Teacher Welfare Committee By-Election - Representative of Division IV

Due to a resignation on the committee, an election for the Representative of Division IV position on the Local's Teacher Welfare Committee is required. To access the Call for Nominations, click HEREThe deadline for nominations is 4:00 pm February 4, 2021.Questions? Contact the Local's office (info@edpub.org).

Virtual "Pub Trivia" Night - Jan. 28, 2021

Join the Social Committee for a virtual "Pub Trivia" Night on January 28th from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Participate as an individual, an individual with your family or as a team of three members! Want to know more about how it works? Click HERE to access the poster. Sign up through Eventbrite.

Online Workshop - The History and Legacy of Residential Schools
- Feb. 2, 2021

The PD Committee is pleased to offer the online workshop The History and Legacy of Residential Schools supporting Education for Reconciliation, on February 2, 2021, from 3:45-4:45 pm via Zoom. Sign up through Eventbrite

Online French Workshop - Histoire et sequelles du regime de pensionnats - Feb. 9, 2021

The PD Committee is pleased to offer the online French workshop Histoire etsequelles du regime de pensionnats, supporting Education for Reconciliation, on February 9, 2021 from 3:45-4:45 pm via Zoom. Sign up through Eventbrite.

Virtual Get Cooking Edmonton - Green Onion Cakes - Feb. 16, 2021

Join Get Cooking Edmonton and the Local's Social Committee for this fun, interactive activity creating Edmonton's most beloved food - the green onion cake! The cost is just $5 (plus fees) per member/device. It's a one-hour class on February 16th, beginning at 5:00 pm. You and your family can cook green onion cakes to enjoy that same evening! Sign up through Eventbrite for the recipe, list of ingredients and Zoom link! Space is limited so sign up early!

Substitute Teachers' General Meeting - Feb. 18, 2021

Join our Substitute Teachers' Committee for the second general meeting of the year via Zoom on Thursday, February 18th beginning at 5:00 pm. Come and hear Local, Provincial ATA and Board updates. Sign up through Eventbrite.

Grazing Back Home Online Workshop - Feb. 20, 2021

The PD Committee is hosting this workshop with Garth Prince and Tololwa M Mollel where they share their African-inspired three-year long multimedia "Grazing Back Home" (GBH) project that has resulted into an engaging children's picture story book with Kiswahili language music. The workshop is on February 20th and will run from 10:00-11:30 am. For more information and to sign up, go to Eventbrite.

"We Are The Roots: Black settlers and their experiences of discrimination on the Canadian prairies" - Feb. 23 2021

In honor of Black History Month 2021, the PD and DEHR Committees are pleased to offer a film study and conversation with educator and documentarian Deborah Dobbins, based on the documentary "We Are The Roots: Black settlers and their experiences of discrimination on the Canadian prairies", on February 23, 2021 from 4:45-5:45 pm via Zoom. Participants will have an opportunity to preview the one-hour documentary in advance of a presentation and conversation with Ms. Dobbins. for more information and to sign up, go to Eventbrite.  

GETCA - Feb. 25 & 26, 2021

GETCA will be online this year. Have questions about attendance/alternate PD? Visit the ATA's website for more information.

Online Chair Yoga - Mar. 4, 2021

Join the Service to Members Committee for a relaxing hour of Chair Yoga on March 4th from 7:00-8:00 pm. No experience necessary! Sign up through Eventbrite.

Maternity/Adoption Information - Mar. 8, 2021

The next Maternity/Adoption Information online session is on March 8, 2021, beginning at 5:00 pm. Sign up for the session through Eventbrite. The information from the last session is also available HERE. Need some advice before March 8th? Contact Catherine LeBlanc at the Local office (catherine.leblanc@edpub.org).

Pre-Retirement Seminar #2 - Mar. 13, 2021

Interested in retiring in 5 years or more? The second Pre-Retirement Seminar will be hosted via Zoom on Saturday, March 13, 2021, beginning at 9:00 am. Plan to attend! The next session will be held in the fall. Sign up through Eventbrite.

My Name is Trauma Online Workshop - April 21, 2021

The PD Committee presets My Name is Trauma on April 21, 2021 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. This workshop will help educators and administrators understand the nature of trauma and its impact on everyone's physical and mental health. Participants will leave the session with effective resilience building techniques, proactive classroom management, and positive support coping strategies. Learn more about My Name is Trauma on their website here. More information and how to sign up is available through Eventbrite.  

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)
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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