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 • 12:30pm - 1:45pm
Mathematics—All Are Welcome! All Belong! (1–12) FILLING

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Are you worried about teaching mathematics?  Is fractions a word that gives you nightmares? Are you wanting to see mathematics as a world of beauty and joy?

Come and explore some high leverage activities to support and challenge all learners of your classroom; for all grades and levels!

You will leave with ideas that can easily be implemented the next day and transform your math class into a world of wonder and excitement!

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Dave Martin

President, Math Council of Alberta
Dave Martin has a Masters of Mathematics, a Degree in Education, and a love for prime numbers. He has been teaching for 12 years,during which time, he was nominated for Teacher of Excellence in Alberta, has spoken across North America, and has successfully removed grades in most of... Read More →

Friday September 23, 2022 12:30pm - 1:45pm MDT
Piesporter - Conference Room 5