2022 Beginning Teachers Conference has ended

Teachers new to the profession are invited to attend the 2022 Beginning Teachers’ Conference, September 23–24, Fantasyland Hotel, Edmonton. There is no registration fee. Space is limited; apply early.

School principals, school jurisdictions and local associations work together to provide substitute teacher coverage as per the collective agreement to facilitate the attendance of beginning teachers at the conference. Substitute teacher coverage must be organized and approved in advance. Please ensure you meet with your school principal to discuss release time and obtain the appropriate absence code to attend this conference. 

Teachers in charter, federal and private schools must be associate members of the Association to be eligible to attend the Beginning Teachers Conference.

A block of guest rooms have been reserved at the Fantasyland Hotel for conference delegates. Rooms must be booked prior to September 2. Please reference the ATA Beginning Teachers Conference or provide the group code# 5917866 when booking your accommodations.
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Friday, September 23 • 10:15am - 11:30am
PRISM—Professionals Respecting Individual Sexual and Gender Minorities (K-12) LIMITED

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This workshop is designed to help school staff understand legislation and educational policy and discuss how to support sexual and gender minority students and staff in Alberta schools. Participants will explore strategies for creating inclusive schools while also reflecting on their own attitudes, beliefs and dispositions.

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Nancy Bromley

Administrator, Edmonton Catholic Schools
Nancy Bromley - A passionate public speaker, administrator, nature lover, and mother, Nancy uses her 30+ years as an educator to motivate you to think about teaching as a way of exploring the world and creating true agents for change. She’s passionate about encouraging educators... Read More →

Friday September 23, 2022 10:15am - 11:30am MDT
Chivas - Conference Room 4