St. Clair College strives for excellence in program delivery. Our commitment to excellence in teaching and learning promotes the development of our faculty and in turn student success. Based on our mission and vision, a primary focus for all College activities is providing an accessible, dynamic and supportive learning environment. A consistent process of faculty evaluation and professional development provides a strong link that connects the learning needs of faculty to the promotion of professional growth in teaching and learning.  


The College is accountable for public funds used to reimburse travel, meal and hospitality expenses. All expenses support business objectives.

Written approval is required before any arrangements are made to registering for external professional development opportunities. If you are seeking reimbursement – advance approval from your Department Chair is required.  Please discuss your professional development interests with your Chair prior to registering for any of these conferences.

Please refer to Policy No: 4.13

Below we have included a variety of professional development opportunities. Clicking directly on each icon will open a link to the official web page. Do you know of a teaching & learning conference that should be promoted? Click on the button below to share, so that we may post on this page.

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Advanced Learning Conference

Advancing Learning Conference 2017


Advancing Learning has been the province's premiere instructional technology conference since the 1990s. We've prided ourselves in fostering an environment where educators (faculty, instructional designers, multimedia and graphic specialists) share their direct classroom and faculty support experiences with other colleagues.


ONCAT Student Pathways in Higher Education Conference


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ONCAT's Student Pathways in Higher Education Conference is an annual gathering of postsecondary education professionals who believe in building an efficient and comprehensive credit transfer system in Ontario.

The conference is a great opportunity to share ideas and experiences among college and university colleagues, and other engaged partners. We thank everyone for their interest and look forward to reviewing your submissions.


Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) 2018 conference


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The Call for proposals is now available at The deadline is 15 January 2018.

The Annual Conference of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) will be held in Sherbrooke from the 19th to the 22nd of June 2018 with the theme "Pedagogical Innovation: Adapting Practice to Evolving Cultures".


BbWorld & DevCon 2018


Blackboard World Development Conference

BbWorld helps faculty learn how to integrate emerging technologies that will enhance your teaching and learning experience—connect with today’s students and promote student success. DevCon is for anyone who values the Tech in EdTech—developers and non-developers alike. Come share best practices, network with peers and subject matter experts, and push the boundaries of EdTech with us. Join the brightest minds from Blackboard and our clients—including developers, system administrators, and tech-savvy campus leaders.

Early Bird ends 5/18/18