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.

Where else can you learn first-hand from practicing educators about a host of topics related to educational technology, digital tools and digital learning environments, and student engagement? This grassroots approach really does help with advancing learning in Ontario.


EDUCAUSE Annual Conference


Educause Annual Conference 2017

The EDUCAUSE Annual Conference is the premier gathering of IT professionals and technology providers represents the best thinking in higher education IT. The conference solicits content from colleagues who are willing to share ideas regarding strategies, leading change, effective processes, what's working and often what isn't.


Colleges Ontario 2017 Higher Educational Summit


Conference Banner for Colleges Ontario 2017 Higher Education Summit

The Higher Education Summit is an annual high-powered event that explores the top issues affecting post-secondary education today. Highlights include featured remarks from world-renowned leaders and educators, and networking opportunities at the most senior level. The 2017 conference will take place on November 26 and 27 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel.