Bill 9 Public Sector Wage Arbitration Deferral Act

To read the memo and news release put out by the ATA, click HERE.

Executive Committee By-Election

Following the counting of ballots for Vice President Finance, Division I Representative and Division II Representative, the successful candidates are as follows: Greg Meeker, Vice President Finance; Melissa Chartier, Division I Representative; and Sarah Wilson, Division II Representative. To view the Returning Officers' Report, click HERE.

ATA Beginning Teachers' Conference - Sept. 26(eve)-28, 2019

The Local will provide release time for Friday, September 28th for the first 30 new teachers attending the conference. Please have your principal contact the Local's office with your name and school ( 

Maternity/Adoption Information Session - Sept. 30, 2019

The first Maternity/Adoption Information Night for the 2019-20 school year is on Monday, September 30, 2019 beginning at 5:00 pm at Barnett House. Sign up on Eventbrite; password: Maternity.

Aspen Foundation Social Justice Learning Grants - Oct. 4, 2019

Each year, the Local donates $3,000 to the Aspen Foundation in support of the Marilyn Young Memorial Fund. The Aspen Foundation offers grants of up to $1,500 to help schools fund innovative projects that develop student engagement and leadership in social justice activities. The deadline for applications is October 4, 2019. The application is available HERE. For more information on the grants or the Foundation, visit or email:

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.

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) (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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