ATA News 52:9

January 16, 2018
This... from ATA President Greg Jeffery

This... from ATA President Greg Jeffery

This.. is a new column from ATA president Greg Jeffery.


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Stepping toward reconciliation

ATA’s Stepping Stones series helps pave the way to reconciliation while supporting a new teaching standard.

Q & A: Barnett House renovation on track

Additions to Seymour Tower and the ATA parkade are near completion, making more room for ATRF and meetings at the ATA.

Edmonton teacher joins ATA executive staff

Melissa Purcell is the ATA's newest executive staff officer


Walking Together by the numbers

CTF president provides status update

Mark Ramsankar shares his thoughts on public education, taking on a new role and life in the nation’s capital.

Highlights from the legislature

Education and labour issues were discussed in the Legislature before wrapping on Dec. 13


Teacher's New Year's resolutions.

Ready, Set, Grow

Plan to attend this year's teachers' convention and take part in valuable professional development.

New book garnering global attention

New book on PISA named one of the top 10 books of 2017 for teachers and school leaders.

Calgary professor wins ATA award for math research

U of C professor Dr. Jo Towers is awarded the 2017 Alberta Teachers’ Association Educational Research Award.

Under Renovation

Images of the construction at Barnett House.

From the Archives: Cartoonists deliver timely commentary on teaching

ATA Archivest, Maggie Shane shares the history and collection of the cartoons in the ATA Magazine and ATA News.

In Focus: On principal

LEA conference is one of many programs and services the ATA provides specifically for school administrators.

And the winners are …

ATA News reader survey winners.

2018 Gotcha! Photo contest 

The ATA News invites you to get your ­camera out and start shooting those award-winning ­photographs.

Editorial: We need the government to choose student success

Teachers are putting in every effort to stop children from falling though the cracks—so should the government.

Viewpoints: Reconciliation is a process that’s impacting teachers

The signing of the Joint Commitment to Action led to the creation of the ATA's Walking Together program, which provides support and resources for teachers.

Your Views

Letter to the editor claims ATA support for Catholic education rings hollow.

Teachers: Watch for upcoming survey

Check your contact profile to make sure you don’t miss out on bargaining needs survey.

Pitfalls and Precautions: Massaging students not part of a teacher’s role

A teacher was charged with failing to treat students with dignity and respect after complaints were received about the teacher massaging students on the back and neck.

PEC Points: Council names members to attend UN women’s conference

Highlights of the Provincial Executive Council meeting held Nov. 30–Dec. 1, 2017, at Barnett House in Edmonton.

Notices and Events

Sherwood Community School celebrates 60th anniversary.