School principals face new and heavy demands, says new national study

New expectations and emerging social issues are dramatically changing the work and role of school principals, according to a new study released September 16 by the Canadian Association of Principals and the Alberta Teachers’ Association.

ATA President Says New Minister of Education Has Work to Do

ATA President Mark Ramsankar is looking forward to meeting soon with Gordon Dirks, new minister of education in Premier Jim Prentice’s cabinet.

Alberta teachers mark Honourable Dave Hancock’s departure from government

For departing premier and former education minister, "Children First" was more than a slogan.

Support Lacking for Special Needs Students, says New Report

A new report on inclusive education in Alberta finds an increased need for supports and services as schools become more inclusive of students with special needs.

Editorial: Growth plans key to maintaining your certification

Currently, TPGPs work as a key component in the overall system of the Teacher Growth, Supervision and Evaluation policy.

Updated 2012–16 Collective Agreements

The collective bargaining process ended in March 2014; however, final collective agreements are just now being written, proofread and signed. Updated collective agreements will be posted here as they become finalized.