Professional Development

Please note that in cases where an event is repeated within the school year, registration priority will be given to those who have not yet been able to attend. Thank you.

Upcoming PD Activities  

Three-Part Series on Financial Wellness - Feb. 27, Mar. 20 & April 30, 2024 - The Professional Development and Finance committees invite you to participate in a three-part financial wellness series. Using the book "The Psychology of Money" as a foundation, you will have an opportunity to examine your relationship with money, investing, and saving to strengthen your financial health. You will be required to purchase the book (in a format of your choice), but will be reimbursed at the conclusion of the series. Click HERE to sign up through Eventbrite.  

Administrators and the Code of Professional Conduct - Highlands Golf Club - April 23, 2024, 4:30 - 7:00 pm - The Professional Development Committee invites Edmonton Public administrators to attend this session where ATA Executive Staff Officer Chris Gibbon will present information, and respond to questions from administrators, about the Code of Professional Conduct. Join us at Highlands Golf Club to share appetizers and perhaps a beverage with colleagues at this informative session. Sign up through Eventbrite HERE. Please note this event is for members only. 

Writing a Targeted Resume and Acing the Interview - Recorded sessions - Check out the two sessions by the University of Alberta Career Centre from last year on our YouTube channel - Writing a Targeted Resume and Acing the Interview.

Learning Through Observation (Observe a Colleague)

It's back! After a very long hiatus, the Observe a Colleague program is back up and running effective November 1, 2023. Click HERE to access the guidelines and application form. Remember if you are applying to use a day under the program that the Local office must receive your request two weeks in advance of the date of observation. 

Book Studies/Clubs

Keep posted for upcoming book studies/clubs.

Past PD Sessions

Did you miss one of our PD sessions? Check out our YouTube channel to watch the recordings HERE.