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
Care and Connect—Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Tools and Practices to Support Students (K-12) FILLING

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Now, more than ever, there is a need to look at practices and systems that nurture the social and emotional health of all members of the school community. This workshop was developed to enhance the social-emotional skills of adults within a school environment so that they can more effectively model and teach SEL to their students. Participants will learn and apply practical, powerful strategies to enhance social and emotional competence within themselves and their students.

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Terra Kaliszuk

Association Instructor, Alberta Teachers' Association
Terra Kaliszuk has worked in the education field for 19 years and has enjoyed a variety of roles during this time. She has worked as a middle school teacher, lead teacher, and instructional coach with Black Gold School Division -- currently, she teaches grades 7-9 and works as a Wellness... Read More →

Friday September 23, 2022 12:30pm - 1:45pm MDT
Maderia - Conference Room 7