General Assembly - CANCELLED

The General Assembly that was called for Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 5:00 pm has been cancelled. Stay posted! The regularly scheduled CSR meeting will take place at the normal 5:00 pm start time.

PD Observe a Colleague

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 31, 2017; round two to be completed no later than June 15, 2017. Please review the guidelines before applying. Click here to access the guidelines and application form.

Community Volunteer Grant NEW

Do you actively volunteer with a specific charity? If so, the Donations Committee, through a bequest, would like to donate to your charity on your behalf. Click here for more information and how to apply.

Scholarship Winner

Our Scholarship Winner for 2016-2017 is A. Summers, whose parent teaches at Bessie Nichols School. They will receive the scholarship at the October 26th CSR meeting.

Substitute Teachers' Conference - Oct. 28(eve)-29, 2016 

The ATA is hosting the annual substitute teachers' conference at the Radisson Hotel in Edmonton on October 28th (evening) and 29th. Register here. After the conference, substitute teachers can get their registration reimbursed by the Local. Contact us at or 780-455-2164 to find out more!

Maternity/Adoption Information Evening - Nov. 1, 2016

The first Maternity/Adoption Information Evening will be held on November 1, 2016 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at Barnett House. Pre-register with the Local office ( The next one is scheduled for January 23, 2017.

Retirement Seminar - Nov. 5, 2016

The fall Retirement Seminar is scheduled for Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Barnett House from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. The cost is $20. Click here to access the registration form.

Curling - Nov. 25, 2016

The Social Committee is hosting an evening of Curling at the Jasper Place Curling Club on Friday, November 25, 2016 at 4:00 pm. Contact the Local office (; 780-455-2164) to sign up! No curling experience necessary!

Central Table Bargaining ATA Opening Position

More information is available on the ATA's front page (  An online account is required to view the webcast and to see the Bargainer's Blog.

Contact the Local office

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

780-455-2164 (phone)
780-453-1407 (fax) (email)

Monday to Thursday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Friday: 8:30 am to 3:00 pm

Please note that the Local's office is closed for breaks approved by the Edmonton Public School Board.

 Local 37 Tweets

  1. Ed Pub Teachers RT @Patrick_Johner: #EPSB Teachers take note & share! @EdPubTeachers Local 37's General Assembly On Oct. 26, 2016 - Has been CANCELLED *see…
  2. Ed Pub Teachers RT @Patrick_Johner: #EPSB teachers you have a unique opportunity to observe a colleague by having @edpubteachers pay for release time! http…
  3. Ed Pub Teachers RT @physicist88: Tonight, I was formally inducted into the @EdPubTeachers Local 37 and the @albertateachers. I also got some cool swag. Win…

 Provincial ATA Tweets

  1. Alberta Teachers Asn Gord Downie's Secret Path airs on @CBC tonight at 9. Are you tuning in? #abed #TRC @NCTR_UM
  2. Alberta Teachers Asn Teachers, check out the latest Bargainer's Blog online now: "Confidentiality of the Table is Important"…
  3. Alberta Teachers Asn Preparing industry professionals for the classroom #abed #ableg