NSTU Professional Associations Conference 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

Registration CLOSED!

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.
  • You will find a link to conference registration at the bottom of each description page.

Details Registration Link Professional Association Location
AEA CONFERENCE IS FULL L'Association des enseignants acadiens


AST CONFERENCE IS FULL Association of Science Teachers

 Halifax West High School

ATA CONFERENCE IS FULL 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 CONFERENCE IS FULL 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 CONFERENCE IS FULL Business Education Teachers Association Hotel Halifax


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 CONFERENCE IS FULL Mathematics Teachers Association Charles P. Allen High School, Bedford
NSATEE CONFERENCE IS FULL Nova Scotia Association of Teachers for Equity in Education Kings County Academy, Kentville
NSLTA CONFERENCE IS FULL Nova Scotia Language Teachers Association Evangeline Middle School, New Minas
NSMEA CONFERENCE IS FULL Nova Scotia Music Educators' Association Avon View High School, Windsor 


Nova Scotia School Counsellors Association Citadel High, Halifax
NSTALL CONFERENCE IS FULL Nova Scotia Teachers Association for Literacy and Learning Cobequid Educational Centre (CEC), Truro
NSTEA CONFERENCE IS FULL 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 CONFERENCE IS FULL Psychologists in Schools Association Mount Saint Vincent University
SPAA CONFERENCE IS FULL Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists Association Best Western Plus Dartmouth


Social Studies Teachers Association Saint Mary's University, Halifax
TAPHE CONFERENCE IS FULL Teachers Association for Physical and Health Education Shipyard Elementary, Sydney