Q & A: New incoming standards are important to our profession

Questions for consideration in this column are welcome.

Future uncertain for international exchange programs

Teacher and student exchanges administered by the Alberta Teachers’ Association could cease to operate beyond next year due to a funding cancellation by Alberta Education.

In Focus: Looking for democracy in action? Attend ARA

Democracy. It’s the word you hear most often when listening to experienced ATA members and staff talk about ARA.

Teachers cool to further wage freezes, ATA president

With the provincial government touting messages of fiscal belt-tightening and public sector wage freezes, the Alberta Teachers’ Association is answering with a simple counter message.

Survey Implementation Raises Serious Concern

Participation in TALIS survey is voluntary, but inconsistent messages raise issues related to teacher participation and assignable time.

Barnett House Expansion

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

Teacher Growth, Supervision and Evaluation Administrators Workshop

January 25-26 in Calgary. Sign-up for this free workshop closes on January 19.

Preparing for a Parent–Teacher Interview

Research shows the relationship between schools and parents is becoming more adversarial, the truth is that schools and families share a common goal: ensuring that students succeed.



Upcoming Events

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
NorthEast Teachers Convention
February 15 - 16, 2018