Questions about the Lump Sum Payment? - December 18, 2015

The Economic Policy Committee has provided a FAQ regarding the Lump Sum Payment. To view it, click here.

SLA Focus Group - November 25, 2015

We are holding a Grade 3 SLA Focus Group meeting with the provincial ATA on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 5:00 pm. If you teach Grade 3 or were involved in the administration of the SLA's, we want to hear from you. The session will run from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Dinner will be provided but you must let the Local know if you plan to attend no later than 4:00 pm on Monday, November 23, 2015. To view the poster, click here.

Observe a Colleague is Back! - November 27, 2015

The Professional Development Committee is giving away five (5) days of release time to members, by random draw, to provide opportunities to observe a colleague. Complete the form and return it to the Local's office no later than November 27, 2015. Five winners will be randomly drawn and notified by email.

Teachers' Time-Out - Curling - November 27, 2015

The Social Committee is hosting the next Teachers' Time-Out at the Jasper Place Curling Club (16521 107 Ave) on Friday, November 27, 2015 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Pre-register as an individual or as a group with the Local office no later than November 20, 2015 (; 780-455-2164).

ARA Call for Nominations - January 21, 2016

All active members of the Local are invited to stand for election as Local representatives to the 2016 Annual Representative Assembly (ARA) during the Victoria Day long weekend (May 21-23, 2016) in Calgary. For more information or to have your name considered, click here for the form. The deadline to get your information in to the Local office is 4:00 pm on Thursday, January 21, 2016.

GETCA Call for Nominations - January 21, 2016

The Local is entitled to appoint representatives to serve on the Greater Edmonton Teachers' Convention Association (GETCA). If you are interested in serving as a Local representative for 2016-17, click here for the form. The deadline to get your information in to the Local office is 4:00 pm on Thursday, January 21, 2016.

Murray Jampolsky Scholarship - January 21, 2016

The Local offers a scholarship in memory of Dr. Murray Jampolsky in the total amount of $6,000. Click here to access the guidelines and here for the application form. The deadline to submit applications is January 21, 2016.

Win a PD Workshop for Your School! - January 29, 2016

Email to have your school's name entered into a draw for one of five ATA workshops of your choice before January 29, 2016. Limit of one (1) entry per school. More information is available here.

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 (


Contact the Local office

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

780-455-2164 (phone)
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