Five things on my mind

1 ATA teacher's conventions

I need to start packing. The season begins with the first of 10 teacher's conventions held Feb. 8 and 9. Check the ATA website for your convention dates and location.



Budget 2018

The provincial budget and education funding are still TBA, your input is welcomed moving forward. See the ATA homepage for the story and the budget survey link.

Contribute Your Thoughts 


Central table bargaining

The current agreement between the ATA and the Teacher Employers Bargaining Association expires Aug. 31, 2018. Check the Collective Bargaining Updates link on the ATA homepage for the latest information.


Collective Bargaining Updates.aspx 


 K-4 curriculum

As per the provincial government's announcement in June 2016, new curriculum is to be developed for kindergarten to Grade 4 by late 2018. 


5  New Teacher Quality Standard

As you may know, a new Teacher Quality Standard is in the works. To stay updated, read the ATA News, watch the ATA website or follow us on Facebook or Twitter. 








Our District Representatives


Darrin Bauer


Markiana Cyncar-Hryschuk



Nancy Ball

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