ATA News 51:16

April 25, 2017
Brian Andrais appointed associate executive secretary

Good mental health is not the absence of mental illness.


Private School Crossing Cartoon

uLead 2017

Simon Breakspear, an expert in learning innovation and education system reform, addresses the crowd at uLead 2017.

2017 Gotcha photo contest

The ATA News invites you to get your ­camera out and start shooting those award-winning ­photographs.

The meaning of Easter

On the ATA Facebook page we asked teachers to send us photos and summaries that depict how the meaning of Easter is conveyed in their classrooms and/or schools.

Editorial: The good–news story behind the story of education

In the fall of 2015, the Alberta Teachers’ Association launched a public relations and advertising campaign that set out to tell the story of education and the story of the ATA.

Q & A: Stay tuned for bargaining news

Question: Central table bargaining has been going on for a long time. When will it be done?

Viewpoints: The right teacher at the right time

When I started school, books scared me. I would get butterflies before reading class.

Your Views

Facebook comments about the government announcement to expand its school nutrition program.

Highlights from the legislature

GSA and labour review questions raised during spring session.

Teachers invited to run in Central North byelection

The Alberta Teachers’ Association is inviting nominations for the office of district representative for the Central North district.

Survey shows support for curriculum direction

Alberta’s K–12 curriculum should help students learn to set goals and make responsible choices.

We Are All Treaty People

What is a treaty?

2017/18 Proposed Budget

The budget proposed by Provincial Executive Council (PEC) is just a step away from becoming the approved budget for the 2017/18 fiscal year.

PEC Points: Council approves 100th–anniversary branding

Highlights of the Provincial Executive Council meeting held April 6–7, 2017, at Barnett House in Edmonton.

Pitfalls and Precautions: It’s unwise to take in loco parentis too far

Pitfalls and Precautions is a series that aims to educate teachers on professional conduct issues.