Why join PALS?

Being a Learning and Support teacher, an itinerant teacher or a being a teacher who works with students with specific needs is a specialised role within a school that has its own set of challenges and demands. Whilst there are many associations that support teachers, students and parents we are the Association established to support teachers in these roles and to provide a network that responds to their needs. The strength of our Association is dependent on having a strong membership and a membership that is prepared to work collaboratively. Being a member of PALS is one way you can be part of a professional network.

Membership is open to all professionals who work in teaching & other specialist support roles related to learning. This includes class teachers; specialist teachers; speech pathologists, psychologists; occupational therapists & medical practitioners.

Click on this link to join PALS: https://pals.ptc.nsw.edu.au/

Membership includes:

– Access to all seminars, courses & programs run by PALS
– Reduced seminar, course & program fees
– Opportunity to network with like-minded professionals
– Optional publication of your professional details on PALS database.
– Quarterly newsletters
– Media monitoring of articles related to education & Learning Support
– Representation in relation to public reviews & inquiries
– Opportunity to have input into the activities of the organisation through the communication with committee members
– Opportunity to be elected to represent positions on the PALS committee
– Our effectiveness is enhanced by the willingness of our members to contribute their ideas and network to support each other.