Editorial: Class size campaign strikes a nerve

My Class Size Is… campaign raises awareness of class size issues and based on requests for additional cards, teachers will be letting MLA's know.

Q & A: What’s this about new professional practice standards?

Implications are in store for members with the amendment of the School Act.

ATA president applauds passing of GSA bill

Bill 24 passed in the Alberta legislature on Nov. 15.

Practice standards coming for principals and superintendents

Amendments made to the School Act on November 15 requires principals and superintendents to hold leadership certificates.

Barnett House Expansion

Construction of a new eight-story addition to Barnett House is in full swing.

Reasonable Work day: Interpretation Bulletin No 4

A joint bulletin issued by TEBA and the ATA provides clarity related to a “reasonable work day” within the context of assignable time definitions in the 2016–18 central table agreement.

Association supports Catholic education and single curriculum

The Alberta Teachers’ Association does not support the creation of a separate sex education curriculum for Catholic students.

Association supports Catholic education and single curriculum

The Alberta Teachers’ Association does not support the creation of a separate sex education curriculum for Catholic students.

GSA Bill Provides Important Clarity

Alberta Teachers’ Association president Greg Jeffery is applauding the introduction of School Act amendments to clarify the law related to gay-straight alliances and queer-straight alliances (GSAs/QSAs) in Alberta schools.

IN FOCUS—ATA Discipline process protects the profession and the public

Welcome to In Focus, an ongoing series that shines a spotlight on the operation and programs of the Alberta Teachers’ Association. This second instalment focuses on the ATA’s teacher discipline process.

                   

 

Upcoming Events

Provincial Executive Council
November 30 - December 1, 2017
Provincial Executive Council
January 18 - 19, 2018
Teacher Growth Supervision and Evaluation
January 25 - 26, 2018
North Central Teachers Convention
February 8 - 9, 2018
Local Presidents Meeting
February 9 - 10, 2018
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