Strait Regional Institute for Staff Development is a collaborative committee designed to support the professional development needs of teachers in the Strait Regional School Board.

The S.R.I.S.D. Committee is comprised of:

4 NSTU members 

Nathan Cormier (Antigonish)

Paula Landry; Co Chair - (Richmond)

Scott Hudson (Guysborough)

Vice Jessome - (Inverness)






4 Board representatives

Darrelle LeBlance - Co-Chair

Annamarie Talbot

Elizabeth Teasdale

Chuck Boudreau

The S.R.I.S.D. Committee meets on the third Monday of every month from September through June.

2023/2024 Meeting Dates

Meeting Date Meeting Time Deadline
Sept 19, 2023 9:00 am (Full Day) Sept 
Oct 17, 2023 9:00 pm (Full Day)


Nov 28, 2023 9:00 am (Full Day) Nov 
Dec 19, 2023 9:00 am (Full Day) Dec
Jan 23, 2024 9:00 am (Full Day) Jan 
Feb 20, 2024 9:00 am (Full Day) Feb 
Mar 19, 2024 9:00 am (Full Day) Mar 
Apr 16, 2024 9:00 am (Full Day) Apr 
May 21, 2024 9:00 am (Full Day) May 
June 21, 2024 9:00 am (Full Day) Jun 

You can view / download the Quick Reference SRISD's Guide for using the following link.

Quick Reference Guide for Teacher or School Initiated In-service Grant, Educational Leave (Full Year), Professional Development Grant for University Study, and October conference deadlines.