Substitute Teachers

General Meetings

The Substitute Teachers’ Committee hosts general meetings for all substitute teachers each year. These meetings are an opportunity for substitute teachers to network with colleagues, as well as hear presentations on issues applicable to them. Agendas and Minutes for the General Meetings can be accessed by contacting the Local's office (; 780-455-2164). Information is posted as it becomes available.

Substitute Teachers' Committee Members

The committee members for the 2019-2020 school year are:

Tara Baycroft, Chair
Sam Cheng
Patrick McCaw
Alexandra Schoen
Kevin Smyth
Michael Sookochoff
Heather Wright

A copy of the Returning Officers' Report from the September 24, 2019 election is available HERE.

Notices/Minutes (notices and minutes are posted as they become available):

May 23, 2019 Minutes
September 24, 2019 Notice
February 20, 2020 Notice
May 21, 2020 Notice

Substitute Teachers' General Meeting - February 20, 2020

The next Substitute Teachers' General Meeting will be held at Barnett House on Thursday, February 20th. Sign up through Eventbrite.

GETCA - February 27-28, 2020

Weren't able to attend the General Meeting to obtain your lanyard, GETCA has made arrangements for substitute teachers to be able to pick up their lanyards on site (there will be an information desk at each location). More information on GETCA is available on their website.

Substitute Teachers' Appreciation Night - March 12, 2020

Join your colleagues for a game night at the Table Top Cafe on 124th Street. The committee will pay for your cover and one drink. Food is available at 15% off. Parking, if you register your plate, is free. Sign up through Eventbrite.

Workshop - Inquiry-Based PD Growth Plans - May 21, 2020

The Local Substitute Teachers' Committee has joined forces with the Local PD Committee to offer this workshop to our substitute teacher members and all members on Thursday, May 21, 2020 from 4:30-5:30 pm (the Substitute Teachers' General Meeting will follow at 5:30 pm). Sign up through Eventbrite

Substitute Teachers' General Meeting - May 21, 2020

The Substitute Teachers' General Meeting will follow the Inquiry-Based PD Growth Plan Workshop at Barnett House on Thursday, May 21st. Committee elections and CSR representative elections will also be held at this meeting. Sign up through Eventbrite

Standard First Aid & CPR Training and Re-certification - June 6-7, 2020

The Substitute Teachers' Committee is subsidizing Standard First Aid & CPR Certification (two days) and Standard First Aid & CPR Re-Certification (one day) on June 6th & 7th. The cost for the two-day Certification course on June 6th & 7th from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm is $50 (+gst) and the link to sign up is HERE. The cost for the one-day Recertification course on June 6th from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm is $40 (+gst) and the link to sign up is HERE. Once you are on the event page, follow the registration procedure (Username: AB Teachers Association; Password: ABTeachers). The courses will take place at Second Chance CPR & First Aid, 11710 Kingsway Avenue. Please note that as a substitute teacher with Edmonton Public Schools you are eligible to claim the amount through your PD Fund. 

Professional Development Survey

The Substitute Teachers' Committee wants to hear from you and what type(s) of Professional Development you want! Click HERE to complete the survey through Survey Monkey.