Greater Edmonton Teachers' Convention Association

GETCA 2021

Feb. 25-26, 2021 |Edmonton, AB

GETCA 2021 Virtual Convention - all sessions will be made available in an online format.

ALL pre-recorded sessions for GETCA will become available at 9:00am on Thursday, February 25th. They will remain available until March 12th, 2021. They are not time slotted like in years past. You are free to access the pre-recorded links at anytime after 9:00am on Feb. 25th. For the LIVE sessions, the zoom links can be found under the session titles in Sched. Please join LIVE sessions NO MORE than 10 mins before the session. You will be held in the "waiting room" until the session begins. Most LIVE sessions will be recorded and accessible online within 24 hours, through Sched, until March 12th.

GETCA President Welcomes you to our 2021 convention virtual video link here.

Quick video on how to use the and Sched.

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Keynote & Feature Speakers

See our online schedule for a full list of keynote & feature speakers for this year's conference.

Our online program is available on Sched. Please go to the Sched site and either update your profile from last year, or create a profile this year. That is the first step in accessing GETCA's fantastic online convention program for 2021.

  1. You must be logged into the GETCA Sched site in order to access any of the session videos.

  2. You can use whichever email you prefer for the Sched site, we recommend your school email.

  3. Speaker bios and session information is available on the Sched site.

  4. Links for the videos will become available during convention.

  5. All the pre-recorded sessions will have their videos available first thing Thursday morning.

  6. All pre-recorded sessions will be available until March 12.

  7. All the live video links will become available 10 mins prior to each particular session.

  8. Most sessions have a limit of 1000 - 3000 people, and so you should be able to see any and every session you'd like to this year.

  9. If you'd like to see a live session, we suggest you prioritize those sessions and watch any pre-recorded session using our 'on-demand' video links between your live sessions.

  10. This year is exciting, because for the first time ever, you can watch nearly all 300+ sessions if you choose to.

Meet some of our Keynote and Feature Speakers: Video

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The Alberta Teachers’ Association has a storied past. Over the last century, our members have demonstrated their constant creativity, ingenuity, and compassion and have helped to elevate the reputation of Alberta’s public education system and its teaching profession to a level of excellence that is the envy of international jurisdictions. Ironically, the work of dedicated teachers seems to be increasingly the subject of criticism at a more local level. Join ATA President Jason Schilling to reflect on what Alberta’s teachers have learned over their hundred-year journey and what new courses we should set in the years to come.

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