Supporting excellence within Alberta’s teaching profession

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Albertans will have another chance to have their say on how to ensure that every child, in every class, has an excellent teacher.  

The province is seeking input on how to strengthen and support the teaching profession with a one-day symposium, an online consultation, and the creation of a new advisory committee.

To register and find more information, please click here.

A Task Force for Teaching Excellence Symposium will be held in Edmonton on Monday, May 5. Teachers, parents and students will hear from the Task Force, which includes 16 members representing a wide range of Albertans, about its recommendations for the teaching profession.

Following the Symposium, all Albertans will be invited to review the Task Force report and provide their feedback online.  Key education stakeholder organizations will also have the opportunity to comment on the Task Force report, including the newly established Teacher Development and Practice Advisory Committee (TDPAC).

The TDPAC is responsible for providing advice and recommendations to the Minister of Education that will help define and support the role of teachers and the profession.  The committee consists of 19 members – nine teachers representing the Alberta Teachers’ Association, and nine representing other education stakeholders.