GETCA and ARA Elections 

To view a copy of the Returning Officer's Report regarding the GETCA nominations, click here; to view a copy of the Returning Officer's Report regarding ARA nominations, click here

Substitute Teachers' General Meeting - February 9, 2016

Join your substitute teacher colleagues on Tuesday, February 9th beginning at 6:00 pm for the general meeting. GETCA wristbands will be available for substitute teachers at that time too! If you are not able to attend the meeting and need a wristband for GETCA, contact Kathlyn Guay, VP Publicity, GETCA.

PD Book Study - The Illegal - February 9, 16 & March 2, 2016

The PD Committee is hosting a book study on The Illegal by Lawrence Hill February 9, 16 and March 2nd at 4:30 pm. Space is limited to 10. Contact the Local's office (info@edpub,org) to register.

Economic Policy Committee Group Presentations - February 11, 2016

Bargaining is about to begin.  To book a group presentation on February 11th, beginning at 4:30 pm, contact the Local's office (info@edpub.org).

PD Workshop - February 17, 2016

The PD Committee is hosting Promoting the Success of Immigrant Students on February 17th beginning with a light dinner at 4:30 pm. Contact the Local's office to register (info@edpub.org).

GETCA - February 25-26, 2016

The annual teachers' convention is on February 25th and 26th. Wristbands will be available at the January 27th CSR meeting. If your school is short wristbands, contact Kathlyn Guay at 587-987-7368 or email and leave a message with your name, school and number of wristbands required.

PD Observe a Colleague - Round 2 - February 29, 2016

The PD Committee is giving away another five full days of release time to members. Complete the form and return it to the Local's office no later than 4:00 pm Monday, February 29th to have your name included in the random draw.

Resume Writing Workshop - March 1, 2016

The Service to Members' Committee is hosting a Resume Writing Workshop on Tuesday, March 1st at Barnett House beginning at 4:30 pm. Contact the Local's office to sign up (info@edpub.org).

Retirement Seminar - March 5, 2016

Looking to retire in approximately five years? Plan to attend the Retirement Seminar on Saturday, March 5th at Barnett House. The cost is $20 and space is limited. Complete the form and return it to the Local's office no later than February 22nd.

West Edmonton Mall Waterpark - April 23, 2016

The Social Committee is once again hosting a family fun night at the West Edmonton Mall Waterpark.  The event will take place on April 23, 2016, from 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm.  Tickets are $10 and can be purchased from the Local Office.  The order form can be found here.

Service to Members' Committee

The Service to Members' Committee is asking for your input. Please answer the questions available here with your staff and return them to the Local office by fax (780-453-1407); truck mail (401, Barnett House); or email (info@edpub.org).

Keeping the SLA Promise to Enhance Student Learning

In the fall of 2014 and 2015, teachers administered the Alberta government's Student Learning Assessment (SLA) pilot program to their Grade 3 classes. The ATA invited the Grade 3 teachers who participated in the program to partake in an online survey and focus groups regarding their experiences with the SLA program. Click here to view the infographic.

Not sure how to create an online ATA account?

Check out the powerpoint slides from the January CSR meeting to help you find your teaching certificate in PeopleSoft and how to sign up for an ATA online account (if you haven't already). Why should you sign up for an ATA account? See five great reasons why here.











           


Contact the Local office

401 Barnett House
11010-142 Street NW
Edmonton AB  T5N 2R1

780-455-2164 (phone)
780-453-1407 (fax)
info@edpub.org (email)


 Local 37 Tweets

  1. Ed Pub Teachers RT @albertateachers: Alberta Education releases resource to assist boards in drafting policy for safe and caring schools: https://t.co/OmG9…
  2. Ed Pub Teachers RT @albertateachers: New this morning in your #ATALibrary: Literacy for visual learners https://t.co/zS2Xf8vwfe https://t.co/5e4RZXUA3p
  3. Ed Pub Teachers RT @albertateachers: Inspiring teacher-leader, Joe Bower, leaves legacy of courageous advocacy. Feature story in the ATA News: https://t.co…

 Provincial ATA Tweets

  1. Alberta Teachers Asn Sleep in. Brunch. Vote. Edmonton District teachers can do it all this weekend! #NCTCA2016 https://t.co/OsOvMuWbin https://t.co/PyU6b54L3B
  2. Alberta Teachers Asn Sleep in. Brunch. Vote. Edmonton District teachers can do it all this weekend! #NCTCA https://t.co/OsOvMuWbin
  3. Alberta Teachers Asn New this afternoon in your #ATALibrary; Crunchtime: Lessons to Help Students Blow the Roof Off Writing Tests https://t.co/SkDUXkkJLY