Important Central Bargaining Updates

December 12, 2018 - PEC provides direction on Central Bargaining. Log in to the ATA's website to view this and to stay abreast of the latest announcements regarding Central Table Bargaining. 

ARA Call for Nominations - January 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 - January 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 - January 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 - February 5, 2019 FULL

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 - February 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.

Axe Throwing - February 22, 2019

Join the Social Committee and your colleagues for a fun night of axe throwing. Sign up through Eventbrite; password: Axes.

Maternity/Adoption Information Session - March 11, 2019

The third Maternity/Adoption Information Night for the 2018-19 school year is on Monday, March 11, 2019 beginning at 5:00 pm at Barnett House. Sign up on Eventbrite; password: Maternity. The last one for 2018-19 is one is May 27th.

Substitute Teachers' Appreciation Event - March 13, 2019

Substitute Teachers' Appreciation Week is March 11-15, 2019. The Substitute Teachers' Committee would like to extend an invitation to all of our Edmonton Public substitute teachers to join them for an evening of bowling on March 13, 2019 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at Plaza Bowl. Sign up through Eventbrite; password: Appreciation.

Spring Pre-Retirement Seminar - March 16, 2019

Thinking of retiring in five years or more? Then this is the session for you! Come out and hear the experts help you plan for your retirement. There is a $20 cost for this event (limit of two spots per member). Sign up through Eventbrite; password: Retirement.

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 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.

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.

Spring Fashion Show - April 12, 2019

The Social Committee is hosting a fashion show at Barnett House on April 12, 2019 beginning at 7:00 pm. Sign up through Eventbrite; password: Fashion.

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.

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)
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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