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 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Teachers Talking about Teaching Book Club
We meet 4 times a year to discuss an education related book.
For more information email: email@example.com
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
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.
ATA Online Professional Development
ATA PD Twitter (https://twitter.com/ata_pd)
ATA PD Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/ATApd/)
ATA PD Recorded Webinars (https://atapdwebinars2020.sched.com/)
ATA Teacher PD LibGuides (http://library.teachers.ab.ca/Presto/home/home.aspx)
ATA PD YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/ATAProfessionalDevelopment
Field Experience Resource; Taking Flight
For cooperating teachers and student teachers
ATA Workshops The local will cover the cost of one workshop for each school.
Currently workshops will be virtual.
Indigenous Education and Walking Together
Beginner Teachers Conference (virtual) Sept 24-25
Leadership Essentials Switched to (virtual)
Specialist conferences -
Specialist council events - sched link
DEHR Resources From Barnett House
DEHR Personal and Classroom Book List -
Up the Creek Archives