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The Edmonton Public Teachers Local No. 37 is working on re-branding and is asking members for assistance. If you would like to help steer the new brand of your Local, email email@example.com to be part of the focus group.
The Economic Policy Committee has provided a FAQ regarding the Lump Sum Payment. To view it, click here.
Following the close of nominations at 4:30 pm on Monday, October 5, 2015, five members have been acclaimed: James Gerun (Strathcona), Rep-at-Large; Dolph Shaw (McKernan), Rep-at-Large; Heather Duncan (Scott Robertson), Division I Rep; Natalka Bilotta (Lago Lindo), Division II Rep; and Aaron Kucher (Jasper Place), Division IV Rep. A by-election has been called for two Reps-at-Large and one Division III Rep. If you or one of your colleagues is interested in seeking improvements to the Collective Agreement and would like to serve on the Local's Economic Policy Committee (EPC), encourage them to complete the nomination form and return it to the Local's office no later than 4:00 pm on Thursday, October 22, 2015.
Substitute Teachers' General Meeting - October 13, 2015
The Substitute Teachers' Committee is hosting a general meeting for all substitute teachers on Tuesday, October 13th, 6:00-9:00 pm at Barnett House. Join your fellow substitute teachers, share your experiences, and hear from ATA, Local and Board representatives.
The Service to Members' Committee is hosting a Maternity/Adoption Information evening on Monday, October 19, 2015, 7:00-9:00 pm at Barnett House. Local and Board representatives will be available to answer your questions. Please pre-register by contacting the Local's office (780-455-2164; firstname.lastname@example.org). Can't make this one? There are three more sessions scheduled for January 25th, April 11th, and May 30th. These dates don't work for you? Contact the Local office for assistance.
The Local's New Teacher Induction is on Wednesday, October 21, 2015, 7:00 pm at Barnett House. This is our opportunity to welcome new teachers into the profession. Please contact the Local if you have teachers in your school new to the profession so they are not missed. Names can be forwarded to email@example.com.
The Substitute Teachers' Committee is hosting a meet & greet for all new substitute teachers to Edmonton Public. Enjoy a hot meal, meet your committee members, tour the ATA Library and start networking with your colleagues. Inform the Local's office no later than October 22nd if you plan to attend (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Are you thinking about retiring in five or more years? Let us help you develop your five-year retirement plan. The Retirement Seminar will be held on November 7, 2015, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Ramada Edmonton Hotel & Conference Centre. Enrolment is limited. Register soon by completing the form and returning it to the Local's office no later than November 2, 2015. Not able to make it this day? Another seminar is scheduled for March 5, 2016.
Congratulations to Andrea Guay-Colpitts. She is the 2015/16 Edmonton Public Teachers Local No. 37 $1,000 scholarship winner. Good luck with your studies Andrea!
Call for Volunteers
The Local is all of us, and is successful to the extent that we each contribute our talents. Please consider volunteering to serve on one of our Standing Committees. A number of our committees still have vacancies. If you'd like to serve on a committee, please contact Nels Olsen at the Local's office.
Check out our upcoming workshops & sessions for our members under Services/Workshops!
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