Class size attention a positive sign, says ATA president

An in-depth Postmedia series on large class sizes is drawing much-needed public attention to an issue that teachers are deeply concerned about, says Greg Jeffery, president of the Alberta Teachers’ Association.

Editorial: Retired teachers: Lend us your power!

You now join the large list of ATA life members — and I would like a minute to speak to all of our retired teacher readers. And I know you’re listening.

Q & A: Non-partisan doesn't mean apolitical

Question: How can you criticize the UCP when the ATA is supposed to be non-partisan?

Viewpoints: Inclusion is worth fighting for

These children played in their own space at recess and were kept very separate from the rest of the students. Change was necessary.

Help Us Build the Opening Proposal

More than 11,000 teachers completed the bargaining needs survey, and nearly 200 teachers participated in one of our discussion group sessions. Now we need your voice one more time to help finalize our opening proposal.

ARA affirms importance of united teaching profession

The Annual Representative Assembly saw delegates debate several hot-button issues, such as class size, violence in the workplace, sexual education and mandatory vaccinations.

Pay attention to relationships, former president advises

Carol Henderson urges teachers to take care of each other as she accepts an honorary ATA membership.

ATA president calls for teachers to speak up

With a provincial election approaching, ATA president Greg Jeffery is urging teachers to help raise awareness of the value of public education.

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Barnett House Expansion

View recent and past construction images at Barnett House