Educational Organizations

    • Alberta Education Home Page
      This web site represents the government of Alberta's department responsible for K-12 education. It contains news releases, curriculum documents, statistical information, information on teacher certification, previous diploma exams, other resources for parents, students, and teachers.
    • Alberta Teachers' Association
      "The Alberta Teachers' Association, as the professional organization of teachers, promotes and advances public education, safeguards standards of professional practice and serves as the advocate for its members." One can find information on issues, salary, collective bargaining, certification, pensions, benefits, etc.
    • Alberta Assessment Consortium
      This is a not-for-profit organizations that is dedicated to enhancing student learning through classroom assessment. It provides links to assessment materials, professional development and upcoming presentations that increases student confidence as learners and enables them to reveal what they know and demonstrate what they can do.
    • Canadian Education Association
      This is a national organization which tries to influence public policy on education. There are news items, research information, and publications posted on their site.
    • Canadian Teachers Federation
      "CTF's major areas of concern include: defending public education; promoting the teaching profession; providing support to Member organizations and teachers across Canada; addressing societal issues that affect the health and well-being of children and youth in Canada and abroad; and providing assistance and support to teacher colleagues in developing countries."
    • List of Alberta Schools and School Boards
      This page will provide lists of schools and school boards in a variety of formats (xls and pdf).
    • Southern Alberta Professional Development Consortium
      (SAPDC) - SAPDC is one of six Regional Consortia in Alberta established by Alberta Learning to provide professional development, inservice and training opportunities to school trustees, superintendents, administrators, teachers, support staff and school councils. University students can get reduced rates for classes and workshops if cost recovery requirements have been met. See their web site for contact information.