Two tier bargaining model brings government to the table

Bill 8, introduced today in the Alberta Legislature will implement a bi-level bargaining structure that will involve government, as the sole funder of public education, along with school boards in negotiating collective agreements for Alberta’s 38,000 teachers.

Bill 5 would allow schools boards to publicize teachers’ names and their salaries

Alberta’s Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley has introduced a bill that would allow school boards to post any or all teachers’ names along with their salaries and benefits.

Editorial: School boards must ensure that reserves support classrooms

Surpluses have grown 47 per cent at the same time as learning conditions have eroded.

Nominations open Dec. 1 for ATA Edmonton District byelection

Nominations will open Dec. 1, 2015 and close Jan. 19, 2016.

Meet the shadow minister of education

After years of political involvement, Mark Smith finally answers the call to run for office.

Become an Association Instructor

The ATA is seeking outstanding classroom teachers representing all grade levels and subject areas from across the province to present workshops and seminars on topics requested by teachers. Deadline to apply is December 15, 2015.

Highlights from the Legislature

​Read education-related highlights of question period and other proceedings of the fall sitting of the legislature.

Aurora charter school teachers celebrate first collective agreement

Aurora teachers have ratified their first collective agreement.

Grade 3 SLA Program Survey

Are you involved in the Grade 3 SLA Program? We want to hear from you!


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