Important Central Bargaining Update

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Maternity/Adoption Information Session - Dec. 10, 2018

The second Maternity/Adoption Information Night for the 2018-19 school year is on Monday, December 10, 2018 beginning at 5:00 pm at Barnett House. Sign up on Eventbrite; password: Maternity. The next one is March 11th.

QSA Meeting - Dec. 20, 2018

The QSA meeting scheduled for December 20th has been cancelled. See you in the New Year on January 17th!

PD Book Study - Jan. 15 & Feb. 12, 2019

The PD Committee is hosting a book study on the book Jonny Appleseed by Joshua Whitehead on January 15th and February 12th beginning at 4:30 pm at Barnett House. Sign up through Eventbrite; password: Whitehead.

Murray Jampolsky Scholarship - Jan. 9, 2019

Continuing your education? You may be eligible for the Murray Jampolsky Scholarship. Guidelines, Criteria and Application are available HERE. Application deadline is January 9, 2019.

PD Art Series Workshop - Watercolour - Jan. 15, 2019

Come and play with materials, explore possibilities and practice techniques with Artist Karen McCallum. Please bring $10 for supplies. Sign up through Eventbrite; password: Watercolour.

ARA Call for Nominations - Jan. 17, 2019

The Local is entitled to send approximately 61 delegates to the 2019 ARA. The deadline for nominations is 4:00 pm Thursday, January 17th. Click HERE to access the nomination form.

GETCA Call for Nominations - Jan. 17, 2019

The Local is entitled to appoint 15 representatives to serve on the GETCA committee. The deadline for nominations is 4:00 pm Thursday, January 17th. Click HERE to access the nomination.

PD Workshop - Power to Play - Jan. 22, 2019

Use this superhero theme to help you engage students in super food and activity adventures as they learn about nutrition. Sign up through Eventbrite; password: Play.

Financial Wellness Seminar - Feb. 5, 2019

The Service to Members Committee is hosting a Financial Wellness Seminar on February 5th. Dinner is included. Sign up through Eventbrite; password: Money. Please contact the Local office with any dietary concerns.

PD Art Series Workshop - Play with Clay - Feb. 12, 2019

Prepare to get your hands dirty as we mold, shape, flatten and pinch our way towards unique beautiful clay creations. Sign up through Eventbrite; password: Clay.

Family Fun Night - WEM Waterpark - April 6, 2019

The Social Committee is pleased to bring back the popular Family Fun Night at West Edmonton Mall's Waterpark on Saturday, April 6th from 7:30 to 10:30 pm. Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased through Eventbrite. Children 2 and under are free. Tickets will be sent via Board truck where possible.

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.

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.

Queer-Straight Alliance (QSA) Meetings

The DEHR Committee is hosting QSA meetings each month. Join them on the third Thursday (beginning September 20th) 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) (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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