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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Peter Rehak

ATA Science Council & CBE
Elementary Director & CBE Teacher
ATA Science Executive - Elementary Director & CBE Teacher
Peter has been teaching division two and three students in rural and urban locations across Alberta. He started in a small town school teaching grades 4 to 6 in the morning and Junior High in the afternoon. Being flexible and proficient in multiple subject areas was a necessary skill to quickly develop. Inspiring and promoting self-discovery have been mainstays of his lessons. Using technology and science in the classroom has helped him identify and develop student passions.

My Speakers Sessions

Friday, September 23

2:00pm MDT