Annual Registration Fees


The 2020/2021 SPTRB Annual Registration period includes Annual Registration fees.


The Board of Directors of the SPTRB has set the 2020-2021 Annual Registration fee at $100 plus GST ($105.00).

The provincial government has funded the SPTRB via an operating grant since our inception.

A hallmark of professional regulation is operational and financial independence. To ensure financial independence members of the profession provide the funds for the organization’s operations, typically through payment of an annual registration fee. As a member of a professionally regulated profession, each registered teacher is responsible for completing their annual registration and paying the associated registration fee or ensuring that their fee is paid on their behalf by their employer.

To facilitate the registration process, we have included instructions below depending on your employment category and have posted answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) below.

Employment Situation

Contract Teachers (continuing, replacement, or temporary):
teachers employed full or part time by a school division, including out of scope employees whose employment positions requires teaching certificates; Annual Registration fees paid by employing school division.

Substitute Teachers: teachers who are on a school division substitute teacher list; Annual Registration fees paid by their employing school division.

All Other Teachers: teachers  who are not employed by one of the 27 publicly funded school divisions. This includes teachers employed by independent schools, First Nations, custody and care facilities, and post-secondary institutions (universities, polytechnics, regional colleges, etc.); Annual Registration fee paid by the registered teacher.

Contract and Substitute Teachers 2020-2021 Annual Registration Process

  1. Registration will occur as it has in previous years. Teachers will complete the online application form between May 4, 2020 and August 31, 2020. IT IS VERY IMPORTANT TO CORRECTLY IDENTIFY YOUR EMPLOYING SCHOOL DIVISION WHEN COMPLETING THE ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM.

  2. Registrants will NOT be required to pay at the time of registration.

  3. Employing school divisions will provide the SPTRB a list of their contracted and substitute teachers as of September 30, 2020.

  4. The contracted and substitute teacher lists will be reconciled and these registrants will be marked as having their registration fee being as paid by their employer.

  5. In October, registered teachers can confirm that their employer has paid their registration fee by checking their SPTRB profile at www.sptrb.ca

  6. Teachers who register after September 30, 2020 will not be required to pay their Annual Registration fee at the time of registration with the SPTRB. The SPTRB and school divisions will complete periodic reconciliation/ invoicing throughout the year.

All Other Teachers 2020-2021 Annual Registration Process

  1. Registration will occur as it has in previous years. Teachers will complete the online application form between May 4, 2020 and August 31, 2020.

  2. Registrants will NOT be required to pay at the time of registration.

  3. Teachers will receive an invoice and payment instructions by November 2, 2020. The registration fee must be paid by November 30, 2020 or registration will be revoked until payment is received. 

  4. Once paid, a receipt will be available for download.

  5. Teachers registering after September 30th will be invoiced after their registration and required to pay their Annual Registration fee after receiving their invoice.


Annual Registration Fee FAQs

The SPTRB Board of Directors has set the Annual Registration fee for the 2020-2021 school year to be $100 plus $5.00 (GST) for a total of $105.00.

The Government of Saskatchewan has funded the SPTRB since its creation in 2015.

A hallmark of professional regulation is operational and financial independence. To ensure financial independence members of the profession provide the funds for the organization’s operations, typically through payment of an annual registration fee.

As a member of a professionally regulated profession, each registered teacher is responsible for their Annual Registration and for paying (or ensuring their fee is paid) the associated registration fee.

The SPTRB operational budget/expenses include wages/benefits for its employees, office space lease, IT and database, meeting expenses, and other expenses typical to a regulatory organization. Additional financial information can be found in the SPTRB annual report at www.sptrb.ca.

The Annual Registration fee is only tax deductible if it is not paid by your employer or if it is not reimbursed to you by your employer.

Payment is not required when completing the Annual Registration form.

For those who will be paying the Annual Registration fee themselves, you will be issued an invoice and payment instructions no later than November 2, 2020 or shortly after registration if registering after October. After this date, you can sign into your SPTRB profile and pay online using a credit card. If you prefer to pay by cheque: make the cheque payable to “SPTRB”; include the full amount of $105.00; and clearly indicate who you are (i.e. name and certificate number or name and date of birth).

The SPTRB Board of Directors has set the Annual Registration fee for the 2020-2021 school year to be $100 plus $5.00 (GST) for a total of $105.00.

This amount is the same regardless of when you register.

If you are not employed in the publicly funded provincial school system as either a contract or substitute teacher, then you are responsible for paying for your Annual Registration fee.

A receipt of this payment can be found in your SPTRB profile.

If your Annual Registration fee remains unpaid as of December 1st, your registration will be revoked. You will be able to re-register; however, the registration fee will be required as part of your re-registration.

If you do not yet have a job and are registering during May through August, you can complete the Annual Registration form which does not include payment. If you subsequently obtain employment in the publicly funded provincial system before September 30th, you will appear on the school division’s list and the fee will be paid for you by the school division. If you do not subsequently obtain employment or do so in another educational setting, you will receive an invoice by November 1st and you will be responsible for paying the fee prior to December 1st.

Anyone who holds a position in which a Saskatchewan teacher’s certificate is required for employment, including those on a leave (maternity, parental, medical, etc.) must register with the SPTRB.

You received an invoice for your SPTRB Annual Registration fees because you registered for the 2020-2021 school year and no school division has indicated to the SPTRB that they will be paying your registration fee on your behalf.

If you feel this was in error, please email the SPTRB at general@sptrb.ca and indicate the school division by which you are employed. Please include your name and teacher’s certificate number.  You may also want to contact the school division to determine why you were not included on their employment list.
  

Although you indicated that you work for a school division, your name did not appear on a school division list of employed teachers. These lists are used to confirm who is employed by a school division. This does not necessarily mean that your employment information was entered incorrectly during registration or that you are not linked to an employer within your SPTRB profile.

If you feel that you were omitted from a school division list in error, please email the SPTRB at general@sptrb.ca and indicate the school division by which you are employed. Please include your name and teacher’s certificate number. You may also want to contact the school division to determine why you were not included on their list.