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Teachers are asked to keep up to date with the activities of the local and provincial association.  Information for teachers can be found on the Association's website(www.teachers.ab.ca)  Please take the time to access  the site and find out what your association is doing to promote teachers and public education in Alberta.  Consider getting involved at the Local and Provincial levels.  Information on how to get involved can be gotten from the Local School Rep in each school.


 

 

 

  1.  A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination and instill a love of learning---BRAD HENRY
  2. One good teacher in a lifetime may sometimes change a delinquent into a solid citizen--PHILIP WYLIE
  3. To this end, the greatest asset of a school is the personality of the teacher--JOHN STRACHAN
  4. The mediocre teacher tells.  The good teacher explains.  The superior teacher demonstrates.  The great teacher inspires--William Arthur Ward
  5. They inspire you, they entertain you, and you end up learning a ton even when you don't know it.--Nicholas Sparks, Dear John
  6. If you are planning for a year sow rice; if you are planning for a decade plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people--Chinese proverb.
  7. Education breeds confidence,  Confidence breeds hope.  Hope breeds peace.--Confucious
  8. Tell me and I forget.  Teach me and I remember.  Involve me and I learn.--Benjamin Franklin

Check out the following article about the characteristics of a great teacher:

www.facultyfocus.com/articles/philosophy-of-teaching/nine-characteristics-of-a-great-teacher

As per the terms of the agreement between the government and The Alberta Teachers' Association, a C2 Committee has been formed for the local.  The committee will meet with the board with its main goal being to reduce the workload of teachers.  If you have any concerns about teacher workload or how to reduce the workload contact a member of the committee.  The committee members can be found in the ABOUT THE LOCAL section of this website.  CLICK ON COMMITTEES.  This committee will be meeting soon this year.