Many opportunities exist for members to get involved in the Association both individually and by participating in activities of their local association.
Want to report an address change? Join a specialist council? Order a publication? Take out an associate membership? The forms required to carry out these and other activities are available here.
Restricted to ATA active and associate members only, members can access privileged information and engage in the various ongoing initiatives at the Association.
The Association operates the Teacher Qualifications Service (which evaluates educational credentials for salary purposes), helps bargaining units achieve agreements, offers group benefit plans, and provides teachers with advice on pensions, employment insurance and other matters.
The Association offers a wide range of programs and services including workshops, a professional library, scholarships, mentorship, international assistance and conflict-resolution.
Access ATA Library’s collection of e-books, maker technologies, streaming videos, DVDs, journal articles, and books through the online catalogue.
The events calendar lists Association-sponsored events as well as a selection of professional development opportunities offered by other organizations.
Association staff are available to provide teachers and principals with advice on such issues as transfers, terminations, evaluations, pensions and employment insurance. Help is just a phone call away.
The Members Only area of the Association website is restricted and not accessible to the public. Given the Members Only area houses vital tools, services and information, there are many reasons for ATA members to get an online ATA account, and to keep it updated.
To improve teaching practice, the Association helps teachers to develop professional growth plans, sponsors specialist councils, organizes teachers' conventions and offers conferences and workshops.
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