Classroom Improvement Fund (CIF)

The CIF is here! Learn more HERE.

2017-2020 Executive Committee By-Election - Nov. 1, 2017

A new position was created at the September 27th General Assembly on the Executive Committee (pending ATA approval) for a Non School-Based Representative. If you are a member that is not in a school-based site and would like to serve your colleagues on the Executive Committee this position is a good fit for you. The deadline for nominations is 4:00 pm November 1, 2017. The nomination form is available HERE. For more information on the expected roles and responsibilities, please contact our President, Heather Quinn or Executive Staff Officer, Catherine LeBlanc in the Local's office.

New Substitute Teacher Meet & Greet - Nov. 2, 2017

The Local Substitute Teachers' Committee would like to welcome all new Edmonton Public substitute teachers at a meet & greet Thursday, November 2, 2017 in the Cafeteria at Barnett House (11010 142 St, Edmonton). Dinner will be served at 5:00 pm followed by an information session at 5:45 pm.

PD Committee Survey - Nov. 3, 2017

The Local's PD Committee wants to hear from you. Please let us know (1) How we can assist you as your PD Committee; and (2) What workshops/PD opportunities would you like to attend this year. Please respond to info@edpub.org by November 3, 2017.

Retirement Seminar - Nov. 4, 2017

Planning to retire in five years? Come out and hear the experts help you plan for your retirement on Saturday, November 4th from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. The seminar is open to all members of the Local at the low cost of $20 which includes materials, continental breakfast and lunch. Complete the FORM and return it along with your payment to the Local's office by October 23rd. 

ATA Leadership Essentials for Administrators Conference
- Nov. 20-21, 2017

The ATA is hosting the Leadership Essentials for Administrators Conference at the Sheraton Cavalier Calgary Hotel on November 20-21, 2017. Principals, assistant principals and vice-principals who are in their first five years of appointment, or who are new to the province are eligible to attend. There is no conference registration cost. Click HERE for more information and how to register.

Curling - Nov. 24, 2017

The Social Committee invites you to attend an evening of Curling on Friday, November 24th at the Jasper Place Curling Club from 4:00 to 7:00 pm. No experience necessary! Pre-register with the Local's office (info@edpub.org).

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. 

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. 

Barnett House Renovations 

Due to construction, the lane at the west end of Barnett House (which connects the church property to the north sector of the Association’s property) will be closed.  To be clear, there will be no access to the parkade through the southern entrance by the church and there will be no access to the church from the parkade area. This closure will be in effect for most of the 12 month period. Staff and visitors travelling north on 142 Street will not have access to the Barnett House parkade; access will only be available to those travelling south on 142 Street. In addition, it will not be possible to turn north on to 142 Street from the Barnett House parkade area. This lane closure is required for safety, given the nature of the construction project ahead. PARKING AT BARNETT HOUSE IS LIMITED DUE TO THE PARKADE CONSTRUCTION. 

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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