PDTCA 2023 has ended

CALGARY TELUS CONVENTION CENTRE(CTCC) and HYATT - address and driving directions

President Schilling’s 2023 Convention Greeting Link

FOR PRE-REGISTERED SESSIONS PLEASE USE THE PRE-REGISTRATION LINK IN THE SESSION DESCRIPTION. The pre-registration web page is https://www.pdtca.org/pre-registration.html Adding the session to your Sched schedule does not mean you are pre-registered.  Pre-registration is now closed. The pre-registration page has an email link if you need to request to be removed from a session so someone on the waiting list can have your spot - top right of the page. For changes or signup come to the convention information desk at/after 1:00 pm on Thursday, Feb 23rd. Please kindly check Button 3. on the pre-registration page to see if a session has room for you as most of them are full.

You do not need to create a profile and log in to see sessions in Sched. However, if you want to add yourself to a session or evaluate a session you must be logged in.

NOTE TO SPEAKERS: We had planned to have a Zoom help desk, but decided against it.

PRINTABLE CONVENTION AT A GLANCE LINK - Off-Site Addresses are included.

“On the two school days of your assigned teachers’ convention, you have a legal and professional responsibility to attend convention. If you are not able to make it safely to your assigned convention, however, your collective agreement may include impassable roads or inclement weather clauses that you can access. If your collective agreement does not include language specific to road conditions or weather, you may make use of the personal leave clauses of your agreement in most cases. Please be aware that using any of these types of leave may require you to pay substitute costs, forego a portion of your salary and benefits, or report to your school or another work location in your district. Refer to your collective agreement for more information. Should you require any additional information or if you need assistance interpreting your collective agreement, please contact Teacher Employment Services at 1-800-232-7208 or 780-447-9400.”
This information is also found on the Frequently Asked Questions page on the ataconventions.ca website. If you have any further questions regarding this, please contact me by e-mail at Daniel.Maas@ata.ab.ca.


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Friday, February 24 • 8:30am - 2:15pm
(PRE-REG MAX 25) OFF-SITE Where do I start? Building a Foods 10/20/30 Program for new and experienced teachers

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LOCATION: CHANGED TO EAST LAKE SCHOOL IN Chestermere. 325 Kinniburgh Blvd This full day, hands on session will include an easy to follow program which allows teachers to build upon skills introduced in Foods 10, built upon in Foods 20 and allows for students to explore their interests using these skills in Foods 30. Examples include beginning with Food (& Nutrition) Basics, then Food Decisions & Health culminating with Food for Life Stages. Also included will be Soups & Sauces, Meats, Baking and how to build/design projects based on student interest. This session is a simple base to start a foods program and build upon based on your style of teaching. Teachers will be encouraged to share ideas, recipes and successes from their teaching._x000D_
Bring your laptop, google log in, and containers to take home your cooking.

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Carmen Wasylynuik

Foods Teacher, Chestermere High School
Carmen Wasylynuik is a Red Seal Chef and Foods Teacher at Chestermere High School and has taught both Foods and Cook Apprenticeship in grades 9-12. She strongly believes in sharing knowledge and building relationships through fostering professional development for teachers in foods... Read More →

Friday February 24, 2023 8:30am - 2:15pm MST
Off-Site Off-Site see description for address.
  Career & Technology Studies/Foundations (TQS 3), Div4 (Gr 10-12)