NSTU Professional Association Conferences - 2023


On the fourth Friday in October of each year, NSTU members from around the province are invited to attend professional development conferences organized by our Professional Associations. The program offerings demonstrate a breadth of curriculum-based and other professional development opportunities that are designed to ensure Nova Scotia's students benefit from the latest pedagogical advances.

Conferences will be held on Friday, October 27, 2023

Registrations now Open

(No refunds after October 13th)

  • It is important to view conference details before registering for a conference. 
    Click the Association acronym of your choice in the "Details" column (first column on the left) in the table below to do this.
  • You will find a link to conference registration at the bottom of each description page.

Details Registration Link Professional Association Location
AEA Registration Open L'Association des enseignants acadiens


AST Registration Open Association of Science Teachers

 Halifax West High School

ATA Registration Open Art Teachers Association Halifax - Sackville High School, 1 King Fisher Way, Lr. Sackville
Sydney - Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design

ATEC CONFERENCE IS FULL Association of Teachers of Exceptional Children Cineplex - Dartmouth Crossing
ATENS Registration Open Association of Teachers of English of Nova Scotia The Lighthouse Arts Centre
ATYA CONFERENCE IS FULL Association of Teachers of Young Adolescents Riverside Education Centre, Milford
BETA Registration Open Business Education Teachers Association Hotel Halifax

Registration Open

Educational Drama Association of Nova Scotia

Woodlawn High School (formerly Prince Andrew High School), Dartmouth

FSTA CONFERENCE IS FULL Family Studies Teachers Association Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional High, Antigonish
MTA Registration Open Mathematics Teachers Association Charles P. Allen High School, Bedford
NSATEE Registration Open Nova Scotia Association of Teachers for Equity in Education Kings County Academy, Kentville
NSLTA Registration Open Nova Scotia Language Teachers Association Evangeline Middle School, New Minas
NSMEA Registration Open Nova Scotia Music Educators' Association Avon View High School, Windsor 

Registration Open

Nova Scotia School Counsellors Association Citadel High, Halifax
NSTALL Registration Open Nova Scotia Teachers Association for Literacy and Learning Cobequid Educational Centre (CEC), Truro
NSTEA Registration Open Nova Scotia Technology Education Association Best Western Glengarry – Truro 
PETA CONFERENCE IS FULL Primary Elementary Teachers Association

Cedar Event Centre, 111 Clayton Park Drive

PISA Registration Open Psychologists in Schools Association Mount Saint Vincent University
SPAA Registration Open Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists Association Best Western Plus Dartmouth
SSTA Registration Open Social Studies Teachers Association Saint Mary's University, Halifax
TAPHE Registration Open Teachers Association for Physical and Health Education Shipyard Elementary, Sydney