The Edmonton Public Teachers Local No. 37 extends its heartfelt condolences to the losses suffered by our colleagues, their friends and families during the crisis in Fort McMurray. We are encouraging our teachers to share digital resources with their northern colleagues and forward them to the Local's office at or send a memory stick to the office (Suite 401, Barnett House). We will collect the resources and pass them along to assist the teachers in Fort McMurray in rebuilding their classrooms. If you wish to make a financial donation, the link is here: Alberta Fire Emergencies Appeal .

PD Grant in Aid - May 25, 2016

The Local is once again offering PD Grants-in-aid to individual teachers to help defray the cost of professional development activities which support teacher's professional development. To view the guidelines and how to apply, click here.

Call for Volunteers - May 27, 2016

Each year, the Local calls for volunteers to serve on our standing committees. The Local Guidelines were updated to have our committee members mirror our Executive Committee terms (two years). We have vacancies on four of our committees for the 2016/17 school year (Educational Issues, Finance, Communications and Social). Please consider volunteering your time. To learn a little more about each of the committees, view the form here. The deadline for nominations is May 27, 2016 at 3:00 pm. If necessary, an election will be held at the June 1, 2016 CSR meeting.

Maternity/Adoption Information Session - May 30, 2016

The last maternity/adoption information session for the 2015/16 school year is scheduled for Monday, May 30, 2016 beginning at 7:00 pm at Barnett House. Contact the Local's office for more information or to sign up (

Substitute Teachers' General Meeting & BBQ - May 31, 2016

The Substitute Teachers' Committee general meeting & BBQ will be held on Tuesday, May 31, 2016, beginning at 6:00 pm at Barnett House. If necessary, new Substitute Teachers' Committee members will be elected at this time.


If you are retiring or know of a colleague that is retiring, we encourage you to contact the Local's office to ensure that you are invited to our Annual Retiring Teachers' Banquet on Friday, June 3, 2016. The event will be held at the Chateau Lacombe beginning with cocktails at 5:30 pm and dinner to follow at 6:30 pm. Each retiree is entitled to two complimentary tickets; additional tickets will be made available at a cost of $65 each. Contact us by phone, 780-455-2164 or email, to ensure you receive your invitation.

Scholarship Announcement - September 30, 2016

The Local is please to award one $1,000 scholarship to a student in the final year of a post-secondary program that meets the Alberta Eligibility Criteria for post-secondary programs for student aid and whose parent is an active member of the Edmonton Public Teachers Local No. 37 of the ATA. Click here to access the application form. The winner will be awarded by random draw in early October.


Contact the Local office

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

780-455-2164 (phone)
780-453-1407 (fax) (email)

Monday to Thursday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Friday: 8:30 am to 3:30 pm

Please note that the Local's office is closed for breaks approved by the Edmonton Public School Board.

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