Article D.22.1 of the collective agreement limits the length of a school’s instructional day. Some courses involve multi-grade classes that do not fit neatly within a timetable designed to comply with the collective agreement. For years, the Association has approved a limited number of “variances” to the instructional day to accommodate such courses.
The process of looking at possible variances to the school day for the 2023 – 2024 secondary classes has begun. Please complete the variance application form and return to the STA office by November 15, 2022.
Most of the approved variances are for fine arts classes. The following criteria apply:
Please contact Amrit Sanghe at firstname.lastname@example.org if you need further information