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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|

2019 NTA Teaching Excellence Award Winner – Julia MacPherson

Julia MacPherson, Vice Principal of Tugaalik School in Naujaat, is the recipient of this year’s NTA Award for Teaching Excellence. Julia has worked tirelessly on behalf of the students and staff of Tugaalik, and previously at Tusarvik as well before the new school was constructed in Naujaat. Her commitment to the education programming in Naujaat [...]

2019-04-15T11:32:09-04:00April 15th, 2019|

2019 Thank You for Making a Difference Winners

Regional Winners Qikiqtani: Kevin Germino, Nasivvik High School, Pond Inlet (Teacher) Kristen Killiktee, Nasivvik High School, Pond Inlet (Student) Kivalliq: Tony Collens, Tugaalik School, Naujaat (Teacher) Jenna Alaralak, Tugaalik School, Naujaat (Student) Kitikmeot: Roman Mahnic, Kugaarjuk School, Kugaaruk (Teacher) Kelsey Ningark, Kugaarjuk School, Kugaaruk (Student) Nunavut-Wide Winners Carolyn Bond, Inuksuk High School, Iqaluit (Teacher) Daniela [...]

2019-04-15T10:38:52-04:00April 15th, 2019|

2019 NTA Awards to be announced

This weekend, at the NTA's Annual Meeting of Central Council (AMCC) in Iqaluit, the winners for the Thank You For Making a Difference 2019 Contest, as well as the recipient of NTA's 2019 Teaching Excellence Award will be announced.

2019-04-04T15:22:57-04:00April 4th, 2019|

Your NTA Representatives on PDC

Joey Rhodes, NTA Vice President, Inuksuk High School, Iqaluit NU My wife and I have lived in Iqaluit since 2002.  Our children were born and raised in Nunavut and have enjoyed school and their life in the North.  I have been involved with the NTA since the days of the Federation of Nunavut Teachers (FNT) [...]

2019-04-04T15:15:36-04:00April 4th, 2019|

Introducing the PDC

The Nunavut Professional Development Council is a joint NTA - Government of Nunavut Special Committee. This committee is created via Article 16 in the NTA - GN Collective Agreement. There are 2 NTA representatives on the committee; currently Joey Rhodes and Scott MacDonald, both of Iqaluit. There are 2 GN representatives on the committee; currently [...]

2019-03-10T16:17:00-04:00March 10th, 2019|

Employment Opportunity

The Nunavut Teachers’ Association (NTA) is a professional organization of approximately 900 teachers who work within Nunavut’s publicly funded K-12 school system. NTA is seeking an educational leader to join its team in the pivotal role of Assistant Executive Director. This position is a full-time indeterminate position effective July 01, 2019. Reporting to the Executive [...]

2019-02-07T09:13:51-05:00February 7th, 2019|

NEW Mental Fitness Resource for NTA Members

The Nunavut Teachers' Association is happy to introduce to our members a new program we are sponsoring through the NTA PD Fund, in conjunction with the Government of Nunavut. Starling Minds is an organization specializing in an online mental fitness program. They have been working with other teacher associations such as NWTTA and BCTF. We [...]

2019-02-05T10:35:12-05:00February 5th, 2019|