the 2017-2018 School year.  Please see the guidelines for additional criteria and rules governing Teachers on leave and Sabbatical.

Grant Periods:

Grant Period 1: Applications close at Noon on Friday,  February 10, 2017

Grant Period 2: Applications close at Noon on Friday,  April 27, 2017

Grant Period 3: Applications close at Noon Friday, September 28, 2017


An information session will be held on January 31, 2017 at 4:15 pm, Bishop Carroll High School.


Important: Course(s) must be completed between September 1, 2017 – August 31, 2018

Please see the links at the side (below on mobile devices) for Guidelines, FAQ, PIF Leave Report Form, Tuition Receipt Submission and Application for 2017/2018 school year.

Please call the Local 55 office if you have any additional questions.