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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Saturday, September 24 • 9:00am - 10:15am
School Leadership—Things you Want to Know, But are Afraid to Ask (K-12) LIMITED

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Do you wonder what school leaders do all day?  Are you interested in school leadership in the future? Are you curious about some of the trends in educational leadership today? Do you have questions about school leadership that you aren't sure how to ask? Join us to discuss the ins and outs of school leadership from the lens of a beginning teacher. We will talk about things like what to expect in evaluations, working through challenging situations, and taking on informal leadership roles within the school. We will also have an opportunity for participants to ask questions that they are wondering about.

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Bryn Spence

Council for School Leadership
Bryn has been a school-based administrator for the past 15 years and has worked in many schools throughout Parkland School Division. He has served in many leadership roles including a classroom teacher, special education coordinator, program facilitator, assistant principal and principal... Read More →

Saturday September 24, 2022 9:00am - 10:15am MDT
Ballroom C