Professional Development - ATA Local #3

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Professional Development - ATA Local #3

Enhancing Teacher Practice

The goal or local ATA#3 Professional Development Committee is to provide resources and learning opportunities to enhance teacher practice

Chair; Michelle Wotherspoon -

Teachers Talking about Teaching Book Club

We meet 4 times a year to discuss an education related book.

For more information email:

Past Books; The Innovator's Mindset, Grit, I Wish my Teacher Knew, Quiet, Kids These Days, Unf*ck Yourself, The Freedom Writers Diary, Furiously Happy, Relentless, Together is Better, From the Ashes, Think Again, Teaching When the World is on Fire

Resources for Teachers to Enhance Professional Learning

Book List - DEHR - link 

Professional Development Opportunities Collected from Wolf Creek Staff - link

Low Cost to No Cost speaker list - link

Professional Development Funds and Grants

ATA Grants and Scholarships - link 

Wolf Creek Public Schools Professional Development Policy - link 

ATA Resources

Common Threads for Inclusive Education

In collaboration with the Council for Inclusive Education, a new resource series, Common Threads for Inclusive Education, continues to be developed to support implementation of the new Teaching Quality Standard and Leadership Quality Standard specific to inclusive education.  Each of the resources contain background information, teaching strategies and further resources specific to the topics and are designed to be entry points to further learning. 

Link to resources


Indigenous Education and Walking Together Resources

Stepping Stones Series

Stepping Stones is a publication of the Alberta Teachers’ Association Walking Together: Education for Reconciliation and is intended to support certificated teachers on their learning journey to meet the First Nations, Métis and Inuit Foundational Knowledge competency in the Teaching Quality Standard.

Link to resources

ATA Online Professional Development

Field Experience Resource; Taking Flight

  • For cooperating teachers and student teachers

  • Link

ATA Workshops The local will cover the cost of one workshop for each school. 

Currently workshops will be virtual.

General Presentations

Workshop List

Indigenous Education and Walking Together 

ATA Conferences

  • Beginner Teachers Conference (virtual) Sept 24-25

  • Leadership Essentials Switched to (virtual)

  • Specialist conferences - 

DEHR Resources From Barnett House

DEHR Personal and Classroom Book List

Diversity Equity and Human Rights- link