who are in the employ of Horizon School Division #205, and who hold
continuing contracts, are eligible to access their Personal Professional
Development Fund to offset expenses incurred for the purchase of a
laptop. Terms and conditions are as follows:
Access to Professional Development Funds for the purchase of a laptop
is subject to the terms and conditions outlined in the LINC Agreement
between the Horizon Division and the Horizon Teachers’ Association.
The teacher is responsible for insuring the laptop against possible
loss or damages. The use of the laptop must be in compliance with the
terms of the Acceptable User Agreement that has been reviewed and
previously signed by the teacher.
All materials and data developed during the course of fulfilling the
duties, as outlined in the Education Act, 1995, to which the teacher is
assigned, and which are stored on the laptop, are Division records and
can be accessed at the discretion of the Division at any time.
The choice of laptop is limited to those that have been approved by
the Horizon Technology Committee and included on the Approved Hardware
5. Horizon School Division holds any and all licensing the laptop and its software require.
A teacher may only be in possession of one laptop purchased from PD
funds or provided through Division initiatives, at any one time. An
existing laptop must be returned to the Division prior to a subsequent
order being processed.
2. The total funds required for the purchase of a laptop must be in place before an application will be processed.
the event that there is insufficient money in the teacher’s PD fund to
cover the costs of the laptop, a cheque or a money order must be issued
to the Division, to make up the shortfall, prior to the placement of an
in a situation where the teacher incurs out of pocket expenses to cover
the cost of the laptop, the laptop remains the property of Horizon
School Division #205.
3. The completed application form must be forwarded
to the Superintendent of Human Resources on or before the 15th day of
the month in the school year calendar. Applications received after the
15th of the month will be processed the following month.
Reference: LINC Agreement
Date January 16, 2013