The PD Committee is hosting a Walking Together Workshop on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 beginning at 4:30 pm in Room 412 at Barnett House. ATA Instructors from the "Walking Together" program will lead us through a PD related to understanding the legacy of residential schools specific to Treaty 6 and in accordance with the draft requirements of the Teacher Quality Standard Document. Sign up using Eventbrite; password: PD.
The PD Committee is hosting a book study on A Life in Pieces by Lana Buoy at Barnett House on February 1st, 8th and 15th at Barnett House beginning at 4:30 pm. To sign up to participate in this free book study, contact the Local's office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
At it's June 2016 meeting, the Council of School Representatives (CSR) approved a $50,000 fund for teachers to access to observe colleagues in their classrooms. Funds will be divided between two rounds of $25,000 each. Round one to be completed no later than January 31st; round two to be completed no later than June 15th. Please review the guidelines before applying.
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The Local, in partnership with the Edmonton Public School Board, provides support to the New Teacher Induction Program through a $30,000 financial commitment.
The Local provides release time, on a first-come, first-served basis, for 20 new teachers that have registered for the provincial ATA Beginning Teachers’ Conference at the end of September. To be eligible for the funding, ensure that principals contact the Local office with the names of those attending the Beginning Teachers’ Conference.
The Alberta Teachers' Association and the Alberta Regional Professional Development Consortia are sponsoring a project that will feature webinars designed to support Alberta teachers entitled, "Teacher Talks: Enhancing Teacher Professional Practice." To participate in or view one of the webinars, visit http://www.teachers.ab.ca/For%20Members/Professional%20Development/Pages/Webinars.aspx.
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