ATA News 51:19

June 13, 2017
Infographic: Early Alliance

Infographic: Early Alliance

The ATA began life as the Alberta Teachers’ Alliance, which was incorporated on June 24, 1918.


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From the Archives: U of A honours ATA’s John W. Barnett

Leading up to its official 100th anniversary in June 2018, the Alberta Teachers’ Association is celebrating its history through a number of initiatives, one of which is this column, entitled From the Archives.

Robert Twerdoclib wins Central North byelection

Robert Twerdoclib is the winner of a byelection held in the Central North district, winning over James Hansen by a count of 235 votes to 38.

Edmonton teacher wins national physical education award

An Edmonton teacher has won a national award for demonstrating excellence in physical education.

Workshop advances reconciliation movement

A recent series of workshops provided teachers from around the province with valuable tools that will enable them to impart indigenous learning to colleagues and students.

National Aboriginal Day celebrates diversity

June 21 marks the 21st anniversary of National Aboriginal Day and a chance for Canadians to learn about the country’s history and to celebrate Canada’s diversity.

Barnett House hosts Barnett relatives

What is immediately striking is the resemblance between John Barnett and John Barnett.

Tale End: Come Sail Away

The ATA News asked teachers via ­Facebook: As summer break approaches, what are you most looking forward to?

2017 Gotcha Photo Contest

Shutterbugging teachers from around the province flooded the ATA News with photos for the 23rd annual Gotcha! Photo Contest.

Editorial: Social studies gripes dripping in irony

The next big curriculum crisis is emerging in Alberta.

Q & A: Story of the ATA continues

What happened 100 years ago? I thought the ATA was born in 1935.

Viewpoints: Thank you, it’s been an honour

Mark Ramsankar is leaving his post as the last ATA president of our first century

Your Views

Views collected from social media.

PISA put to the test

New book promotes informed conversations about international testing

Q&A with Leela Aheer

First elected in 2015 in Chestermere-Rocky View, Leela Aheer is the newest education shadow minister for the Wildrose Party, taking over from Mark Smith on Dec. 16.