Greetings Members, On October 5th World Teachers’ Day 2017 will be celebrated both here in Canada and across the globe. The theme this year is “Teaching in Freedom, Empowering Teachers”. What does it mean to empower teachers in the context of education in Nunavut? Each year our members are tasked with providing a safe, welcoming, [...]
President’s Message Summer 2017 Greetings Fellow Teachers, I would like to begin by thanking you, my colleagues, for placing your trust and confidence in me to be your NTA President for the next two years. We are entering a vital period for Nunavut teachers, the next two years has the potential to be a time [...]
Hi Colleagues! As Nunavut teachers approach their dedicated PD week, I take this opportunity to thank all of them for their commitment and dedication to their chosen profession and to their students. It is great to witness teachers plan for their own learning needs, engage in professional learning to improve teaching practice and apply professional [...]
Congratulations to the following candidates for Executive Officer positions who have been acclaimed for the 2017 - 2019 term, and who will take office on July 1st, 2017: NTA President: John Fanjoy, Aqsarniit Middle School, Iqaluit NTA Vice President: Jim Kreuger, Kivalliq School Operations, Baker lake NTA Inuit Member at Large: Becky Tootoo, Jonah Amitnaaq [...]
Nunavut Teachers’ Association Teaching Excellence Award Winners Announced The Nunavut Teachers’ Association (NTA) held its annual Meeting of Central Council and in Iqaluit, April 9-10. During the President’s Banquet on Saturday, April 9, NTA President, Terry Young, presented the NTA Teaching Excellence Awards to Mary Piercey-Lewis, a teacher from Inuksuk High School in Iqaluit and [...]
NTA Social Media Guide The advice contained within this guide is intended to assist NTA members to navigate online and electronic communication, while still maintaining professional boundaries with students, colleagues, the community and their employer.
NTA Mission Statement The Nunavut Teachers’ Association is dedicated to advocating for teacher well-being, professional growth, and culturally relevant public education. It’s with great pleasure that I address you as I move into my fourth and final year as your President. I would like to thank all of the members who have supported [...]
I would like to take this opportunity to wish all of our members a restful and enjoyable summer. I look forward to working with NTA members returning for the 2016 - 2017 school year. All the best to members who are not returning to their positions next year. Safe travels and enjoy your [...]