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CTF Blog – A Safe and Sustainable Return to Publicly Funded Schools

August 19, 2020 | Funding and resourcing, Public education Ottawa – The Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF/FCE), the voice of more than 300,000 teachers in all provinces and territories, believes in a Canada where every child has equitable access to quality publicly funded public education. We urge all jurisdictions across the country to work together so that schools can [...]

2020-08-19T11:18:44-04:00August 19th, 2020|

2020 NTA Teaching Excellence Award Winner

Marsha Rhodes, Grade 3 teacher at Joamie School in Iqaluit, is this year’s winner of the NTA’s Award for Teaching Excellence.  Marsha is a long-term Northern educator who has demonstrated a tireless passion in developing lessons and activities for her students.  NTA’s Central Council will be honouring Marsha at our AMCC 2020 banquet on May [...]

2020-06-04T19:32:50-04:00June 4th, 2020|

NTA President’s Message June 2020

Greetings  Members, With another school year coming to a close across Nunavut, I want to take the opportunity to thank you for your dedication and hard work with our students and communities. I can say, with confidence, that this past year has been the most difficult for teachers in Nunavut that I have seen in [...]

2020-06-04T18:34:09-04:00June 4th, 2020|

February 2020 President’s Message

Greetings Colleagues,   The Canadian Teachers’ Federation and its member organizations, including the NTA, are calling on all educators in Canada to participate in a National Day of Action, Teach for a Better World.   In the past year we have seen a consistent attack on public education funding and teachers across the country.  Students [...]

2020-02-25T12:24:45-05:00February 25th, 2020|

NTA Committees 2019 – 2020

NTA Committees for 2019-20 Curriculum Support Committee Jeela Allurut Jolene Anderson Scott MacDonald Patricia MacNeil Alyssa Paul Tess Thurber Education Leave Committee Caryn Rubio Shawna Thomson Status of Women Committee Jennie Dawson Kelli Hanson Chelsea Landry Akayla Onabowale Paricia MacNeil Alyssa Paul Finance Committee John Fanjoy Scott MacDonald Joey Rhodes Inuit Educators Committee Peter Aulatjut [...]

2020-02-14T08:46:27-05:00February 14th, 2020|

Starling Minds Introduction and Information

The Nunavut Teachers' Association has embarked on a project with British Columbia  - based Starling Minds Inc, to provide a proactive mental health fitness resource for NTA members and their families to use. Starling also works with other teacher organizations in Canada to provide this type of assistance to their members. Below is a short [...]

2019-09-26T16:00:31-04:00September 26th, 2019|

2020 – 2021 NTA Representatives Nunavut Professional Development Council

Scott MacDonald, NTA Secretary Treasurer, Joamie Elementary School, Iqaluit NU Aside from serving in various roles with NTA, I am currently the Vice-Principal at Joamie Elementary School in Iqaluit where I have been since 2017. Prior to moving to Iqaluit I began teaching at Nasivvik High School in Pond Inlet in 2010. I feel privileged to represent [...]

2020-12-20T05:15:47-05:00September 25th, 2019|

President’s Message September 2019

Greetings Members, Now that all schools in Nunavut are officially up and running, I would like to take a moment to welcome all members, both old and new, and wish you well at the beginning of another school year. Let us commit this year to shining light on the positives that are happening in our [...]

2019-09-10T09:26:23-04:00September 10th, 2019|

NTA President’s Summer Message

Greetings Members, With another school year coming to a close across Nunavut, I want to take the opportunity to thank you for your dedication and hard work with our students and communities.   During this school year there were many occasions where the systemic failings of the education system in Nunavut were highlighted. It began [...]

2019-06-24T15:50:33-04:00June 18th, 2019|

2019 – 2020 NTA Central Council

Below are the names of the newly elected NTA Central Council, which will take office as of July 1, 2019, for the upcoming school year (note that territorial positions are in place until June 30, 2021).   Thank you to all those who put their names forward for positions, and to those who coordinated elections [...]

2019-10-24T16:25:25-04:00May 16th, 2019|