The online application forms for admission to the teacher education programs at SFU are available here. You must register for an account on the application system and then select the program to which you wish to apply. If you have an account registered with the system already, please login to select the program to which you wish to apply. If you have used this system before to apply to one of the programs below your application has been archived and will no longer show up in your task list.
The programs available include:
PDP - OPEN
The Professional Development Program (PDP)
The PDP is a full-time, post degree teacher education program. Applications for the September 2018 intake are open until January 31, 2018.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR SEPTEMBER 2018 PDP APPLICANTS - NEW PDP STRUCTURE:
The Faculty of Education, SFU Senate and the British Columbia Teachers Council (BCTC) have approved a plan to enhance the PDP experience. Starting September 2018 the PDP will be adding a new semester to become a four-semester, 16-month program. The PDP will now have one annual intake in September each year.
For more information about the new semester and the new program structure, please read the FAQs on the PDP webpage.
PLP - OPEN
The Professional Linking Program (PLP)
The online application for the September 2018 intake will be open until January 31, 2018.
PLP is a four semester part-time program for those already working as paraprofessionals in an educational context. For more information on the program, please see the PLP webpage.
PQP - CLOSED
The Professional Qualification Program (PQP)
Late applications from qualified individuals may be accepted. Please contact the PQP Admission Office directly at firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire.
PQP is a one year (3 semester) full-time program for foreign-trained teachers to learn about and adapt to the educational context of British Columbia. For more information on who is eligible for the program, please see the PQP webpage.
HEART - CLOSED
Helping Ease Access for Returning Teachers (HEART)
The online application for this program is not yet available. HEART is a program to support teachers who need to recertify after a time out of the classroom. For more details on the program and applicant eligibility, please see the HEART webpage.
AHCOTE - OPEN
Alaska Highway Consortium on Teacher Education (AHCOTE)
The online application for this program is not yet available. AHCOTE is a joint teacher education program offered by Simon Fraser University (SFU), Northern Lights College, School Districts 59, 60, 81, and local teacher associations. For more details on the program and applicant eligibility, please see the AHCOTE webpage.