Health and Wellness Spending Accounts

The deadline for active members to submit any spending account expense incurred from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020 is October 30, 2020. Click HERE to access information on the Health and Wellness Spending Accounts.

School Opening Package - Sept. 29, 2020

The School Opening Packages have been sent to schools. Please take the time to review the documents and return your school representative listing to the Local office. If your staff list is missing, contact the Local office ( 

Call for Nominations for Election to the Teacher Welfare Committee - deadline Nov. 2, 2020 

At the close of nominations, five positions have been acclaimed; therefore, a by-election is required for one Member at Large, one Representative of Division II and one Representative of Division III. Click HERE to access the Returning Officers' Report. If you wish to run in the by-election, click HERE to access the By-Election Call for Nominations.

Call for Nominations - ARA Delegates - deadline Oct. 22, 2020

All active members of the Local are invited to stand for election as Local representatives to the 2021 Annual Representative Assembly (ARA) on May 22-24, 2021 in Edmonton (or possibly online). Click HERE to access the duties, expectations and volunteer form. Questions? Contact the Local's office.

Zoom Paint Night - Oct. 29, 2020

The Social Committee invites you to Zoom with them for a evening of painting from your own comfortable space, with your favourite beverage! The $5 fee covers a portion of the materials that will be sent out to you at your school approximately one week before the event. Please note, at this time, we are limiting tickets to members only. Tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite by following the link HERE. Remember to use your personal email address!  

Standard First Aid & CPR Training & Re-certification - Oct. 31 & Nov. 1 

The Substitute Teachers' Committee and the Professional Development Committee are subsidizing Standard First Aid & CPR Certification (two days) and Standard First Aid & CPR Re-Certification (one day) on October 31st & November 1st. The cost for the two-day Certification course on October 31 & November 1 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm is $50 (+gst) and the cost for the one-day Re-certification course on October 31st from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm is $40 (+gst). Click HERE to access the training site. Once you have logged in (Username: AB Teachers Association; Password: ABTeachers) follow the registration procedure. The courses will take place at Second Chance CPR & First Aid, 11710 Kingsway Ave. 

Pre-Retirement Seminar - Nov. 7, 2020 

Thinking of retiring in five years or more? Want some help with the pre-planning? attend this session which will be held via Zoom. Registration is free! Sign up by clicking HERE.

Photo Scavenger Hunt - Nov. 7-15, 2020

The Social Committee invites you to explore your City and take part in some friendly competition on an exciting photo scavenger hunt - #LovingYEGLocal! For more information, click HERE to access the poster. Sign up in teams of 2-4 people or solo and we'll add you to a team! Email for more information and sign up.

Maternity/Adoption Information - Dec. 14, 2020

Missed the Maternity/Adoption Information evening and need some advice before December 14th? Contact Catherine LeBlanc at The information from the last session is also available HERE. To sign up for the December 14th session click HERE.

Provincial Bargaining Update

Check the Alberta Teachers' Association website for the most up to date information.

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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