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2014 NLTA Election Information

   ELECTION DAY WAS TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2014      NLTA Election Information for the Election of President and Vice-President for 2015-17 ------  NLTA President and Vice-President Elected by Province-wide Vote    ------ read News Release...

2016 Candidates' Forum for Election of NLTA President and Vice-President

  space      ELECTION DAY IS TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2016       Candidates' Forum for the Election of President and Vice-President for 2017-19 The Candidates' Forum took place during the Oct. 28-29 meeting of Joint Council in St. J...

2016 NLTA Election - Questions for Candidates

     ELECTION DAY IS TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2016       NLTA ELECTION 2016 Questions and Answers Teachers are invited to email questions for the candidates running for the offices of NLTA President and Vice-President. The questions will be...

2016 NLTA Election Candidates List

      ELECTION DAY IS TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2016       NLTA Election Information for the Election of President and Vice-President for 2017-19 Following are the names of the NLTA members in good standing who presented nomination papers ...

2016 NLTA Election Information

  space      DEAN INGRAM ELECTED NLTA PRESIDENT & TRENT LANGDON VICE-PRESIDENT  T NLTA Election Information Dean Ingram has been declared elected as the NLTA President and Trent Langdon as NLTA Vice-President. They both ...

2016 NLTA Election Results - Dec. 20, 2016

  NLTA Election Results for the Election of  Vice-President for 2017-19 December 20, 2016 Message to All Teachers on Election of NLTA Vice-President The NLTA Electoral Committee has reviewed and confirmed the results of the election for N...

2016 NLTA Election Results - Dec. 7, 2016

  NLTA Election Results for the Election of President and Vice-President for 2017-19 December 7, 2016 Message to All Teachers on Election of NLTA President and Vice-President The NLTA Electoral Committee has reviewed and confirmed the results ...

2018 NLTA Candidates List

      ELECTION DAY IS TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2018       NLTA Election Information for the Election of President and Vice-President for 2019-21 Following are the names of the NLTA members in good standing who presented nomination papers...

2018 NLTA Election Information

  space NLTA Election Information for the Election of President and Vice-President for 2019-21 Dean Ingram has been elected as NLTA President and Trent Langdon as Vice-President. Read Memo .... All the election information...

2018 Provincial Budget

PROVINCIAL BUDGET 2018 INVEST IN OUR KIDS Below are links to the Budget 2018 information relating to education as well as pre-budget information from the NLTA. Your will also find our detailed submission to government where it outlines why now...

2019 Tentative Agreement Presentation

Click here to view the Provincial Contract 2016 - 2019 Tentative Agreement

Allan Bishop Award Nomination Form

The Allan Bishop Award Nomination Form Nominations must be received at NLTA Office by January 15th. This award was established to recognize outstanding service to NLTA at the provincial level. A maximum of one award may be presented each year...

Allergy Alert

Allergy Alert Employees at the NLTA office have severe allergies to scented products. Please do not wear scented products while visiting. Your cooperation is essential. Thank You. A message from the Occupational Health and Safety Committee of the...

Application for Exemption

March 29, 2019 Application for Exemption under s. 7 of the Public Sector Compensation Transparency Act As you are likely aware, many of our members have recently received notice that their personal information, including name, position and salary,...

Application for Exemption - FR

Application for Exemption under s. 7 of the Public Sector Compensation Transparency Act As you are likely aware, many of our members have recently received notice that their personal information, including name, position and salary, may be subject...

ASK NLTA

Ask the NLTA Do you have a question about Programs and Services or need information on another particular topic? You can email any one of our staff or send your question to the general mailbox by filling out the form below. Your email will be ...

Ask the NLTA

Ask the NLTA Do you have a question about Programs and Services or need information on another particular topic? You can email any one of our staff or send your question to mail@nlta.nl.ca . You may also submit your question by filling out the...

Association Fees

Association Fees Full-time and substitute teachers pay dues of 1.25 percent of gross salary earned. Parenthood Leave In order for teachers to maintain membership and benefits while on parenthood leave, the fee is $5.00 per month...

Award Winners

Award Winners Below you will find a list of Award Winners with the NL Teachers' Association. Click on the award title to view a list of the recipients for that award. NLTA AWARDS •   Allan Bishop Award • ...

Awards, Programs, Funds & Scholarships

Awards, Programs, Funds & Scholarships The awards, programs, funds and scholarships of the Association are designed to assist teachers with their personal, professional and informational needs. Below are links to the Association's Awards and Professional...

Bancroft Award Nomination Form

Bancroft Award Nomination Form    Deadline for Nominations is January 15    The Bancroft Award has been established to recognize outstanding service at the branch level. A maximum of three awards may be presented each year and awards are open to ...

Bargaining Briefs

In accordance with NLTA policy, regular communication will be provided to members by way of periodic updates on the status of the collective bargaining process. Below are the Bargaining Briefs which have been published from this current round of...

Barnes Award Nomination Form

Barnes Award Nomination Form Nominations must be received by the Association by January 15. The Barnes Award has been established to recognize outstanding professional development services provided at the Special Interest Council level. A maximum...

Beginning Teachers Conference

Conference for Beginning Teachers When numbers warrant, the NLTA, in collaboration with the school districts, Memorial University and the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, holds a conference for teachers in their first year of...

Beginning Teachers Conference 2019-20

A Conference for Beginning Teachers The Journey Begins St. John’s Monday, Dec. 9, 2019 Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019 Labrador Friday, Jan. 17, 2020 Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 Did you begin teaching in September 2018 or later and are still in a...

Better Together: Report of the Panel on the Status of Public Education in NL 2015-16

BETTER TOGETHER: Report of the Panel on the Status of Public Education in NL 2015-16 During the fall of 2015 the NLTA created a Panel on the Status of Public Education in Newfoundland and Labrador. This panel has gathered data for a report titled "BETTER...

Biennial General Meeting 2019 of the NL Teacher's Association

 space BIENNIAL GENERAL MEETING 2019 Invest In Our Kids April 23 – 26, 2019 Sheraton Hotel, St. John’s NL The Biennial General Meeting of the NL Teachers’ Association will take place from April 23-26, 2019 at the Sheraton Hotel in St....

Biography - Denise Pike

Panel on the Status of Public Education in NL Denise Pike Denise Pike has consistently been a champion for the cause of public education in Newfoundland and Labrador since the late 1990s, advocating tirelessly for the necessary resources, personnel...

Biography - Dr. Kirk Anderson

Panel on the Status of Public Education in NL Dr. Kirk Anderson Dr. Kirk Anderson is the dean of the Faculty of Education at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Dr. Anderson holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in science and education from...

Biography - James Dinn

Panel on the Status of Public Education in NL James Dinn Jim has been a teacher for over 34 years. He holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Education from Memorial University and a Masters of Education from Mount St. Vincent University. Jim...

Biography - Steve Brooks

Panel on the Status of Public Education in NL Steve Brooks Steve Brooks was appointed to the position of Assistant Executive Director of the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers’ Association on August 1, 2013. He has worked with the NLTA since 2008 a...

Branch Audit of Operating Accounts Form

Branch Audit of Operating Accounts Form GUIDELINES GOVERNING REBATE TO BRANCHES The Association has adopted certain guidelines and policies in order to assist the Finance Committee in allocating discretionary funds equitably among the branches. [EXPAND...

Branch Elections

Branch Elections Providing for the smooth transition of branch executive offices from year to year is an important and necessary function of the branch. To this end, the branch should have in place a Nominating Committee. This committee should be...

Branch Information Seminars

Branch Information Seminars Every school and school district office in the province has an NLTA school representative who is elected or appointed at the school level to assist branches with the operation of branch functions. The NLTA maintains contact ...

Branch Operations Manual (revised Oct 2020)

BRANCH OPERATIONS MANUAL 2020-21 Branch Operations Branch Operations Overview Forms for Collecting Branch Information: Preliminary Branch Registration Form (Branch Executive Information) Branch Registration Form (due November 1) Branch...

Branch Operations Overview

Branch Operations Overview The main focus of the Branch Operations program is the providing of services to teachers through the Association's local branch structure. This involves all aspects of branch organization as well as many membership services...

Branch Operations Overview

Branch Operations Overview The main focus of the Branch Operations program is the providing of services to teachers through the Association’s local branch structure. This involves all aspects of branch organization as well as many membership services n...

Branch Registration of Substitute Teachers

Branch Registration of Substitute Teachers The following is present NLTA policy on registration of substitute teachers and membership rebates to branches for same: All substitute teachers should register either with the branch where they reside...

Branch Request for Additional Funding Form

Branch Request for Additional Funding Additional funding to branches is governed by the policy on branch financing found in the Branch Operations Manual . Requests for additional funding are directed to the Finance and Property Committee through the...

Branch Structure of the NLTA

Our 47 Branches Explanation of NLTA Branch Structure Branches or locals were a fairly late development for the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers' Association. In the early years and right up to the mid-thirties, the teachers who paid a membership...

Branch Visitation/Executive Contacts

Branch Visitation/Executive Contacts The NLTA operates a Branch Visitation/Executive Contact program whereby each member of the Provincial Executive is assigned responsibility for three to five branches throughout the year. Executive/Branch Contact...

Branches of the NL Teachers' Association

Branches of the NLTA The 47 branches of the NLTA form the framework that holds the Association together. Branches give members the opportunity to have input into the operation of the Association in formal ways, such as through the election of delegates a...

Brochures / Pamphlets

Information Brochures Below is a list of brochures and pamphlets that are available only to teachers and parents in Newfoundland and Labrador. To order copies contact Michelle LaMarche at 726-3223 or 1-800-563-3599 ext. 227. Child Maltreatment...

Bulletin Submission Guidelines

The Bulletin Submission Guidelines The Bulletin is published five times a year during the school year by the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers’ Association and has a circulation of approximately 5,000. Distribution is mainly to teachers i...

Bulletin Test Page (May 2020)

Up Front from the President And it’s a great day to be alive I know the sun’s still shining When I close my eyes There’s some hard times in the neighborhood But why can’t every day be just this good. ~ Travis Tritt N one of us woul...

Candidates for NLTA President and Vice-President 2021-23

Candidates for President 2021-23: DEREK DROVER, Gaultois (member of Seagaulher Branch) • Election Poster • My Commitment to You video • Derek Drover: Put Education First! • Derek Drover for NLTA President: My Commitment to You • D...

Centennial Study Award

Centennial Study Award Purpose The study awards are awarded to teachers on an annual basis to support the continuing professional development of certified teachers in the province. At least two awards, valued at $2,500 each, will be presented each...

Changes to the Teachers' Pension Plan

Changes to the Teachers' Pension Plan On April 15, 2019, the Teachers’ Pensions Act, 2018 was proclaimed by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and officially came into force. As a result, the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers’ Plan Tex...

Checklist for an Effective Meeting

Checklist for an Effective Meeting Essentials For Effective Meetings Well publicized Members are greeted by branch executive person Convene on time Good opening (warm-up) Well planned agenda (prioritized) Clear roles (leader, recorder,...

Collective Agreements

Collective Agreements The NLTA operates two collective agreements – the Provincial Agreement and the Labrador West Agreement – including negotiation and administration of these agreements. The Labrador West Agreement is between the teachers of ...

Communication with Substitute Teachers

Communication with Substitute Teachers   Introduction Because substitutes have a choice regarding the branch in which they wish to become a member, branches are required to contact each substitute whose name they submit as a branch member. During ...

Community Funding/Sponsorship/Donation Request

Community Funding/Sponsorship/Donation Request Complete Form

Confidentiality Notice

Confidentiality Notice This email communication and any accompanying document is intended only for the individual or entity to which it is addressed and may contain information that is confidential, privileged or exempt from disclosure under applicable...

CONTACT

CONTACT Conference on New Techniques and Classroom Teaching (CONTACT) is a joint project of the teacher associations of the Atlantic provinces: Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers’ Association (NLTA), Nova Scotia Teachers Union (NSTU), New Brunswick T...

Contact / Ask The NLTA

Contact / Ask The NLTA ASK A QUESTION - Send us your question. Please Note: Your email will be confidential and answered in a timely manner. CONTACT US - View our contact information which also includes a map of our location....

CONTACT 2020 Guidelines & Application Form

The Conference on New Teaching and Classroom Techniques CONTACT 2020 A Vision Check for Educators: Stories from the Classroom August 4 (evening) - August 7 (noon) St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish , NS - - - - - - - - - -...

Contact Us

Contact Us Our mailing address is: Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers' Association 3 Kenmount Road St. John's, NL A1B 1W1 Telephone: (709) 726-3223 or 1 800 563-3599 (toll-free in province) Fax: (709) 726-4302 or 1 877 711-6582...

Copyright Resources

Copyright Information Copyright Decision Tool   Copyright, Fair Dealing and The Classroom (PowerPoint Slides)   Copyright and Fair Dealing for Teachers -- Article from the March/April 2018 issue of The Bulletin   Copyright...

Council of Special Services of the NLTA

Council of Special Services, a special interest council of the NLTA, is a professional learning community that supports the growth of Newfoundland and Labrador's special services teachers. If you have any questions, concerns or ideas re the NLTA...

COVID-19 CSFP Information

CSFP Information • CSFP examens finaux et prochaines étapes (le 3 avril, 2020) •  Note de service_20mars •  Accès aux écoles à partir du 18 mars 2020 •  Mise à jour Fermeture des écoles  (17 mars 2020)

COVID-19 General Information

General Information Safe Kids/Protégeons nos enfants  (activities to support emergency remote teaching and learning as well as mental health resources) NEW NL Govt. News Release: Schools to Reopen for Teachers But Remain Closed for Students; Up...

COVID-19 INFORMATION

Information re COVID-19 NLTA Information General Information NLESD Information CSFP Information

COVID-19 NLESD Information

NLESD Information The Newfoundland and Labrador English School District is advising all teachers that as a result of in-class instruction being suspended indefinitely, you are permitted to work from any location within the province. This means that...

COVID-19 NLTA Information

NLTA Information The NLTA is endeavouring to get answers, clarifications and confirmations on all matters related to this unprecedented situation from the appropriate government departments and school districts. The Association’s position has been t...

COVID-19 Update - What We Know So Far (March 16, 2020)

COVID-19 Update – What We Know So Far March 16, 2020 Classes suspended indefinitely, effective today, Monday, March 16, 2020. Tuesday, March 17 will be a planning day. Schools will be open for teachers only to work on planning for the short-term t...

COVID-19 Wellness and Mental Health Resources

The NLTA Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Coordinators are available through telephone and email to serve teachers and provide support during this unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. Please reach out to EAP with your needs and questions at this time. Gail...

Deadline Passed

The deadline for this program has passed.

Developing Successful Schools Institute (DSS)

Developing Successful Schools Institute (DSS) This leadership institute for school/district administrators, teachers and other educators is held in July of each year at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick. It is a joint project of...

Disclaimers

DISCLAIMERS Website The Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers' Association makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information on the NLTA website, however, it makes no guarantee that the information is error-free. The NLTA website...

Discount List 2020-21

Teacher Discount Program To make searching more convenient, discount items are searchable by either category, company or location. {{CODEDiscountFilter}} Category Company Location Discount Offer Contact Info Accommodations...

Discount Program for Teachers

Discount Program for Teachers Don't Forget to Request Your Membership Card. You will be required to show your NLTA Membership card to obtain most of the discounts. Click on the image of the Membership Card to fill out a Request Form. Please Note:...

EAP Resources

COVID-19 Wellness and Mental Health Resources Starling Minds offers free access to a limited range of programming designed specifically to help with managing the uncertainty, stress and anxiety many are facing every day due to the COVID-19...

Education Week 2017

CERTIFICATES OF APPRECIATION » Fill out online or » Print Form [Deadline has passed ] space S POSTERS »» English version »» French version space S • Proclamation includes English & French wording spaceS • Song...

Education Week 2017 Resources

POSTERS »» English version »» French version space S • Proclamation includes English & French wording spaceS • Song / Music Score space S • "Dart Outdoors" Day - School Sports NL spaceS • Resources Educati...

Education Week 2018

Education Week February 11-17, 2018 Believe and Achieve: Je crois en moi, je réussis! ceS • Poster pace S • Proclamation includes English & French wording pace S • Reso...

Education Week Archives

Education Week Archives INTRODUCTION Education Week has always been about celebrating education and the importance of learning. It can be an enriching experience for students, teachers and parents. All teachers are encouraged to continue to...

Education Week Certificates of Appreciation Order Form

Education Week March 8-14, 2020 20/20 Vision • Vision 20/20 CERTIFICATES OF APPRECIATION / BOOKMARKS ORDER FORM D   DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 21, 2020  9

Education Week March 3-9, 2019

Education Week March 3-9, 2019 Go The Extra Mile: Aller plus loin Certificates of Appreciation / Bookmarks Order Form Order Deadline has Passed pace S Media Release pace S School Sports NL "Dart...

Education Week March 8-14, 2020

Education Week March 8-14, 2020 20/20 Vision • Vision 20/20 Education Week Resource Booklet   (print pdf of 20/20 Vision Writing Activity Sheet ) Education Week 20/20 Vision Contest (signs to use when posting du...

Effective Branch Operations

Effective Branch Operations The formal structure and responsibilities of a branch merely provide the foundation and the framework for its effective operation. The effectiveness of a branch is determined by how its members, especially the executive...

Effective Conduct of Branch Meetings

Effective Conduct of Branch Meetings The branch meeting is the forum at which your branch business is conducted. Since teachers are often involved in various organizations and activities which make demands on their free time, an effort must be made...

Employee Assistance Program

Employee Assistance Program The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for members is a jointly sponsored effort between NLTA, the provincial government, and the School Boards Association. It is a supportive program to provide teachers with assistance for...

Employee Assistance Program - Client Forms

EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM CLIENT FORMS The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for teachers is a jointly sponsored effort between NLTA, the provincial government, and the School Boards Association. It is in place to assist teachers who may be experiencing...

Employee Assistance Program - Information

Employee Assistance Program Information For confidential assistance contact EAP Coordinator Gail Carroll (ext. 242) or Kenda Riggs (ext. 265). EAP SERVICES AVAILABLE In general, the services offered through EAP include two components: counselling...

Employee Assistance Program - Policies & Procedures

Employee Assistance Program Policy and Procedures Revised October 1995 Terms for new school board personnel changed March 1998 POLICY STATEMENT The Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers' Association, the Provincial Government and the Newfoundland...

Employee Assistance Program - Web Resources

Employee Assistance Program Web Resources A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U |  V | W | X | Y | Z  A ABUSE Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Women's Shelters Transition H...

Employment Insurance

Employment Insurance The NLTA’s involvement with Employment Insurance is as follows: • Interpreting and explaining the Employment Insurance Act and Regulations to teachers; • Reporting to teachers when changes occur in the Employment Insurance Act o...

Executive Notes from Meetings of Provincial Executive of the NLTA

Executive Notes Executive Notes is a summary of major decisions that occurred at the Provincial Executive meeting. For further information contact any member of the Provincial Executive or any one of the NLTA administrative staff. Check the...

Executive/Branch Contact Assignments

Executive/Branch Contact Assignments for 2020-21 Executive Member Branch Executive Member Branch Dean Ingram, President dingram@nlta.nl.ca 726-3223, ext. 227 * All Branches Craig Hicks chicks@nlta.nl.ca 534-2540 (home) 534-2840...

Expense Claim Instructions

Expense Claim Instructions General Instructions A separate claim form should be prepared for each function requiring an expense claim. If some trip covers two or more functions, please indicate on claim form the appropriate cost allocation for each...

Expense Claims

Expense Claims Some of these forms can be filled online. You may also download a copy to your desktop and add the form as an attachment to your email. Email to Rita Tee at rtee@nlta.nl.ca . You may also print the form and fax or mail it to the NLTA...

Financial Information Seminar Registration Form

space Financial Information Seminar Saturday, Apr. 13, 2019 for Beginning to Mid-Career Teachers R   REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED  9 A Financial Information Seminar will be held on Saturday, Apr. 13, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p...

Former NLTA Presidents

NLTA Presidents The Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers’ Association was founded in 1890. Below is the complete list of NLTA Presidents from that date up to the present day starting with the most recent. 2017 - present  Dean Ingram, B....

Forms

FORMS Divided into groups of similar forms for easier access. Association Awards Professional Development Forms Branch Forms School Representatives Forms Leave Forms Student Scholarships Substitute Teacher...

Forms - Association Awards

Association Awards Below is a list of the association awards applications/forms that are available to teachers. All may be filled out online. The deadline for submission of these forms is January 15th . ALLAN BISHOP AWARD Fill out online ...

Forms - Branch Forms

Branch Forms Below is a list of forms and applications to be completed by NLTA Branch Presidents or members of the NLTA branch executives. Some may be filled out online and some are in pdf format. You may print a copy of the pdf versions and then fax...

Forms - Group Insurance

Group Insurance Forms Below are forms from the NLTA pertaining to your Group Insurance plan. All other forms can be obtained by contacting your service provider, Johnson Insurance. MAILING ADDRESS: Johnson Insurance P O Box 12049 10 Factory...

Forms - Leave Forms

Leave Forms Below is a list of leave forms from Programs and Services of the NLTA. For more information on any of these forms below click on the NLTA Staff Directory link to contact an administrative officer in Programs and Services. Deferred Salary...

Forms - Professional Development

Forms - Professional Development The forms below are provided to teachers to assist them with accessing opportunities for professional development. For more information on any of these forms below click on the NLTA Staff Directory link to contact an...

Forms - School Representatives

Forms - School Representatives The forms below are provided to school representatives. For more information on any of these forms below click on the NLTA Staff Directory link to contact an administrative officer in Programs and Services. School...

Forms - Student Scholarships

Forms - Student Scholarships The NLTA awards six scholarships of $1,000 each to dependents of active, retired, disabled or deceased members of the NLTA upon completion of secondary school. The award is based on the criteria used by the Department of...

Forms - Substitute Teachers

Forms - Substitute Teachers Below is a list of forms for substitute teachers. For more information on any of these forms below click on the NLTA Staff Directory link to contact an administrative officer in Programs and Services. NLTA Membership...

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions Awards & Scholarships [EXPAND  What are the deadlines for NLTA awards and scholarships? How do I get an application form?]NLTA has a number of awards and scholarships. The Allan Bishop Award recognizes outstanding ...

From NLTA President Dean Ingram

  From The President Dean Ingram is the President of the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers' Association. Below are the media interviews as well as articles and reports from his current term of office. [EXPAND MEDIA INTERVIEWS] October...

From The Executive Director - You Cannot Improve Student Outcomes with Larger Class Sizes

FROM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, Steve Brooks You Cannot Improve Student Outcomes with Larger Class Sizes Article from the September/October 2016 issue of the Bulletin In 2014 the Globe and Mail reported that one of the major factors parents consider when...

Going on Leave? Things You Should Know

Going on Leave? Things You Should Know W hether going on maternity leave, approved leave without pay, unpaid sick leave, educational leave, or deferred salary leave, it is your responsibility to ensure your desired benefits are maintained while on...

Governance

Governance The governance of the NLTA is comprised of both the organizational structure and the operational framework. Organizational Structure Operational Framework

Grant for Out of Province Professional Development

Grant for Out of Province Professional Development GUIDELINES and PROCEDURES Purpose The Professional Development Fund will allow for the funding of individuals for professional development which is not funded through any of the existing NLTA professional...

Grounded Theory Study: by Lynda Younghusband - May 2005

High School Teachers' Perceptions of Their Working Environment in NL: A Grounded Theory Study by Dr. Lynda Younghusband -- May 2005 About the Researcher Excerpt from Doctoral Thesis by Dr. Lynda Younghusband High School Teachers' Perceptions...

Group Insurance Landing

NLTA Group Insurance Website

GROUP INSURANCE Memo 02-04-2019

To: Members Insured in the NLTA Group Insurance Plan From: Maureen Doyle-Gillingham, Chairperson, NLTA Group Insurance Managers Re: Information from NLTA Group Insurance Managers Date: April 2, 2019   Dear...

GSE Search

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Guide for Planning the Branch Year

Guide for Planning the Branch Year Suggested Branch Program September Ensure that all relevant files are passed over to the appropriate executive person. Check that each school has a school representative and a contact person on the branch...

Guided Imagery

Guided Imagery Guided Imagery is a form of mindfulness. It is a technique that is guided by a professional therapist to help individuals focus on positive mental images in order to evoke feelings of relaxation. It is based on the concept of the mind-body...

Health Education Council of the NLTA

The Heath Education Council is a newly formed special interest council of the NLTA. It is a professional learning community that supports the growth of Newfoundland and Labrador's Health Education teachers. If you have any questions, concerns...

History of NLTA Branches

History of NLTA Branches Branches, or locals, were a fairly late development for the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers’ Association. In the early years and right up to the mid-thirties, the teachers who paid a membership fee were relatively discrete u...

History of the NLTA

History of the NLTA Created in 1890, the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers' Association has played a significant role in the development of education in our province. Before Confederation Post Confederation Legacy of Leadership...

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Honorary Members of the NLTA

Honorary Members Honorary membership may be bestowed on any person who, in the opinion of the Executive has made a significant contribution to the cause of education. Below is the list of Honorary Members of the NLTA. 2019 Edward Hancock...

Ian Crewe

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Important Information for Teachers Who May be Considering Retiring at the End of the 2018-19 School Year

Please be advised of the following notice based on information from the Teachers’ Pension Plan Corporation This is a reminder that teachers planning to retire prior to the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year should submit their resignation to the s...

IMPORTANT Travel Update for MEDOC Customers (March 17, 2020)

IMPORTANT Travel Update for MEDOC Customers March 17, 2020 Dear MEDOC Customer, Both Johnson and RSA Canada are closely monitoring the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Here is important information for our policyholders: As of March...

Indemnité de départ sous les termes de la nouvelle convention collective

29 mai, 2019 A: Tous les membres de la NLTA du CSFP DE: Programmes et Services de la NLTA Sujet:    Indemnité de départ sous les termes de la nouvelle convention collective   Le CSFP a récemment envo...

Index to Association Programs & Services

Index to Association Programs & Services These are the programs and services available through the NLTA. Also included below is the staff person's name who has responsibility for that area. ASSOCIATION PROGRAMS & SERVICES ADMINISTRATIVE ...

Information for Beginning/Early Career Teachers

Beginning/Early Career Teachers Don't Forget to Request Your Membership Card. Be sure and complete the Member Information form and then proceed to fill out the  NLTA Membership Card Request Form . PLEASE NOTE: Membership Cards are ordered at the ...

Information for School Representatives

Information for School Representatives Below is a list of information and links useful for school representatives. Please be sure to fill out the Update Form below or email us with any school or school representative changes. School Representatives'...

Infosheets from the NLTA

Infosheets These infosheets are intended to provide information to teachers of a general nature only. Documents such as the collective agreements, legislation and policies referenced in Infosheets will govern the specific rights and benefits of teachers....

Janeway Day in the Schools

JANEWAY DAY IN THE SCHOOLS Friday, February 14, 2020 Every year NLTA Janeway Day in the Schools provides an opportunity for children in this province to help other children. Since 1986 students and teachers have donated more than $1,188,711...

Johnson Incorporated Bursaries Application

Johnson Incorporated Bursaries Application To be eligible, an individual must be an active member of the NLTA as described by section 1:A.1 of the NLTA policy. Regulations Governing the Awarding of Johnson Incorporated Bursaries A sum of $2,000.00...

Jul 22/19 Correct misinformation in a recent CBC article

The following misinformation in a recent CBC news article has been noted with a response: “The latest collective agreement reached by the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers' Association will see candidates automatically offered permanent jobs teaching s...

Labrador Benefits Agreement

Labrador Benefits Agreement A new Labrador Benefits Agreement has been ratified and signed, effective February 10, 2020. The terms of the Agreement are an integral component of all public sector agreements in the region. The Labrador Benefits Agreement...

Leadership At Work

Leadership at Work Leadership at Work is a program which was initiated by the NLTA, now has several cohorts in various regions of the province operated by school districts. The goal of the program is to build stronger learning communities through developing...

Leaves

Leaves Going On Leave? Things You Should Know Sick and Can't Work - What Then?  (Infosheet No. 2) Deferred Salary Leave Plan  (Infosheet No. 9) Deferred Salary Leave Plan Application   Maternity/Paternity Leave Your collective a...

Legal Assistance

Legal Assistance Legal assistance is normally provided as follows: 1. To teachers for problems arising as a result of the individual's role as a teacher, such as arbitrations, Workers’ Compensation appeals, TPP disability, Long Term Disability a...

Links

Quick Links Below is a list of links which may be helpful to teachers. They include links to other teacher organizations as well as other important websites. Educational Stakeholders Canadian Association of Principals Canadian Association for...

Living Well Articles from the Employee Assistance Program

LIVING WELL Articles from the Employee Assistance Program Below are the Living Well articles from the 1996-97 school year to present day. They can also be found in The Bulletin which is the official newsletter of the NLTA during the school year....

Maternity / Parenthood Leave

Maternity/Parenthood Leave Your collective agreements (Provincial Collective Agreement and Labrador West Collective Agreement) provide for maternity, adoption and parental leave. Below are links to provide you with all the necessary information as...

Math-Science Council of the NLTA

The Math/Science Council is a special interest council of the NLTA. It is a professional learning community that supports the growth of Newfoundland and Labrador's Math/Science teachers. If you have any questions, concerns or ideas re the NLTA...

MEDIA ADVISORY

For Immediate Release May 8, 2019 Media Advisory The Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers’ Association is hosting a Leaders Forum on Education on Monday, May 13,  7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, Portugal Cove Road. Teachers and those concerned ab...

MEDIA RELEASE - Atlantic Teacher Organizations Give Failing Grade to Nova Scotia Government’s Response to Flawed Glaze Recommendations - Feb. 7, 2018

  Atlantic Teacher Organizations Give Failing Grade to Nova Scotia Government’s Response to Flawed Glaze Recommendations St. John’s, NL…The Council of Atlantic Provinces and Territory Teachers’ Organizations (CAPTTO) is meeting this week in ...

MEDIA RELEASE - Global Teacher Prize Winner Maggie MacDonnell is Keynote Speaker at NLTA BGM

For Immediate Release April 22, 2019 Global Teacher Prize Winner Maggie MacDonnell is Keynote Speaker at NLTA BGM St. John’s, NL……. Maggie MacDonnell, Education Consultant, School Board of Nunavik, and the winner of the Global Teacher Prize...

MEDIA RELEASE - Invest in Our Kids

For Immediate Release January 23, 2018 INVEST IN OUR KIDS St. John’s, NL... Newfoundland and Labrador needs to face the future with evidence-based decisions – because in the big picture, investing in education actually saves money. That’s why t...

MEDIA RELEASE - NLESD Seeks To Silence School Principals

For Immediate Release May 7, 2019 NLESD Seeks To Silence School Principals St. John’s, NL... The Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers’ Association was shocked to learn yesterday that the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District (NLESD) has...

MEDIA RELEASE - NLTA Biennial General Meeting Being Held in St. John's, Apr. 23-26, 2019

For Immediate Release April 22, 2019 NLTA Biennial General Meeting Being Held in St. John's, April 23-26, 2019 St. John’s, NL … The 2019 Biennial General Meeting of the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers’ Association will take place from April...

MEDIA RELEASE - NLTA Music SIC Presents 2017 Builders Award for NL

For Immediate Release November 3, 2017 NLTA MUSIC SPECIAL INTEREST COUNCIL PRESENTS 2017 BUILDERS AWARD FOR NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR St. John’s, NL... The NLTA Music Special Interest Council is pleased to present the 2017 Builders Award f...

MEDIA RELEASE - NLTA President Addresses Delegates at BGM

For Immediate Release April 24, 2019 NLTA President Addresses Delegates at BGM St. John's, NL … On Wednesday, April 24, 2019, NLTA President Dean Ingram addressed delegates at the opening session of the 2019 Biennial General Meeting of the N...

MEDIA RELEASE - Seven Individuals to Receive Awards at the NLTA Convention

For Immediate Release April 25, 2019 Seven Individuals to Receive Awards at the NLTA Convention BANCROFT AWARD The Bancroft Award, named in honour of James Frederick Bancroft, the first President of the NLTA, was established in 1980...

MEDIA RELEASE - The Patricia Cowan Award for the Support and Promotion of Education Presented To Randy Earle at NLTA Biennial Convention

For Immediate Release April 25, 2019 The Patricia Cowan Award for Support and Promotion of Education Presented to Randy Earle at NLTA Biennial Convention St. John’s, NL… The Patricia Cowan Award, named in honour of the first female President of ...

MEDIA RELEASE - "When Children Disappear" Report Highlights the Need for Investment in Education

For Immediate Release January 16, 2019 "When Children Disappear" Report Highlights the Need for Investment in Education St. John’s, NL... The Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers’ Association commends the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate for...

MEDIA RELEASE - ALLOCATION OF STUDENT ASSISTANT HOURS INSUFFICIENT TO ADDRESS NEEDS IDENTIFIED BY NLESD- Sept. 28, 2018

For Immediate Release September 28, 2018 ALLOCATION OF STUDENT ASSISTANT HOURS INSUFFICIENT TO ADDRESS NEEDS IDENTIFIED BY NLESD St. John’s, NL... The Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers’ Association (NLTA) is concerned that information acq...

MEDIA RELEASE - Education Week 2019, March 3-9

For Immediate Release February 27, 2019 Education Week 2019, March 3-9 St. John’s, NL... Education Week in Newfoundland and Labrador is scheduled for March 3-9. This year’s theme, Go The Extra Mile: Aller plus loin , was chosen to celebrate the...

MEDIA RELEASE - NLTA Janeway Day in the Schools 2019

For Immediate Release February 13, 2019 NLTA Janeway Day in the Schools 2019 St. John’s NL… On Thursday, February 14, students and teachers across Newfoundland and Labrador will donate recess money to the Janeway Child Health Center. Janeway Day...

MEDIA RELEASE - NLTA President and Vice-President Elected by Acclamation

For Immediate Release November 7, 2018 NLTA President and Vice-President Elected By Acclamation St. John’s, NL...  Dean Ingram has been declared elected as the NLTA President for 2019-21 by acclamation.  He begins his second two-year term of ...

MEDIA RELEASE - NLTA President Elect Will take Office August 1, 2017 -- Dec. 7, 2016

For Immediate Release December 7, 2016 NLTA PRESIDENT-ELECT WILL TAKE OFFICE AUGUST 1, 2017 St. John’s…Dean Ingram has been declared elected as the NLTA President for 2017-19 during the province-wide vote that took place on December 6. Mr. Ing...

MEDIA RELEASE - NLTA Reaches Tentative Agreement

For Immediate Release January 22, 2019 NLTA Reaches Tentative Agreement St. John’s, NL... The Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers’ Association has reached a tentative agreement with Government and the NL School Boards Association on a new col...

MEDIA RELEASE - NLTA Reacts to Resignation of NLFSC President -- Sept. 30, 2016

For Immediate Release September 30, 2016 NLTA Reacts to Resignation of NLFSC President St. John’s, NL... The Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers’ Association would like to thank Peter Whittle for his service as President of the Newfoundland and...

MEDIA RELEASE - NLTA Saddened by Death of Past President

For Immediate Release October 19, 2018 NLTA SADDENED BY DEATH OF PAST PRESIDENT St. John’s, NL... The Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers’ Association wishes to express its sympathy to the family, friends and colleagues of Brother Joseph Dar...

MEDIA RELEASE - Teachers Ratify Tentative Agreement

For Immediate Release March 4, 2019 Teachers Ratify Tentative Agreement St. John’s, NL... Teachers in Newfoundland and Labrador have voted to accept the tentative collective agreement which was reached with the Provincial Government and S...

Media Releases

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Media/News Releases Archives

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Member Information Form

Member Information Click on the link below to fill out your member information form. Please Note: If you are a substitute teacher you also need to complete the Substitute Teacher Registration Form as well as the information below. Your Association...

MEMO - Hours of Work and Travel, School Closures and Redundancy

March 4, 2020 Hours of Work and Travel, School Closures and Redundancy NLTA Programs and Services staff have received a number of inquiries recently regarding contractual rights and expectations for itinerant teachers. The purpose of this memorandum...

MEMO - Important EI Matters For Teachers, Change to Insurable Hours Threshold - June 23, 2016

JUNE 23, 2016 Important EI Matters for Teachers Change to Insurable Hours Threshold The number of insurable hours required for new entrants/re-entrants to the labour force to qualify for benefits is changing. At present, new entrants and re-entrants...

MEMO - Important Information for Teachers Who May Be Considering Retiring at the End of the Current School Year - Mar. 14, 2019

MARCH 14, 2019 Important Information for Teachers Who May Be Considering Retiring at the End of the Current School Year Please be advised of the following notice based on information from the Teachers’ Pension Plan Corporation: This is a...

MEMO - Important Notice Regarding NLESD Substitute Teachers - May 1, 2018

MAY 2020 Important Notice Regarding NLESD Substitute Teachers In order to be approved to the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District (NLESD) substitute lists for the upcoming 2020–21 school year, current substitute/temporary/casual e...

Memo - Multi-Grade/Combined Classes

APRIL 27, 2016 TO:     All Teachers RE:     Explanation of Multi-Grade/Combined Classes Announced in the Provincial Budget In September 2016, there will be 135 classrooms in 70 schools and as many as 2,400 students in multi-grade classro...

MEMO - Pre-Budget Call to Action, Jan. 8, 2019

JANUARY 8, 2019 To: All Teachers From: Dean Ingram, NLTA President Re: Pre Budget Call to Action – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – - The NLTA will be ...

MEMO - Pre-Budget Consultations Reminder, Jan. 18, 2019

JANUARY 18, 2019 To: All Teachers From: Dean Ingram, NLTA President Re: Pre Budget Consultations Reminder – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – - Investm...

MEMO - Public Consultations on Junior Kindergarten Now Open 03-28-19

MARCH 28, 2019 Public Consultations on Junior Kindergarten Now Open In response to recommendations from the report of the Premier’s Task Force on Improving Educational Outcomes, the provincial government is exploring the introduction of Junior K...

MEMO - Re: Ratification Vote

MARCH 1, 2019 To: All Teachers From: Dean Ingram, NLTA President Re: Ratification Vote – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Dear Colleagues; I wa...

MEMO - RE: Tentative Agreement – Severance Payout Information - Feb. 22, 2019

February 22, 2019 TO: FROM: RE: All Teachers Stefanie Tuff, Assistant Executive Director Tentative Agreement - Severance Payout The Association continues to work on finalizing logistical details around...

MEMO - RE: Tentative Agreement – Severance Payout Information - Oct 17, 2019

TO: FROM: RE: ALL NLTA MEMBERS UNDER THE PROVINCIAL COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT PROGRAMS AND SERVICES PAYOUT OF SEVERANCE As previously communicated, payment of severance will occur over three pay periods, depending...

MEMO - Re: Tentative Agreement, Jan. 21, 2019

JANUARY 21, 2019 To: All Teachers From: Dean Ingram, NLTA President Re: Tentative Agreement – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Please be advised tha...

MEMO - Task Force On Improving Educational Outcomes, July 15, 2016

JULY 15, 2016 The Premier's Task Force On Improving Educational Outcomes The Provincial Government has announced that the application process for the Premier’s Task Force on Improving Educational Outcomes is now open.  The mandate of the Ta...

Memo re Information for Substitute Teachers re Holiday Pay, Sept. 8, 2017

SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 Memo re Information for Substitute Teachers re Holiday Pay The NLTA Collective Agreements entitle substitute teachers to pay for paid holidays as long as the holiday occurs during a contract period. Three of the 195 paid days...

Memo re Packing/Moving Instructional Materials, Apr. 13, 2017

APRIL 13, 2017 Packing/Moving Instructional Materials Every year, some teachers are faced with moving from one classroom to another, whether due to school closures and reconfigurations, or because of internal changes within their schools, such...

Memo re Pre-Budget Call To Action, Jan. 22, 2018

JANUARY 22, 2018 To: All Teachers From:space Dean Ingram, NLTA President Re: Pre-Budget Call To Action - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -...

Memo re Premier's Task Force on Educational Outcomes, Jan. 24, 2017

JANUARY 24, 2017 Premier's Task Force on Improving Educational Outcomes Colleagues, This Friday, January 27th , your Association will be making a presentation to the Premier's Task Force on Improving Educational Outcomes. I need you to...

Memo re Retirement at End of Current School Year, Mar. 15, 2018

MARCH 15, 2018 Important information for all teachers who may be considering retiring at the end of the current school year. Please be advised of the following notice based on information recently received from the Teachers’ Pension Plan C...

Memo Update on Status of Report and Recommendations from the Inclusive Education Committee -- Apr. 11, 2016

APRIL 11, 2016 TO:   All Teachers RE: Update on Status of Report and Recommendations from the Inclusive Education Committee The joint NLTA/Department of Education and Early Childhood Development Inclusive Education Committee established ...

Memos/Updates/Teacher Alerts

Memorandums/Updates/Teacher Alerts • Teacher Certification Upgrading (September 21, 2020) •  Application for Exemption under s.7 of the Public Sector Compensation Transparency Act (August 31, 2020) •   Important Update for NLTA Members...

Mission Statement

Mission Statement We dedicate ourselves to the professional excellence and personal well-being of teachers, through support, advocacy, educational leadership and the development and delivery of outstanding programs and services.

Model Branch By-laws

Model Branch By-Laws BY-LAWS OF THE (NAME) BRANCH  OF THE NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR TEACHERS' ASSOCIATION I. AUTHORITY AND NAME a) In accordance with the provisions of Section IX of the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers' Association By-laws ...

Model Branch By-Laws Overview

Model Branch By-Laws Overview The model branch by-laws which follow have been approved for branches of the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers’ Association. In adopting the model branch by-laws, it was the intention of the Executive to establish a s...

Monitor Page

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Music Council of the NLTA

The Music Council, a special interest council of the NLTA, is a professional learning community that supports the growth of NL's music council teachers. If you have any questions, concerns or ideas re the NLTA Special Interest Councils, contact...

News / Events

News / Events Information of interest to teachers is posted regularly under these links below. Conferences/Professional Development Opportunities Media Releases NLTA Events Calendar Memos/Updates/Teacher Alerts...

NL Teacher Voice Guidelines

NLTA Teacher Voice Facebook Group October 2019 COMMUNITY GUIDELINES Facebook’s official terms of use ultimately governs all, but the following should also be kept in mind: There will be no cursing in this group – ever. Profane, defamatory, off...

NLTA - Before Confederation

Before Confederation Created in 1890, the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers’ Association has played a significant role in the development of education in our province. The idea of a teachers’ association was not entirely new in 1890. As early as 187...

NLTA - Leaders Forum on Education

NLTA - Leaders Forum on Education

NLTA - Post Confederation

Post Confederation After Confederation the province was on the brink of a new age in education. The NTA lobbied for the first standard salary scale based on qualifications and experience. Along with its new vigour the NTA’s basic platform became sharply f...

NLTA 2018-19 Student Scholarship Winners

NLTA Student Scholarship Winners Six Newfoundland and Labrador students who completed high school in June 2019 have been awarded NLTA scholarships for 2018-19. They are: Joshua Halliday  (Waterford Valley High), child of Kathleen Halliday, St. ...

NLTA Archive List

BIENNIAL GENERAL MEETINGS BGM 2017 BGM 2015 BGM 2013 BGM 2011 BGM 2009 Mid-Year Report to Convention 2007 Mid-Year Report to Convention 200 5 BGM 2001 Information     ANNUAL/BIENNIAL REPORTS ...

NLTA Awards 2019-20

NLTA Awards 2019-20 Call for Nominations • NLTA Awards 2019-20 Call for Nominations poste r • Allan Bishop Award  (Fill out online)  or (Print PDF) • Bancroft Award [ Fill out online]  or [Print PDF] • Barnes Award [Fill out online]  or...

NLTA Branch Registration Form

NLTA Branch Registration Form September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021 NLTA POLICY PERTAINING TO BRANCH REGISTRATION The second week of May in each year is to be designated as Branch Election Week, at which time branches elect at least a President,...

NLTA CANDIDATES FORUM

Recordings of NLTA Candidate Forums

NLTA Collective Bargaining

NLTA Collective Bargaining The following information is to provide teachers with updates on Collective Bargaining. If you need more information or have any questions please contact a staff member in Programs & Services at 1-800-563-3599 or (709)...

NLTA Medal

NLTA Medal In consultation with Memorial University, the Association makes an annual award to an Education student who, during his/her academic career, has made an outstanding contribution to the Faculty of Education and to the university. The recipient...

NLTA Medal and Student Scholarship Winners

NLTA Medal and Scholarship Winners NLTA Scholarship The NLTA scholarship is awarded annually on the basis of academic excellence and character to a senior student enrolled in the Faculty of Education. The scholarship, valued at $1,000 is awarded...

NLTA Membership Card Request Form

NLTA Membership Card You will need to show a membership card to obtain many of the discounts listed in the Teacher Discount List. Click here to complete the form.

NLTA Policies

NLTA Policies Below is a list of the NLTA policies and a link to the Policy Handbook. Disclaimers Privacy Policy

NLTA Provincial Negotiating Team - link

This process is now closed. Thank you for your interest.

NLTA Retirement Scrolls / Pins Order Form

NLTA Retirement Scrolls/Pins ORDER FORM A retirement scroll and pin is awarded to a teacher upon their retirement from the teaching profession. The scroll and pin are usually given to a teacher at a retirement function hosted by their branch. NOTE:...

NLTA Scholarship to MUN Faculty of Education Student

NLTA Scholarship to MUN Faculty of Education Student This scholarship, made possible through a donation to the MUN Anniversary Fund, is awarded annually on the basis of academic excellence and character to a senior student enrolled in the Faculty of...

NLTA Special Recognition Award

NLTA Special Recognition Award The NLTA Special Recognition Award, instituted by Johnson Incorporated to recognize the 100th anniversary of the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers' Association, will be presented annually to an active or life member of...

NLTA Staff

NLTA Staff To reach a staff person by phone dial 709-726-3223 or 1-800-563-3599, then the extension number of the person you wish to speak with.  NLTA PRESIDENT ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF Executive Director Ext. ...

NLTA Update re COVID-19 (March 15, 2020)

NLTA Update re COVID-19 March 15, 2020 NLTA staff have been in contact with senior officials of the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development and the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District throughout the March 14-15 weekend....

NLTA Violent Incident Tracking Form

Violent Incident Tracking Form INSTRUCTIONS: 1. The INCIDENT REPORT form should be used to document violent behaviour and/or conduct in the workplace that the teacher believes is not conducive to a safe and healthy working environment. 2. This form...

Nomination Kit for Provincial Executive 2021-23

Nomination Information for Provincial Executive for 2021-23 Nomination Form  - Nomination Form for Provincial Executive for 2021-23 By-Law X1 - Nominations and Election for Executive NLTA Policy on Conflict of Interest Guidelines for Provincial ...

Nomination Kits for Office of President and Vice-President

Notice to Members re Nomination Kits for the Office of President and Vice-President May 15, 2020 On behalf of the NLTA Electoral Committee, the Association is pleased to open the nomination process for the offices of President and Vice-President....

Nomination Kits for the Office of President and Vice-President

NLTA PROVINCE-WIDE ONLINE VOTE FOR PRESIDENT AND VICE-PRESIDENT Voting Dates: President – November 23-27, 2020 Vice-President – December 14-18   Candidates for Office of NLTA President and Vice-President for 2021-23 Election 202...

Nominations for NLTA President and Vice-President and Provincial Executive Council

Nominations for NLTA President and Vice-President and Provincial Executive Council Nominations and elections for the office of President or Vice-President of the NLTA are governed by By-Law XII and By-Law XV of the NLTA By-Laws, and nominations for...

Online Voting Instructions

Electronic Voting Process Online voting for the election of NLTA President will take place from November 23-27 . Voting for NLTA Vice-President will take place from December 14-18 . All voting must be completed between 8:30 a.m. on the Monday of...

OP - A. NLTA Membership

A. NLTA Membership 1. Active Membership In accordance with the provisions of the NLTA Act , and subject to Section 6(2) and Section 18 of that Act and the By-Laws of the Association, every teacher employed by a school board as defined in The Schools...

OP - B. Executive of NLTA

B. Executive of NLTA 1. The authority, duties, and guidelines for the nomination of the Provincial Executive Council is governed by the NLTA Act and the By-Laws of the Association. 2. Guides to the Conduct of Executive Meetings All meetings...

OP - C. Table Officers

C. Table Officers The President, Vice-President, Immediate Past President (if a member of Executive), and an Executive member-at-large, elected by the Executive, shall serve as Table Officers. The election shall occur at the last meeting of the...

OP - D. President of NLTA

D. President of NLTA The authority, term of office, and election procedures for the President are governed by the NLTA Act and By-Laws. [June/11-12/99] [JC Feb/18-19/00] [2001 BGM] The guidelines relating to presidential expenses are located...

OP - E. NLTA Financial Guidelines

E. NLTA Financial Guidelines 1. Annual Dues Active members of the Association shall pay annual dues in accordance with NLTA By- Law III.C. 90% of the revenue from (a) above shall be used for the general operation of the Association. [1994 ...

OP - F. Staff of NLTA

F. Staff of NLTA 1. Appointment and Duties of Administrative Staff The appointment and responsibilities of the Administrative Staff are governed by the NLTA By-Laws. The Administrative Staff shall be appointed by the Executive and shall hold...

OP - G. The NLTA Building

G. The NLTA Building 1. The NLTA By-Laws state that the Head Office of the Association shall be at the City of St. John's. The Association maintains this office in its own building located at 3 Kenmount Road in St. John's, NL. 2. Groups affiliated...

OP - H. NLTA Branches

H. NLTA Branches 1. Organization and Operation Section 5(1)(d) of the NLTA Act, 1974, states: "The Association may establish local and regional branches." Formation, Operation or Disbandment i. The formation, operation or disbandment of a...

OP - M. Resolutions to the Biennial General Meeting

M. Resolutions to the Biennial General Meeting 1. Resolution Format a) Each resolution shall begin "BE IT RESOLVED that ..." b) Where required, an explanatory note giving the rationale for the resolution shall follow each resolution. 2. Resolution ...

OP - S. NLTA Branches

S. Association Awards 1. Presentation of Provincial Awards Outside of BGM a) During a non-Convention year, award recipients will be presented with their awards at an occasion to be determined by the provincial President. Award recipients from both...

Operational Framework of the NLTA

Operational Framework The operational framework of the NLTA is illustrated by the following diagram: As the diagram indicates, there is significant collaboration between the programs and services, corporate services, and communications teams in...

Organizational Structure of the NLTA

Organizational Structure The organizational structure of the NLTA is illustrated by the following diagram.   Biennial General Meeting (Convention) The Biennial General Meeting (Convention) of teacher delegates is the main governing...

Panel on the Status of Public Education in NL

PANEL ON THE STATUS OF PUBLIC EDUCATION IN NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR The Panel on the Status of Public Education in Newfoundland and Labrador has now completed its cross-province public consultations. Beginning on Thursday, October 8, 2015 the Newfoundland...

Patricia Cowan Award

Patricia Cowan Award for Support and Promotion of Education The Patricia Cowan Award was established in 2007 to recognize individuals or groups outside the K-12 school system for their outstanding support and promotion of education. This support was...

Payout of Severance under the New Provincial Collective Agreement

May 29, 2019 TO: All NLTA NLESD Members FROM:    NLTA Programs and Services Re: PAYOUT OF SEVERANCE PAY UNDER THE NEW PROVINCIAL COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT   The NLESD has recently sent out via email, t...

Pensions and Retirement

Pensions and Retirement The Teachers' Pension Plan Corporation (TPPC) Website The Teachers' Pension Plan  (Infosheet No. 3) Changes to the Teachers' Pension Plan  (May 10, 2019) GMPP (Government Money Purchase Plan) Pre-Retirement S...

Physical Education Council of the NLTA

The Physical Education Council, a special interest council of the NLTA, is a professional learning community that supports the growth of NL's physical education teachers. If you have any questions, concerns or ideas re the NLTA Special Interest...

Physical Education SIC (PESIC) Newsletters

Physical Education Council Newsletters Below is a list of the Physical Education Special Interest Council's newsletters from October 2010 onward. MAY 2018 MARCH 2017 DECEMBER 2016 MAY 2016 DECEMBER 2015 MARCH 2015 JUNE...

Power of Connection article references May/June 2020

The Power of Connection The Bulletin, May/June 2020 Article References: Canadian Mental Health Association CMHA (27th February 2016).  Stress . https://cmha.ca/documents/stress Harris, R. (24th March 2020). FACE COVID: How to Respond E...

Pre-Retirement Seminars 2020

Pre-Retirement Seminars 2020-21 Members who are eligible to retire within two years of the expiry of the current school year (by June 2023) can now register for one of the NLTA’s Pre-Retirement Seminars scheduled to be held this fall/winter. Due t...

Preliminary Branch Registration Form

Preliminary Branch Registration September 2020 - June 2021 Preliminary branch registration forms are to be filled out by the last day of school in June. Even partially completed forms should be submitted before the deadline. If you have any questions...

Premier's Task Force on Improving Educational Outcomes - January 2017

Premier's Task Force on IMPROVING Educational Outcomes The Premier's Task Force On Improving Educational Outcomes is examining the Provincial K-12 education system and will make recommendations on an action plan to improve educational outcomes....

President's Digest - April 10, 2018

April 10, 2018 Our hearts go out to the parents, families, teammates, and friends of the Humbolt Broncos whose bus was involved in a tragic accident on April 6, 2018. Like many parents I couldn’t help but think how I would be feeling today if m...

President's Digest - December 18, 2017

December 18, 2017 At the conclusion of each Provincial Executive and Joint Council meetings I can’t help but reflect on the discussions that I have been part of, the debates and the decisions that were made. The recent Joint Council and Provincial E...

President's Digest - March 14, 2018

March 14, 2018 The final Joint Council meeting for the 2017-18 school year occurred on March 9-10. As always I appreciated the sentiments that were expressed and the debate that ensued. The best decisions are always those that are thoroughly discussed,...

President's Digest - May 29, 2018

May 29, 2018 My teaching career began 25 years ago. The classroom experience that I had then is a far cry from the classroom experience at present. The demands on our schools teachers, administrators, counsellors, etc… has never been higher. I...

President's Digest - Oct. 18, 2017

October 18, 2017 I consider myself very fortunate to have had the opportunity to represent the NLTA at a number of functions over the years. And while I have thoroughly enjoyed and felt honored to do so at every one of them, there are two events...

President's Digest - Sept. 2017

September 22, 2017 To say that this September has been an eventful one is certainly an understatement. I have visited a number of classrooms since this school year began. Class size and class composition are concerns – not just for teachers, b...

Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY The NLTA understands the importance of its members' privacy and the sensitivity of personal information. The NLTA is committed to protecting privacy in its collective use and distribution of personal information. The following outlines...

Professional Development

Professional Development The NLTA has a commitment to the promotion of the professional excellence and personal well-being of teachers. Whether just entering the profession, in mid-career or near retirement, increased societal expectations of teachers,...

Professional Development Opportunities

Professional Development Conferences/Opportunities Attn: French-Language Teachers Teacher Study University of Ottawa Participate in a study on the shortage of teachers in French-language schools in minority settings. The study is sponsored...

Programs & Services - Teacher Benefits

MEMBER SERVICES Association Fees Awards, Programs, Funds and Scholarships The Professional Development programs of the Association are designed to assist teachers with their personal, professional and informational needs. Beginning/Early...

Programs and Services Workshops

Programs and Services Workshops To achieve our mission of professional excellence and personal well-being, staff at the NLTA offer a wide variety of sessions which can range from one hour to a full day or more. These are available for schools, clusters...

Project Overseas Landing Page

Project Overseas Project Overseas is sponsored by the Canadian Teachers’ Federation and its affiliates to assist teachers in developing countries upgrade their teaching qualifications. Each year the NLTA sponsors one member to participate in this p...

Provincial Collective Agreement 2016-20 Article 28: Length of the School Year

June 3, 2019 TO: NLESD Teachers and Administrators FROM:    Stefanie Tuff, Assistant Executive Director Re: Provincial Collective Agreement 2016-20 Article 28: Length of the School Year    Clarifying th...

Provincial Executive Council of the NL Teachers' Association

Provincial Executive Council 2019-21 Dean Ingram, President Trent Langdon, Vice-President Derek Drover, Table Officer Gabriel Ryan, Table Officer Derrick Baker Tracey Payne Maureen Doyle-Gillingham...

Publications

Publications To search the list alphabetically, click on the appropriate letter below. A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P ...

Purchase of Strike Time

Purchase of Strike Time The 2016-2020 Provincial Collective Agreement was officially signed on April 17, 2019. A detailed document outlining the impact of all of the changes will be available for teachers after the Easter break. However, the following...

Purchase of Strike Time for Labrador West Teachers

Reminder to Labrador West Teachers Regarding Purchase of Strike Time The renewal of Letter #2– Pensionable Service During a Legal Work Stoppage in the 2016–2020 Labrador West Collective Agreement has created a THREE-MONTH WINDOW FROM January 30, 202...

Recent Information

RECENT INFORMATION The following is recent information from this school year. Check PUBLICATIONS or the ARCHIVES for previous information. Also, we have a number of brochures and other items available free of charge to teachers in NL.  Click on ...

Recommendations - Panel on the Status of Public Education in NL

Report of the Panel on the Status of Public Education in NL 2015-16 RECOMMENDATIONS RECOMMENDATION 1. That Government and the School District(s) in cooperation with the NLTA, Faculty of Education and other stakeholders develop a plan to increase...

Redundancy, Reassignment and Layoff

Redundancy, Reassignment and Layoff Memo re Redundancy/Reassignment and Layoff Process  (2019-20) Redundancy, Reassignment and Layoff  (Infosheet No. 15) Seniority and the Collective Agreement  (Infosheet No. 23)

Resolutions to the Biennial General Meeting

Resolutions to the Biennial General Meeting Branches are the main source of resolutions which are dealt with at the NLTA Biennial General Meeting. Such resolutions must be submitted in accordance with the current NLTA policy on resolutions – I. Operations o...

Resources for Teachers

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Retired Teachers' Association of NL - Association Newsletters

ASSOCIATION NEWSLETTERS Below are copies of the Retired Teachers' Association's newsletters dating back to January 2003 up to present-day. PLEASE NOTE: CORNUCOPIA , the newsletter of the Central Division of the Retired Teachers' Association can...

Retired Teachers' Association of NL - Discounts

Retired Teachers' Association of Newfoundland and Labrador Home About Us Publications Retired Teachers' Association Links Contact Us  TEACHER DISCOUNT PROGRAM At the September 2012 meeting of the NLTA Provincial ...

Retired Teachers' Association of NL - Division Newsletters

DIVISION NEWSLETTERS Below are copies of the Retired Teachers' Association's Divisions' newsletters. Divisional flyers and registration forms will also be posted here as they become available. Please Note: Only the divisions that have published...

Retired Teachers' Association of NL - Links

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Retired Teachers' Association of NL - Publications

PUBLICATIONS The Retired Teachers' Association has compiled many publications over the years. There is a Handbook for New Members as well as Association and Division newsletters. Retired teachers can take advantage of the many discounts which are...

Retired Teachers' Foundation Book of Remembrance Form

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Retired Teachers' Foundation Books of Remembrance

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Retired Teachers' Foundation Online Book of Remembrance

Retired Teachers' Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador NL Retired Teachers' Foundation for Children's Charities Online Book of Remembrance 2011 - Onward The Retired Teachers’ Foundation has been in operation since 1987. Each y...

Retired Teachers' Foundation Publications

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Role of Branch Committees

The Role of Branch Committees Every committee established under the branch by-laws should include among its membership one (1) member of the branch executive who shall be the chairperson of the committee and shall be responsible for submitting a written...

RTANL BGM & Reunion Registration Form

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Rules of Order for Branch Meetings

Rules of Order for Branch Meetings The By-Laws of the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers' Association state that Advice on the Conduct of Meetings , published by the Canadian Teachers’ Federation, supplemented by Robert's Rules of Order , shall g...

Salaries

Salaries Teacher Payroll Services in relation to Teachers’ Payroll fall mainly into the following categories: 1. Interceding on behalf of members who feel they have been incorrectly paid; 2. Maintaining a liaison with department officials o...

Salary Scales

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Salary, Benefits and Pension

Salary, Benefits and Pension OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION Benefit Changes Upon Marriage, Common Law Relationships or Acquiring Dependents (Infosheet No. 6) Returning to University - Membership and Benefits (Infosheet No. 10) Probation, Tenure,...

Sample Branch Message to Substitute Teachers

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Scent Policy from the NLTA Policy Handbook

SCENT POLICY from the NLTA Policy Handbook NLTA Scent-Sensitive Workplace Policy Due to the health concerns arising from exposure to scented products, the NLTA building is a scent-sensitive workplace. All employees are committed to reducing and...

Scholarship Application Form

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION Application deadline: July 31. REGULATIONS NLTA will award six scholarships to dependents of active, retired, disabled or deceased members, subject to the following conditions: 1.  The award will be made upon completion ...

School & Branch Information

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School Administrators' Council of the NLTA

   The School Administrators Council, a special interest council of the NLTA, is a professional learning community that supports the growth of NL's school administrators.If you have any questions, concerns or ideas re the NLTA Special Interest C...

School Administrators' Professional Development Fund

School Administrators' Professional Development Fund Guidelines and Procedures Purpose The School Administrators' Professional Dvelopment Fund is designed to achieve maximim benefit to a wide range of administrators, allowing groups of administrators...

School Board Teacher Liaison Report

School Board Teacher Liaison Report The chairperson of the teacher representatives, so designated upon appointment, is responsible for completing this report following each meeting and forwarding it to the NLTA office. A copy of the report and the minutes...

School Board-Teacher Liaison

School Board-Teacher Liaison   •  Committees   •  Handbook   •  Request Form for Agenda Item   •  SBTL Reporting Form

School Re-entry (Availability of Substitute Teachers)

Availability of Substitute Teachers The NLTA fully expects that COVID-19 screening protocols and stay at home requirements for staff when experiencing two or more new or worsening symptoms will lead to spikes in teacher absenteeism during the school...

School Re-entry (Changes to Teaching Assignments and Non-Curricular Duties)

Changes to Teaching Assignments and Non-Curricular Duties It is anticipated that the 2020-21 school year will be less “stable” than previous years given the likelihood of ongoing change in the provincial COVID-19 situation and public health emergency.  In t...

School Re-entry (Enhanced Cleaning of Schools and School Equipment)

Enhanced Cleaning of Schools and School Equipment Enhanced school cleaning protocols in accordance with direction form Public Health are expected to be followed for the 2020-21 school year. Teachers cannot be required to clean instructional areas...

School Re-entry (Extra-curricular Activities and Committees)

Extra-curricular Activities and Committees Balancing work commitments and personal responsibilities is important to overall wellness and should be considered by members when making decisions regarding volunteer activities. The NLTA has recommended...

School Re-entry (Home Schooling)

Home Schooling There has been a recent increase in parents inquiring about the possibility of home schooling their children. This is a definite indicator of a lack of confidence in government’s K-12 Education Re-entry Plan. Home schooling should n...

School Re-entry (Length of School Year/Report Card Preparation/Teacher Directed PD)

Length of the School Year/ Report Card Preparation/Teacher Directed PD As per Clauses 28.01 and 16.01 of the Provincial and Labrador West Collective Agreements respectively, a school year consists of 195 paid days. Of these 195 days: 185 are actual...

School Re-entry (Length of Teacher Lunch Periods)

Length of Teacher Lunch Periods Clauses 29.05(a) and (c) and 17.05(a) and (c) of the Provincial and Labrador West Collective Agreements, respectively, provide as follows: (a) Teachers will have an uninterrupted period of at least forty (40) minutes...

School Re-Entry (Length of the Work/Instructional Day)

Length of the Work/Instructional Day Changes to school operations due to health and safety measures included in Public Health guidance and/or school re-entry plans may result in reduced instructional time due to the need in some schools to stagger...

School Re-entry (Occupational Health & Safety)

Occupational Health and Safety Government and school district re-entry plans identify the health and safety of students and staff as a priority and guiding principle. Under the provincial Occupational Health and Safety Act (the Act), employers must...

School Re-entry (Screening Protocols)

Screening Protocols  Government’s K-12 Education Re-entry Plan is clear that the screening of students for COVID-19 related symptoms and risk factors prior to attending at school is the responsibility of parents/guardians. Should a student exhibit sy...

School Re-entry (Sick Leave)

Sick Leave The NLTA has repeatedly raised the issue of paid leave for teachers experiencing COVID-19 related symptoms with the Premier, the Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, and with the school districts. To date no agreement has...

School Re-entry (Supervision of Students)

Supervision of Students Teachers have a legislated duty to supervise students under the Schools Act, 1997 . As per Clauses 29.01 and 17.01 of the Provincial and Labrador West Collective Agreements, respectively, school administrators are required to...

School Re-Entry (Workplace Accommodations)

Workplace Accommodations Individuals with certain serious, pre-existing medical conditions may be at greater risk of severe and permanent complications or death should they contract COVID-19. Teachers in such circumstances who are medically unable...

School Rep Scavenger Hunt

NLTA Website School Rep Scavenger Hunt The purpose of this activity is to allow School Representatives an opportunity to explore the NLTA's website. Be sure and answer all of the questions.  

Second Languages Council of the NLTA

Second Language Council, a special interest council of the NLTA, is a professional learning community that supports the growth of NL's second language teachers. If you have any questions, concerns or ideas re the NLTA Special Interest Councils,...

Severance Information Landing Page

Severance Information The 2016-2020 Provincial and Labrador West Collective Agreements provide for the payout of severance to all teachers who have at least one year of continuous service as of March 31, 2018. Provincial Collective Agreement Memo...

Severance Information Update

June 21, 2019 TO: ALL MEMBERS FROM:    PROGRAMS & SERVICES RE: SEVERANCE INFORMATION - UPDATE   The 2016-2020 Provincial Collective Agreement provides for the payout of severance to all teachers, i...

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SLP SIC Nomination Forms

Speech-Language Pathology SIC Call for Nominations Our SIC currently holds 7 executive positions and are asking for your nominations for new members who might be interested in serving. While each of the titles are listed separately, we’ve found th...

Small Schools Council of the NLTA

The Small Schools Council, a special interest council of the NLTA, is a professional learning community that supports the growth of Newfoundland and Labrador's small schools teachers. If you have any questions, concerns or ideas re the NLTA...

Social Media Information for Teachers

Social Media Are You Targeted by Inappropriate Social Media Comments? Some Basic Tips and Advice for Teachers Incidents of parents, students and others targeting and harassing teachers and administrators online (cyberbullying ) are a significant...

Special Interest Councils of the NLTA

NLTA Special Interest Councils Special Interest Councils are professional learning communities dedicated to life-long learning and the ongoing professional growth of NLTA members. Their mandate includes offering a range of professional development...

Speech Language Pathologist's SIC PD Grant Application

Speech Language Pathologist's Professional Development Grant The grant will provide funding opportunities to members of the Speech Language Pathologists (SLP) Special Interest Council to attend professional development opportunities in their field....

Speech Language Pathologists Council of the NLTA

The Speech Language Pathologists Council, a special interest council of the NLTA, is a professional learning community that supports the growth of NL's speech language pathologists council teachers. If you have any questions, concerns or ideas...

Standing Committees of the NL Teachers' Association

Standing Committees 2019-21 The Provincial Executive Council operates through a series of standing and ad hoc committees. Teachers from across the province serve as members of these committees with each committee generally centralized in one particular ...

Substitute Teacher Branch Registration Information

Branch Registration for Substitute Teachers Because substitute teachers may work across branch boundaries and become active members of the NLTA only after they've been employed as a teacher at least once in a school year, is it necessary for NLTA...

Substitute Teacher Registration Form

Substitute Teacher Registration Form The following information must be provided for each substitute who has taught for at least one day prior to December 31 . These forms should be completed and forwarded to the branch president and will remain in the...

Substitute Teachers

Information for Substitute Teachers  Don't Forget to Request Your Membership Card. Be sure and complete the Member Information form first and then proceed to fill out the  NLTA Membership Card Request Form . PLEASE NOTE: Membership Cards are ordered a...

Substitute/Contract Teachers and Eligbility for NLTA Group Insurance

Eligibility for NLTA Group Insurance for Contract/Substitute Teachers Substitute Teachers If you make first time application within the 31 day period after the first teaching day period, your coverage will commence on the date your application...

Suggestions for Strengthening Your Branch

Suggestions for Strengthening Your Branch Plan budgets, times and locations of meetings to ensure that executive and/or committee members are not out-of-pocket as a result of their association work. All branch executive members and committee...

Support Education T-Shirt Order Form

Support Education T-Shirt Order Form  

Teacher and Staff Appreciation Landing Page

Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week 2020 • Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week poster • Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week information link

Teacher Librarians NL Council of the NLTA

The Teacher Librarians Council, a special interest council of the NLTA, is a professional learning community that supports the growth of NL's teacher-librarians. If you have any questions, concerns or ideas re the NLTA Special Interest Councils,...

Teachers Talking To Teachers Program

Teachers Talking To Teachers Program GUIDELINES AND APPLICATION The Program The "Teachers Talking To Teachers" program allows for the provision of professional development with teachers as the consultants or facilitators. It provides an opportunity...

Teaching and Learning Assistants

Teaching and Learning Assistants Don't Forget to Request Your Membership Card. Be sure and complete the Member Information form and then proceed to fill out the  NLTA Membership Card Request Form . PLEASE NOTE: Membership Cards are ordered at the ...

Technology Education Council of the NLTA

The Technology Education Council, a special interest council of the NLTA, is a professional learning community that supports the growth of NL's technology education teachers. If you have any questions, concerns or ideas re the NLTA Special Interest...

Test Vote Landing page

NLTA PROVINCE-WIDE ONLINE TEST VOTE Online Test Voting Dates: October 26 - 30, 2020 This link will go to a ballot during the dates above

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The Bulletin - Current & Past Issues

THE BULLETIN The Bulletin is the official newsletter of the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers' Association. It is published five times a year during the school year. SCHOOL YEAR 2020-21 September/October 2020 SCHOOL YEAR 2019-20 May-June...

The NLTA

ABOUT NLTA Act, By-laws & Code of Ethics (NLTA ABC Booklet) Branches of the NLTA The 49 branches of the NLTA form the framework that holds the Association together. Branches give members the opportunity to have input into the operation...

Up Front from the President - January/February 2018

January/February 2018 As we approach the midpoint of another school year it becomes apparent once more that the pace and intensity that are present in our schools has never been greater. We all know it, we all feel it. Earlier this fall a...

Up Front from the President - January/February 2019

January/February 2019 As I gather myself and reflect on the year that was 2018, I can’t help but also look forward to 2019. While I am proud of what has been accomplished, I also acknowledge that there remains much to be done. Concluding t...

Up Front from the President - January/February 2020

January/February 2020 Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one . ~ Brad Paisley My musical preference has been varied and multi-dimensional. When I read this quote from country music artist,...

Up Front from the President - March/April 2018

March/April 2018 As I sit here collecting my thoughts, I can’t help but reflect on the conversations I have had with many of you since my last Up Front. The messages and thoughts that have been shared with me are consistent. Teachers are d...

Up Front from the President - March/April 2019

March/April 2019 I  can’t say enough how thankful and appreciative I am of the outstanding work put in by the teachers and students at Memorial Academy in Botwood for hosting our Education Week Opening Ceremonies. They highlighted their sc...

Up Front from the President - March/April 2020

March/April 2020 “I can no other answer make but thanks, and thanks, and ever thanks .” ~ William Shakespeare “Most of us end up with no more than five or six people who remember us. Teachers have thousands of peopl...

Up Front from the President - May/June 2018

May/June 2018 As I sit and write my final Up Front for this school year I can’t help but wonder where the year went. My first year as President has been everything that I envisioned, and I am very thankful for all of the support and feedback t...

Up Front from the President - May/June 2019

May/June 2019 O ver the Easter break, teachers from across the province came together to participate in our Biennial General Meeting. The willingness of those hundred plus individuals to give of their time during the Easter break is commendable....

Up Front from the President - May/June 2020

May/June 2020 And it’s a great day to be alive I know the sun’s still shining When I close my eyes There’s some hard times in the neighborhood But why can’t every day be just this good. ~ Travis Tritt ...

Up Front from the President - Nov. 2017

November/December 2017 One of the core beliefs that I have as it relates to the role that I am now filling as NLTA President is that in order to represent teachers I have to be speaking to teachers. This is the reason that I have tried to visit...

Up Front from the President - Nov/Dec 2018

November/December 2018 As I write this UpFront it has only been a few days since I was notified that I would be remaining as President of our Association for the 2019-21 term of office. It has been my privilege to serve as your President...

Up Front from the President - November/December 2019

November/December 2019 L ike every good parent, I want my child to succeed. Like every parent, I want him to navigate through life and work in a career that he finds rewarding and allows him to become a productive member of society. I want...

Up Front from the President - November/December 2019

November/December 2019 L ike every good parent, I want my child to succeed. Like every parent, I want him to navigate through life and work in a career that he finds rewarding and allows him to become a productive member of society. I want...

Up Front from the President - Sept. 2017

September/October 2017 We all have dates that mark significant events in our lives. The day we were born, got married, had children, or other life altering events and situations. One of those dates for me was the day I became a teacher and at...

Up Front from the President - Sept/Oct 2018

September/October 2018 Every September, at least for the past 26, I have always felt a little excited at the start of another school year. I expect that many of you felt similar sentiments as you began the school year wondering about class...

Up Front from the President - Sept/Oct 2019

September/October 2019 T he 2019-20 school year is now in full swing and as your summer break becomes a distant memory I ask you to remember to be mindful of the importance of looking after yourself. Over the course of this school year there...

Up Front from the President - Sept/Oct 2020

September/October 2020 “If you want to predict the future – Create it! ” ~ Abraham Lincoln A s another school year begins we have all had to set priorities, reflect on wh...

Video - 2016 Candidate's Forum

2016 Candidate's Forum

Video - Class Size

Class Size Matters {{CODECSM}} The NLTA is distributing “Class Size Matters” pins to all members. The purpose of these pins is to bring more attention to this important issue and encourage discussions between teachers and parents regarding the imp...

Video - Dean Ingram - Opening & Questions

Dean Ingram - Opening Statment & Questions

Video - Derek Drover - Opening & Questions

Derek Drover - Opening Statment & Questions

Video - Inclusive Grievance Media Story

NTV Reports on Inclusive Education Grievance

Video - Invest in Our Kids - Welcome

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Video - Jeanne Williams - Opening & Questions

Jeanne Williams - Opening Statment & Questions

Video - Lori Jackman - Opening & Questions

Lori Jackman - Opening Statment & Questions

Video - NLRISING

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Video - Opening Proposals

Opening Proposals - Provincial Contract Negotiations

Video - Panel Press Conference

Panel on Education - Final Report

Video - Presentation to PTFNL

  NLTA's Presentation to the Premier's Task Force on Improving Educational Outcomes Click the links below to view the presentation in its entirety or any individual section.

Video - Social Media for Teachers

Social Media for Teachers

Video - Trent Langdon - Opening & Questions

Trent Langdon - Opening Statment & Questions

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Welcome Letter to TLAs

September 2020 Dear NLTA Member: I would like to take this opportunity to welcome all Teaching and Learning Assistants to the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers’ Association. We are excited to be representing you and having you as valued members o...

Who's Who

Who's Who Index to Programs & Services NLTA Staff Directory Provincial Executive

WHSCC and OH&S Information for Teachers

Information for Teachers from Workplace NL, formerly the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission and the Occupational Health and Safety Committee INFORMATION FROM WHSCC Elements of an Occupational Health & Safety Program...

Workers' Compensation/Injury on Duty

Workers’ Compensation/Injury on Duty Members injured on the job should contact the NLTA for assistance and advice. When a member is injured in the course of duty, s/he may be entitled to benefits in accordance with the Workers’ Compensation Act. The...

Workshops and Presentations

Workshops and Presentations The conferences and workshops listed below are available to teachers entering various stages of their teaching career. If you would like more information on any of these please contact the NLTA office at 726-3223 or 1-800...