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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Jodi Harding-Kuriger

Health and Physical Education Council
Edmonton, Alberta

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Jodi - Health and Physical Educator for the joy and love of movement. Happily enjoying a country and grad student lifestyle with my husband, Mike, and our three active children. Dedicated to life long learning through the University of Alberta & HPEC. Looking forward to learning with you all.
Hayley Morrison is an Assistant Professor in Elementary Education. Hayley has experience teaching Health and Physical Education (HPE) in Ontario and now works with pre-service teachers to prepare them for their careers teaching HPE. Hayley also provides professional development support for in-service teachers and educational assistants on how to provide meaningful movement experiences for students with disabilities in physical education as this is her area of research and passion - to include all in HPE.