Convention Directory, Dates & Local Assignment

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The calendar for teachers’ conventions is set several years in advance in accordance with the Association’s Administrative Guidelines. Convention dates for the current school year are listed in the directory, below.

 


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Web addresses and key contacts for the Association’s ten teachers’ conventions are listed below. Members are assigned to conventions based on their employing school authority and ATA local.  The locals that are assigned to each convention are identified under each convention that their members may attend. If you have questions about convention attendance, please refer to the Convention Attendance and Frequently Asked Questions.

 
Calgary City Teachers’ Convention

Dates: Feb. 15–16, 2018  
Location: Calgary Telus Convention Centre, Hyatt Regency Hotel and offsite venues
Contact: Steve Yanover, President: cctcapresident@gmail.com
Website: www.cctca.com
Locals Assigned: Calgary Public Teachers Local No 38 and Calgary Separate School Local No 55

 

Central Alberta Teachers’ Convention

Dates: Feb. 22–23, 2018
Location: Red Deer College
Contact: David Martin, President: teacher.david.martin@gmail.com
Website: www.mycatca.com
Locals Assigned: Chinook’s Edge Local No 17 (members who work at certain schools, based on a school-by-school vote), Red Deer Catholic Local No 80, Red Deer City Local No 60, Timberline Local No 9 (except for members working at schools located in Drayton Valley and Breton), and Wolf Creek Local No 3

 

Central East Alberta Teacher’s Convention

Dates: March 8–9, 2018
Location: Edmonton Shaw Conference Centre
Contact: Jim Allan, President: jyallan@telus.net 
Website: www.ceatca.teachers.ab.ca
Locals Assigned: Central East Alberta (CEATCA) held in Edmonton: Battle River Local No 32, Clearview Teachers Local No 33, Park Plains East Local No 31, and members of the Lloydminster Teachers’ Association (based on an affiliation agreement)

 

Greater Edmonton Teachers’ Convention

Dates: March 1–2, 2018
Location: Edmonton Shaw Conference Centre, Westin Hotel and offsite venues
Contact: Lloyd Bloomfield, President: president@getca.com
Website: http://www.getca.com
Locals Assigned: Edmonton Catholic Teachers Local No 54, Edmonton Public Teachers Local No 37, and Fort McMurray Local No 48

 

Mighty Peace Teachers’ Convention

Dates: March 8–9, 2018
Location: Grande Prairie Composite High School and Peace Wapiti Academy
Contact: Julie Gummesen, President: edge@abnorth.com 
Website: http://mptca.teachers.ab.ca
Locals Assigned: Grande Prairie and District Catholic Teachers Local No 42, Greater Peace Local No 13 (except for members working at schools located in High Prairie), Northern Gateway Local No 43 (members working at schools located in Valleyview), Northern Spirit Local No 6, and Trumpeter Local No 26

 

North Central Teachers’ Convention

Dates: Feb. 8–9, 2018
Location: Edmonton Shaw Conference Centre, Westin Hotel and offsite venues
Contact: Pam Arnason, President: president@nctca.ab.ca 
Website: www.mynctca.com
Locals Assigned: Black Gold Teachers’ Local No 8, Elk Island Local No 28, Elk Island Catholic Teachers Local No 21, Evergreen Local No 11, Evergreen Catholic Local No 44, Greater Peace Local No 13 (members working at schools located in High Prairie only), Greater St Albert Catholic Teachers Local No 23, High Prairie Local No 62, Northern Gateway Local No 43 (except for members working at schools located in Valleyview), Parkland Teachers’ Local No 10, Pembina Hills Local No 22, St Albert Public Teachers Local No 73, St Thomas Aquinas Teachers’ Local No 45, Sturgeon Local No 27, Timberline Local No 9 (all members working at schools located in Drayton Valley and Breton), Unité locale francophone No 24 (except members employed by Conseil scolaire FrancoSud, beginning in the 2018/19 school year), Wetaskiwin Local No 18, and Woodland Rivers Local No 40

 

Northeast Teachers’ Convention

Dates: Feb. 15–16, 2018
Location: Edmonton Doubletree by Hilton Hotel
Contact: Adrienne Sprecker, President: peopless@ualberta.ca
Website: http://netca.teachers.ab.ca
Locals Assigned: Aspen View Local No 7, Fort Vermilion Local No 77, Greater St Paul Local No 25, Lakeland Catholic Separate Local No 30, Northern Lights Local No 15, and Northland Local No 69

 

Palliser District Teachers’ Convention

Dates: Feb. 22–23, 2018
Location: Calgary Telus Convention Centre  and Hyatt Hotel
Contact: Andrea Craigie, President: president@pdtca.org 
Website: www.pdtca.org
Locals Assigned: Canadian Rockies Local No 59, Chinook’s Edge Local No 17 (members who work at certain schools, based on a school-by-school vote), Christ the Redeemer Local No 29, Foothills Local No 16, Livingstone Range Local No 14 (members who work at A.B. Daley School in Nanton only), Palliser Local No 19 (certain members, based on annual registration through the local), Prairieland Local No 36, Rocky View Local No 35, Three Drums of Wheat Local No 20, Unité locale francophone No 24 (members employed by Conseil scolaire FrancoSud except those who work at Lethbridge and Medicine Hat schools, beginning in the 2018/19 school year)

 

Southeastern Alberta Teachers’ Convention

Dates: Feb. 22–23, 2018
Location: Medicine Hat College
Contact: Tim Johnson, President: tibon007@gmail.com  
Website: www.seatca.ca
Locals Assigned: Grasslands Local No 34, Medicine Hat Local No 1, Medicine Hat Catholic Teachers Local No 39, Prairie Rose Local No 2, and Unité locale francophone No 24 (members employed by Conseil scolaire FrancoSud who work at Medicine Hat school, beginning in the 2018/19 school year)

 

South Western Alberta Teachers’ Convention

Dates: Feb. 22–23, 2018
Location: University of Lethbridge
Contact: Kim Yearous, President: kim.yearous@gmail.com
Website: www.swatca.ca 
Locals Assigned: Holy Spirit Catholic Local No 5, Horizon Local No 4, Lethbridge Public School Local No 41, Livingstone Range Local No 14 (all members except for those who work at A.B. Daley School in Nanton), Palliser Local No 19 (certain members, based on annual registration through the local), Unité locale francophone No 24 (members employed by Conseil scolaire FrancoSud who work at Lethbridge schools, beginning in the 2018/19 school year), and Westwind Local No 12