AQ Subsidies

The Ministry of Education, through the Ontario Teachers’ Federation, is offering financial assistance to teachers wishing to take additional qualification courses. Teachers can apply for a subsidy of up to $450 for each approved course taken in Mathematics or Technology.

This subsidy applies to courses completed on or after February 1, 2016.

The subsidized mathematics courses are:

  •    Mathematics, Primary and Junior – Part 1
  •    Mathematics, Primary and Junior – Part 2
  •    Mathematics, Primary and Junior – Specialist
  •    Mathematics, Grades 7 and 8
  •    Mathematics, Intermediate/Senior (ABQ)
  •    Mathematics, Honours Specialist
  •    Any undergraduate mathematics course that is prerequisite to the AQ/ABQ courses listed above

The subsidized technology courses are:

  •    Integration of Information and Computer Technology in Instruction, Part 1
  •    Integration of Information and Computer Technology in Instruction, Part 2
  •    Integration of Information and Computer Technology in Instruction, Specialist
  •    Teaching and Learning through e-Learning

For more information, go to the OTF website

http://otffeo.us9.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=990c4057179a7ed504464e546&id=6d333287da&e=8b8763293e

 

This subsidy can be paired with our own Membership development funds.

https://etfowrotl.com/resources/membership-development-fund-mdf/

 

Along with OTF, the Waterloo Region District School Board is also offering subsidies for Math AQ’s:

  • Teachers who have registered for a Mathematics AQ, ABQ or undergraduate AQ pre-requisite course are entitled to a subsidy of $450 from The Ministry of Education.
  • The WRDSB is prepared to pay the remainder of the course fee. In order to receive this subsidy, a teacher must have paid for, and successfully completed, the course.
  • The subsidy is then accessed through a request for reimbursement in the following way:
  • Teachers who registered for a mathematics AQ, ABQ or undergraduate AQ pre-requisite course that commenced after September 1, 2015.

 

For more information about this subsidy click here or see the system memo in WaterWorks.

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