Be heard! Share your Great Teacher Story. Write Your MLA about Underfunding for Education. Find out more at http://www.bettereducationtogether.com/
Local 37 teachers Heather Quinn (M.E. LaZerte School) and Carla Bonderud (Lillian Osborne High School) are always in the know thanks to Local updates via a text messaging service which sends information about Local events and PD directly to their devices. Text @loca to (289) 278-3314.
Join your colleagues for an evening of FREE curling and dinner beginning at 4:30 pm at the Shamrock Curling Club (9330-80 Avenue). Contact the Local's office to register (email@example.com).
Your PD Committee is giving away 10 one-half days of release time to provide members an opportunity to observe a colleague. The application deadline is November 28, 2014. Winners will be awarded by random draw of those received by the deadline. An application form is available here.
The PD Committee is hosting a Wellness Share Fair on Wednesday, December 3, 2014, in the Auditorium at Barnett House, beginning at 4:30 pm. If you are planning to attend, please contact the Local's office at firstname.lastname@example.org. A poster for your staffroom is available here!
The Local is seeking your help in completing the 14th Annual Class Size Census. Instructions and response sheets are available under Class Size Census (http://local37.teachers.ab.ca/Salaries%20and%20Benefits/Pages/Class-Size-Census.aspx). Copies will also be provided at the CSR meeting on Tuesday, November 25th and sent out to schools not in attendance on Wednesday, November 26th. Please complete the census and return it by Board truck or in person to the Local's office by Friday, December 12th. We appreciate your help!
The Local offers a scholarship or scholarships to members of the Local continuing their education, not to exceed $6,000, in memory of Dr. Murray Jampolsky. More information on how to apply is here. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, January 27, 2015.
The Local is entitled to appoint 17 representatives to serve on the Greater Edmonton Teachers' Convention Association (GETCA). More information is available on the volunteer/nomination form. The deadline for nominations is Tuesday, January 27, 2015.
The Local is eligible to send approximately 59 representatives to the 2015 Annual Representative Assembly (ARA), to be held May 16, 17 and 18, 2015, in Edmonton. To be elected as a Local Representative, it is necessary to file the volunteer/nomination form by Tuesday, January 27, 2015. An election, if necessary, will be held at the January 28, 2015 CSR meeting.
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