Sweat Lodge Ceremony - Sept.20 DATE CHANGE

The PD Committee is hosting a Sweat Lodge Ceremony at the Enoch Cree Nation Reserve at 1:00 pm on September 20th. More details and how to sign up are available on Eventbrite (password: Ceremony).

Maternity/Adoption Information Session - Sept. 24, 2018

The first Maternity/Adoption Information Night for the 2018-19 school year is on Monday, September 24, 2018 beginning at 5:00 pm at Barnett House. Sign up on Eventbrite; password: Maternity. The next one is December 10th.

ATA Beginning Teachers' Conference - Sept. 27(eve)-29, 2018

The ATA hosts a conference for beginning teachers September 27th (evening) through the 29th. The Local will cover the costs for 30 substitute teachers for Friday for your new teacher to attend! Just have your principal contact the Local's office (info@edpub.org) to provide the names of your new teachers (first come, first served). Teachers must sign up for the conference on their own through the ATA's site. The Local has reached the 30 maximum. A waiting list has been started as well.

Discovery Trip to Head Smashed-In Buffalo Jump World Heritage Site, Fort McLeod - Sept. 29

Join the PD Committee at the Head Smashed-In Buffalo Jump World Heritage Site near Fort McLeod on Saturday, September 29th. Participants will have an opportunity to explore the museum, participate in a guided tour and complete the Tipi Teepee Program. Details and how to sign up are available on Eventbrite (password: Buffalo).

Substitute Teachers' General Meeting - Oct. 9, 2018

The first general meeting for our substitute teacher members is on Tuesday, October 9th beginning with dinner at 5:30 pm and the meeting at 6:00 pm at Barnett House.

Education Scholarship - Deadline: Oct. 12, 2018

The Local is pleased to award four scholarships in the amount of $3,000 to students in their final year of a post-secondary program that meet the Alberta Eligibility Criteria for post-secondary programs for student aid, and whose parent is a member of the Edmonton Public Teacher Local No. 37. For more information and to apply, click HERE.

New Teacher Induction - Oct. 17, 2018

The Local welcomes new teachers into the profession each year. This year the Ceremony will be on Wednesday, October 17th. Please let us know who your new teachers are so we can invite them to this prestigious event (info@edpub.org). 

2018-19 PD Observe a Colleague

Want to observe a colleague in their classroom? Apply for funding to cover a half day or full day substitute using the Learning Through Observation PD fund, sponsored by the Local's Professional Development Committee. Click HERE for the guidelines and application form.

Curling - Nov. 30, 2018

The Social Committee is hosting a free curling night at Jasper Place Curling Club. Bring your colleagues and make it a team building activity! All levels welcome! Details on how to sign up are available through Eventbrite; password: Rock.

Queer-Straight Alliance (QSA) Meetings

The DEHR Committee is hosting QSA meetings each month. Join them on the third Thursday (beginning September 20th) at Barnett House beginning at 4:30 pm!

Charity Trust Fund

The Charity Trust Fund is assembled through the voluntary charitable donations of teachers who agree to contribute 1/2 of 1% of salary (approx. $37/month) through payroll deductions. The Local's Donations Committee distributes these funds to charities that have the greatest impact on the young people we work with. If you are not currently a donor, please consider signing up. The form and last year's distribution of the fund is available HERE.

Community Volunteer Grant 

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.  

Contact the Local office

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

780-455-2164 (phone)
780-453-1407 (fax)
info@edpub.org (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.

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