Pandemic Member Update

Posted March 19, 2020

March 19,2020


Dear Colleagues:

Once again thank you all for your professionalism and for staying informed as we work through this very fluid and unprecedented situation.  As per Dr. Szumlas message, staff may choose to work from home or proceed to your work site while practicing appropriate social distancing practices.

Please continue to work/communicate with your principal and other colleagues to support each other during this transitional period. Remember that your principal may need to contact you in order to support our students and their learning. In addition, school administrators are receiving daily updates to pass on to staff.

We at the Local 55 office are working on your behalf, answering members’ questions and concerns throughout this turbulent time. The staff here will continue to support you as best as we can, your patience is appreciated and one of us will get back to you as soon as possible.

Please know that we are staying in close contact with our District and Provincial ATA to get the most recent and best information out to you.  The following are links may help with information

Links to current advisories:

Again, thank you all for continuing to support each other during this time of uncertainty.  We understand that the situation is continually evolving and that information is constantly being updated.    However, if you any questions or clarification please call the office. (403) 265-2678

Thank you for your consideration, stay safe and say a special prayer for all those affected with this virus and its consequences.

God Bless,


 President, Alberta Teachers’ Association, Local 55