Teachers' conventions

118(1) The Association, through its convention associations, may plan, organize or authorize annual teachers’ conventions to be held on teaching days.

(2) The object of the teachers’ conventions shall be to maintain and improve the knowledge, skill and competence of teachers.

119 Except as otherwise approved by a convention association pursuant to Bylaw 121, all active members under contract to a school jurisdiction shall attend the annual teachers’ convention of the local association as planned, organized or authorized by its convention association.

120 The duties, organization and operation of each convention association shall be as set out in the standard constitution for convention associations, which shall be subject to modifications approved by the Provincial Executive Council.

121 A convention association, through its convention board, may in special circumstances grant permission to active members of the Association who are under contract to a school jurisdiction to attend alternate professional development activities rather than their annual teachers’ convention.