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 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Strategies for Supporting English Language Learners to Improve Reading and Writing (1-12) FILLING

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In this session, teachers will receive resources to build a complete reading and writing unit with strategies to reach all the complexities of today's classrooms.

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Tracey Allan

Member at Large Edmonon, English as a Second Language Council
Tracey Allan is an ESL/English teacher who has taught both overseas and in Mexico. Tracey is a high school teacher with Edmonton Public at Centre High Campus and has taught in a variety of learning environments. She has a Master’s in Second Language Learning with the University... Read More →

Friday September 23, 2022 2:00pm - 3:15pm MDT
Bordeaux - Conference Room 9