Important Central Bargaining Updates

March 12, 2019 - Mediator Issues Recommendations in Central Bargaining - log in to the ATA's Website for more! MIMs are scheduled in the Edmonton area March 19th (Doubletree by Hilton, 16615 109 Ave NW, Edmonton), March 20th (Coast Nisku Inn & Conference Centre, 1101 4 St, Nisku) and April 1st (Festival Place, Sherwood Park), all MIMs will begin at 7:00 pm. Ratification vote will be held online between April 4th and 7th. Click HERE to view the TWC Report.   

Local Bargaining Survey - March 28, 2019

The Local Bargaining Survey deadline has been extended to midnight Thursday, March 28, 2019. Click HERE to complete yours now!

Family Fun Night - WEM World Waterpark - April 6, 2019

The Social Committee is pleased to bring back the popular Family Fun Night at West Edmonton Mall's World Waterpark on Saturday, April 6th from 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm. Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased through Eventbrite. Online ticket sales will end Wednesday, March 20th to allow time for delivery prior to Spring Break. Children 2 and under are free. Tickets will be sent via Board truck where possible. 

Retirement Check-Off - April 8, 2019

Retiring this year? Have some questions? Join our Executive Staff Officer as she walks you through the steps necessary to retire this year. Sign up through Eventbrite; password: Retire.

PD Art Series Workshop - Paper Making with Acrylics - April 9, 2019

Paint it on, lift it off, scratch it in, layer it over and much more. Explore the world of acrylic paints! Bring $5 for supplies. Sign up through Eventbrite; password: Papermaking.

Vertically Inclined - April 26, 2019

Join the Social Committee for an evening of rock climbing at Vertically Inclined on April 26, 2019 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. Sign up through Eventbrite; password: Climb.

Discussions in Diversity - April 30, 2019

Join the DEHR Committee and guest speakers for a Discussion in Diversity on April 30, 2019 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Sign up through Eventbrite; password: Diversity.

Wellness Share Fair - May 7, 2019

Save the Date for the Service to Members' Committee Wellness Share Fair to be held May 7, 2019 from 4:00-7:00 pm at Barnett House.

During the Share Fair, the Committee is offering: (1) two half-hour High Fitness classes hosted by Fit on 45 (4:30-5:00 pm or 5:30-6:00 pm) - Eventbrite; password: Fit; and (2) one one-hour Self Defense introduction session (5:00-6:00 pm) - Eventbrite; password: Wise. Sign up to reserve your place! Space is limited. 

PD Art Series Workshop - Mixing it all up - May 14, 2019

Explore the possibilities of abstract art in mixed media. Bring objects that you would like to use in your creation. Sign up through Eventbrite; password: Mixed.

Habitat for Humanity - May 25, 2019

The Service to Members Committee is hosting a Habitat for Humanity Day on May 25, 2019 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm (lunch, a t-shirt and safety equipment will be provided). To join us, visit the Habitat for Humanity website to register yourself (and your family/friends) as a volunteer. You are welcome to bring a spouse/partner or child over the age of 18. Once you have registered, you can join the group HERE (you will have to sign in); search Edmonton Public Local 37, click join and register. See you there! 

Maternity/Adoption Information Session - May 27, 2019

The final Maternity/Adoption Information Night for the 2018-19 school year is on Monday, May 27, 2019 beginning at 5:00 pm at Barnett House. Sign up on Eventbrite; password: Maternity.  

PRIDE Parade Sign Up - June 8, 2019

Join your Local colleagues in marching in the annual PRIDE parade in Old Strathcona on Saturday, June 8th. Sign up through Eventbrite; password: PRIDE. T-shirts are available for $5 (plus fees).

Queer-Straight Alliance (QSA) Meetings

The DEHR Committee is hosting QSA meetings each month. Join them on the second Tuesday (beginning March 12th) at Barnett House beginning at 4:30 pm! 

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)
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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