New funding year for staff professional development funds

Professional development funds for staff in the following employee groups became available April 1 for the 2019/20 funding year. This year’s funding maximums are:

Funding is pro rated in some cases depending on the details of a staff member’s appointment (for example, if they are working part-time).  Staff members can confirm their personal eligibility and available funding amount through the Faculty & Staff Self-Service portal, under the “Staff PD” tab.


Contact the PD Fund team at if you have any questions about these updates. For questions specific to the BCGEU Okanagan PD Fund, please contact Lisa Frost at