ATA News 51:11

February 13, 2017
Cartoon

A new cartoon from Curatolo

Barnett House expansion approved
Addition of new tower to begin in May

It’s official: Barnett House is getting an addition.

Education is the path to healing

Canada has had a long and dark history when it comes to the education of indigenous people, and the Alberta Teachers’ Association is working to bring light to the injustices experienced at residential schools in the province and across Canada.

Hitting the canvas

Enjoy some creativity and socializing during Paint Night

Dressed for success

Members of Edmonton Catholic Teachers Local No. 54 gathered Jan. 26 for an event entitled Dress for Success.

Lesson Clans: Celebrating families who teach

A collection of stories about teaching families and what it’s like to be part of one.

Editorial: Curriculum renewal becoming way too politicized

All Albertans, not just teachers or parents, have an interest in the outcomes of public education and in ensuring that all children are raised to be well-educated, thoughtful citizens.

Q & A: Vigilance in order in wake of DeVos appointment

Are there any implications for Alberta with the confirmation of Betsy DeVos as the new United States secretary of education? Is she an advocate for public education?

Viewpoint: Remember to thank a sub

This was my introduction to substitute teaching — a home economics class, of all classes.

Your Views

Your feelings via Facebook and Twitter on the most looking forward speaker/session at your upcoming teachers' convention.

Five things school representatives should know about the 2017 PEC election

Nova Scotia teachers reject tentative agreement

Nova Scotia teachers have rejected a tentative agreement reached in a labour dispute that’s had them in a legal strike position since early December.

But seriously, folks

A few groaners for the staff room (www.ajokeaday.com)

Review of teachers’ conventions in the works

For the first time in more than a decade, the Alberta Teachers’ Association will undertake a review of teachers’ conventions.