The Alberta Teachers’ Association (ATA) hosts an annual conference for substitute teachers in Alberta. Organizing this conference is one of the ways the ATA recognizes the valuable service that substitute teachers provide.
The conference is an excellent opportunity for networking and professional development. Sessions are geared specifically towards the needs of substitute teachers.
$40 Early Bird Fee deadline is Monday, September 23, 2019.
$50 Regular Fee is effective Tuesday, September 24, 2019.
The deadline for registration is Wednesday, October 16, 2019.
Delegate cancellations will be accepted until Thursday, October 17, 2019
. No delegate substitutions can be made. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
if you are cancelling your registration in order to receive your refund.
The first 150 registrations received will be eligible to claim for reimbursement for travel by automobile at the rate of 53¢ per kilometre. The first 150 registrants will also be eligible to claim for reimbursement for accommodation costs for the Friday night of the conference to a maximum of $120 provided they must travel more than 200 kilometres return to attend the conference.
Delegates that qualify for the travel allowance will receive expense claim forms and directions for completion of the form at the conference. Receipts for accommodation must be submitted with the expense form. Expense claims are to be submitted at the end of the conference and cheques will follow by mail five to six weeks after the conference.
The Sheraton Cavalier Calgary Hotel has a block of guest rooms for conference delegates available at an ATA conference rate of $124 (plus taxes) per night; single or double occupancy.
Conference delegates are responsible for making their own accommodation arrangements with the hotel and payment of their own account.
To obtain the conference rate either book online at https://www.sheraton.com or call the hotel (403-291-0107/1-855-293-4334) and request the Alberta Teachers’ Association Conference rate prior to October 4, 2019. After this date, reservations will be on a space-available basis only and the conference rate cannot be guaranteed.