The Association appoints members to a number of bodies that carry out various aspects of the Association's affairs. 

ATA Educational Trust, Board of TrusteesTop of page

The ATA Educational Trust is a charitable organization established in 1976 to fund innovative classroom projects and educational research and to assist teachers in furthering their education. The board is composed of four practising teachers, a representative of the Alberta Home and School Councils' Association, a representative of the Alberta Retired Teachers' Association and an Association staff officer.

Cooperative Committee on Research in Teacher EducationTop of page

The Cooperative Committee on Research in Teacher Education encourages and facilitates research on the preparation, professional development and supply and demand of teachers. The committee consists of a member of Provincial Executive Council (as chair), an Association staff officer (as secretary) and representatives from each of the four faculties of education, the College of Alberta School Superintendents and two representatives from the Department of Education.

Membership Eligibility BoardTop of page

The board establishes principles governing the eligibility of individuals for membership in the Association. It consists of the president (as chair), three practising teachers, an Association staff officer (as secretary) and a faculty of education representative from each of the University of Alberta, the University of Calgary and the University of Lethbridge.

Membership Eligibility CommitteeTop of page

The committee hears appeals from individuals who have been denied membership in the Association. It consists of an Association staff officer (as chair), one practising teacher, a faculty of education representative and the staff assistant in charge of the Teacher Qualifications Service.

Teacher Salary Qualifications BoardTop of page

The board establishes and reviews principles that the Teacher Qualifications Service uses in evaluating years of teacher education for salary purposes. It consists of the president (as chair), the executive secretary (as secretary), a practising teacher, two representatives from the Alberta School Boards Association, two representatives from the Department of Education, and a representative from each of the University of Alberta, the University of Calgary and the University of Lethbridge.

Teacher Qualifications CommitteeTop of page

The Teacher Qualifications Committee hears appeals from teachers dissatisfied with an evaluation of their education for salary purposes. It consists of an Association staff officer (as chair), the staff assistant in charge of the Teacher Qualifications Service (as secretary), two practising teachers, a representative from the Department of Education and a representative from the faculties of education at the University of Alberta, the University of Calgary and the University of Lethbridge.