Public Education

Acts and Regulations

Education in Alberta is governed by a number of acts, including the School Act and the Teaching Profession Act.

Education Research

The Association undertakes research on a wide range of issues related to teachers’ conditions of professional practice.

Resources for Parents

Parents play a crucial role in their child's education. To help foster the parent-teacher relationship, the Association produces a number of resources for parents and school councils, including The Learning Team.

Student & Teacher Exchanges

Are you an Alberta student or teacher wanting to experience a different culture and lifestyle? Why not apply for an exchange?

Collective Agreements

The conditions of practice and compensation of teachers employed by school jurisdictions are established in collective agreements negotiated between the Alberta Teachers' Association, the Teachers’ Employer Bargaining Association and individual school boards.

Legislature Highlights

Find out the status of current bills and motions of interest to the Association and read education-related highlights of question period in the Legislature.

School Jurisdictions

Alberta has 63 public, separate and francophone school boards. Links to the website of each board are available here.

Vision for Public Education

In the Association's vision of public education, highly educated teachers provide students with a broad range of learning experiences that allow them to develop their potential and become contributing members of society.