2016 Collective Bargaining
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The next Maternity/Adoption Information Evening will be held on January 23, 2017 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the Centre for Education (One Kingsway). Pre-register with the Local office (email@example.com).
Join the Social Committee on Friday, January 27, 2017 at the Axehole (104, 11614-119 St) between 5:00 pm and 6:30 pm, and try your hand at indoor axe throwing (no experience necessary). This event is FREE to Local members! Space is limited so register early by contacting the Local office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Come out and learn how to create engaging digital stories. We will look at the different apps and resources that exist as well have some hands-on time to experiment and learn about how to create our own exemplars to take back to the classroom. The session will be held at Dan Knott School from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided. Sessions are FREE to Local members. Space is limited! Pre-register with the Local's office (email@example.com).
Join your colleagues to discuss Freedom to Learn by Will Richardson on February 7th and 28th from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm at the Boston Pizza at Westmount. Participants will also be invited to attend a private session with Will Richardson at GETCA 2017! The book study is FREE to Local members. Space is limited! Pre-register with the Local's office (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Film and video is a dominant way our students get information about the world we live in. We will share the different ways these mediums can be used in the classroom, both from a viewing and creating perspective. The session will be held at Dan Knott School from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided. Sessions are FREE to Local members. Space is limited! Pre-register with the Local's office (email@example.com).
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.
PD Observe a Colleague
At it's June 2016 meeting, the Council of School Representatives (CSR) approved a $50,000 fund for teachers to access to observe colleagues in their classrooms. Funds will be divided between two rounds of $25,000 each. Round one to be completed no later than January 31, 2017; round two to be completed no later than June 15, 2017. Please review the guidelines before applying. Click here to access the guidelines and application form.
More information is available on the ATA's front page (www.teachers.ab.ca). An online account is required to view the webcast and to see the Bargainer's Blog.
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