February 28, 2013

For a complete listing of events, consult the Conference Calendar or contact Barnett House. Telephone: 780-447-9400 in Edmonton or 1-800-232-7208 from elsewhere in Alberta. This information is also posted on the Alberta Teachers’ Association website ( Prior to attending a conference or workshop, please contact the sponsoring organization to confirm dates, locale and contacts.

March 7–8
Central East Alberta Teachers’ Convention, Edmonton, Alberta. Sponsor(s): The Provincial ATA/Central East Alberta Teachers’ Convention Association. Website:

March 7–8
Mighty Peace Teachers’ Convention, Grande Prairie, Alberta. Sponsor(s): The Provincial ATA/Mighty Peace Teachers’ Convention Association. Website:

March 7–9
IMPROVING TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING EDUCATION FOR ALL STUDENTS: A PLAN OF ACTION, International Technology and Engineering Education Conference, Columbus, Ohio, United States. Sponsor: International Technology and Engineering Educators Association. Contact: Ken Starkman, Program Chair. E-mail: Website:

April 11–13
Career and Technology Studies Council Conference, Jasper Park Lodge, Alberta. Sponsor(s): The Provincial ATA/Career and Technology Studies Council. Website:

April 27–May 1
American Educational Research Association (AERA) Conference, San Francisco, California, United States. Theme: “Education and Poverty: Theory, Research, Policy and Praxis.” Sponsor: AERA. Contact: Website:

May 3–5
English Language Arts Council Conference, River Cree Resort, Enoch, Alberta. Theme: “Transforming the World.” Sponsor(s): The Provincial ATA/English Language Arts Council. Contact: Michelle Pisoni. Telephone: 780-674-8500. Website:

May 3–5
Health and Physical Education Council Conference, Medicine Hat, Alberta. Theme: “An Oasis of Wellness.” Sponsor(s): The Provincial ATA/Health and Physical Education Council. Contact: Brenda Bower, Conference Director. E-mail: Website:

May 5–7
Canadian Association for the Practical Study of Law in Education (CAPSLE) Conference, Fairmont Hotel, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Sponsor: CAPSLE. Contact: Website:

May 6–10
Education Week, Alberta. Sponsor(s): The Provincial ATA/Alberta Education. Contact: Jonathan Teghtmeyer, ATA Associate Coordinator, Communications. E-mail:

May 18–20
Annual Representative Assembly of The Alberta Teachers’ Association, Westin Hotel, Edmonton, Alberta. Sponsor: The Provincial ATA. Contact: Dennis Theobald, ATA Associate Executive Secretary. E-mail: Website:

July 7–10
National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) Seminar, San Diego, California, United States. Sponsor: NSPRA. Contact: Elaine Willis, Manager, Seminar and Programs. E-mail: Website:

July 7–10
National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Sponsor: NAESP. Contact: Website:

July 8–12
Educational Leadership Academy, Alberta. Sponsor: The Provincial ATA. Contact: Konni deGoeij, ATA Associate Coordinator, Administrator Assistance, Member Services. Telephone: 780-447-9472; fax: 780-455-6481; e-mail: Contact: Leslie Kaun, ATA Administrative Officer, Member Services. Telephone: 780-447-9410: fax: 780-455-6481; e-mail:

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