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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Matt White

Fine Arts Council
SS and Drama Teacher
Matt white is a high school Social Studies & Drama teacher at Ecole Plamondon School and currently serving as the Secretary for the ATA Fine Arts Council and the LPEO for ATA Local 15. Prior to joining NLPS 5 years ago, he spent 7 years with EIPS where he taught junior high social studies, drama and served as EIPS Junior High Athletics Coordinator and coached football, rugby and basketball. Matt spent 3 years as a part of AB Ed.'s curriculum redesign and completed his Masters in Business & Athletics Coaching & Administration.