Editorial: Government and boards should recommit to reducing class size
As outlined in a recently released report, auditor general Merwin Saher has found that, after investing $2.7 billion toward the “class size initiative,” Alberta has classes that are actually larger than they were in 2004. Read more.

ATA joins call to scale back private school funding
Alberta Teachers’ Association President Greg Jeffery added his voice to a chorus of people calling for a reduction in provincial funding to private schools. Read More

From distraction to addiction
Each day, the average Canadian student spends approximately seven hours and 45 minutes in front of some sort of screen, such as a smartphone, tablet, television or computer.

Bargaining Unit Update - Memorandum of Agreement Ratified by Teachers
At the Bargaining Unit General Meeting of Tuesday, February 13, 2018 teachers ratified the MOA.

Q & A: Barnett House renovation on track
Question: How’s the renovation project going at Barnett House? Read the answer.

New Indigenous Education Resources
Professional Learning Pebbles is a collection of 24 short activities created by the Alberta Teachers’ Association Walking Together Project to support certificated teachers on their learning journey to meet the First Nations, Métis and Inuit Foundational Knowledge competency in the Teaching Quality Standard..

Guide to Education 2017 - 2018
View the complete guide to education for 2017 - 2018. Read it now.

Code of Professional Conduct
The Code of Professional Conduct stipulates minimum standards of professional conduct of teachers but is not an exhaustive list of such standards. Unless exempted by legislation, any member of The Alberta Teachers' Association who is alleged to have violated the standards of the profession, including the provisions of the code, may be subject to a charge of unprofessional conduct under the bylaws of the Association.

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Calendar of Events

Thursday March 15, 2018; 5:15 PM
Local Council Meeting; Alder Flats Legion.