Voting is now open. You should receive an email from BigPulse to vote. Check your personal inbox (and junk mail)!
There is an election for four Executive positions: Vice President, Political Engagement; Chair, Social Committee, Division II Representative and Division III Representative. The election will take place through an electronic vote. Watch your inbox for emails on how to vote! Click HERE to view the candidates' posters and videos!
The DEHR Committee is hosting its second virtual book study over two dates (June 10th and June 24th) from 4:30 to 6:00 pm. Books will be delivered to your home address! Sign up through EVENTBRITE before June 5th to get your book in time!
One organizational task in planning for the coming year is to elect members to the Standing Committees of the Local. Standing Committee members are elected in the spring to terms mirroring the Executive Committee so they are ready to start their work in the fall. This year, due to COVID-19 and large gathering restrictions, we will hold elections, if required, at the first CSR meeting in the fall (date to be determined). Please complete the Volunteer Form and return it to the Local's office (email@example.com) no later than 4:00 pm on Monday, June 8, 2020.
The ATA is asking school representatives to collect data from colleagues in their school about all of the K-9 core subject classes in the school and submit it using the ONLINE TOOL no later than June 9, 2020. To read the memo, click HERE.
The Retirement Check-off session was cancelled due to the restrictions put in place by Health Canada and Alberta Health Services in regards to the COVID-19 virus. Teachers needing assistance with the retirement process are asked to contact the Alberta Teachers' Retirement Fund (ATRF) directly via firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Teachers needing assistance with transitioning their Alberta School Employee Benefit Plan (ASEBP) Benefits should contact ASEBP directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Teachers who have questions or need assistance with maternity/adoption leave should contact Catherine LeBlanc at email@example.com.
The province has made the decision to not have students return to in-school classes for the remainder of the academic year.
The Alberta Teachers’ Association is now engaged in ongoing discussions with the Government of Alberta to help inform decision making related to the relaunch of schools. Click HERE to read more.
Check the Alberta Teachers' Association website for the most up to date information.
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11010-142 Street NW
Edmonton AB T5N 2R1
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.
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