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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Elizabeth Walton

Capital Estate Planning
Design & Communications Specialist

Elizabeth runs the communications and marketing for the ATA Voluntary Benefits Program.  This includes designing and developing all the communication materials for the program, helping teachers and their families to understand the options available to them – like the ATA Group RRSP, TFSA, RESP, Life Insurance and Critical Illness insurance programs.  She works with School Boards, ATA Locals and the Alberta Teachers’ Association to help to spread the word.  In addition, she coordinates the educational events offered by Capital, including popular Financial Wellness Sessions offered through ATA locals across the Province, and Retirement Seminars for teachers looking at their post-teaching life.

My Speakers Sessions

Friday, September 23

4:00pm MDT