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Friday, February 9 • 10:30 - 11:30
Ahead By A Century: Learning from the Past, Inspiring the Future (A Conversation with the ATA President and the Minister of Education)

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Teachers in Alberta have a storied past. Over the last century, the province's teachers have demonstrated their constant creativity, ingenuity and compassion and have helped to elevate the reputation of Alberta’s public education system and its teaching profession to a level of excellence that is the envy of international jurisdictions. Ironically, the work of dedicated teachers seems to be increasingly the subject of criticism at a more local level. Join ATA President Greg Jeffery and the Honourable David Eggen, Minister of Education, as they reflect on the ATA's hundred-year journey and discuss the opportunities and challenges that are just over the horizon.

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The Honourable David Eggen

Minister of Education, Alberta Education
David Eggen was sworn in as the Minister of Education and as the Minister of Culture and Tourism on May 24, 2015. Mr. Eggen was elected as the Member of the Legislative Assembly for Edmonton-Calder on April 23, 2012 and again on May 5, 2015. He previously represented the constituency... Read More →
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Greg Jeffery

Past President, Alberta Teachers' Association
Greg is a junior high teacher with 33 years teaching band and mathematics in Fort Saskatchewan Alberta. He was first elected to Provincial Executive Council of the Alberta Teachers' Association in 2003. Greg served 4 years as Vice President of the ATA and then 2 years as its President... Read More →


Friday February 9, 2018 10:30 - 11:30 MST
Shaw CC: Salon 8 9797 Jasper Ave
  Feature / Conférencier
  • Chairperson Wallace Porter - Wetaskiwin #18
  • Room Details Lecture Max Capacity - 320
  • Grade Focus General
  • Tags English