What We Think

Annual Representative Assembly

The Annual Representative Assembly (ARA), which is the Association's parliament, is made up of delegates from locals and members of Provincial Executive Council. ARA establishes policy, approves the Association's budget and sets fees for the various categories of membership.

Education Research

The Association undertakes research on a wide range of issues related to teachers’ conditions of professional practice.


Association policy covers a wide variety of issues in education. The policy statements are the result of resolutions adopted by representative assemblies.

Position Papers

The Association summarizes its major policies into position papers on a number of topics related to education and the teaching profession.