13 April 2022
Representation to the Government of Alberta and Other Political Bodies The Association advocated on behalf of teachers and addressed issues of interest to the teaching profession with government officials, including the minister and deputy minister of education and the minister of finance. [...] These organizations include the Alberta School Boards Association, the Public School Boards’ Association of Alberta, the Alberta Catholic School Trustees’ Association, the College of Alberta School Superintendents, the Council of Catholic School Superintendents of Alberta, the Alberta School Councils’ Association, the Alberta Federation of Labour, the Alberta Union of Provincial Employ- ees, the U. [...] The Association’s CTF Committee moved to offer the right of first refusal to the 2021 participants for the 2022 program, provided that the participants continue to meet eligibility requirements, and decided to direct the CTF/FCE to hold the funds that the Association distributed for 2021 programming for application to 2022 programming. [...] With thousands of Alberta teachers and school leaders participating, the randomly strat- ified and longitudinal research covered the effects of the pandemic on various facets of the public education system, including student learning and conditions of professional practice, and the efficacy of the COVID-19 public health measures in school. [...] Reflecting the revised TQS and the new Leadership Quality Standard for the teaching profession, which came into effect September 2019, the workshop reviews the critical role 42 2021 Annual Report The Alberta Teachers’ Association of leaders in the growth, supervision and evaluation process and the duties that leaders must perform as outlined in the Education Act and provincial policy.