I apologize for the sizeable time since my last bargaining update. We met with SAIT for a bargaining session on November 15, December 6 and January 24 (total of 12 times so far). I’ve also met several times – informally – with SAIT’s chief negotiator to get and give clarification on some of the topics […]
Monthly Archives: January 2018
This newsletter features an interesting article from SAIT’s Jason Boyd who was the winner of the 2017 ACIFA Distinguished Instructor Award. Congratulations again Jason! Dong Ye, an instructor at NAIT and winner of both the 2017 Scholarship of Teaching & Learning and the 2017 Innovation in Teaching Award, shares a similar enthusiasm for the ACIFA […]
ACIFA offers two grants of $1,000 each annually for research projects related to improving teaching and learning. Applicants submit their proposal directly to ACIFA. For more details visit the ACIFA website. Deadline is February 3, 2018.
The aim of this award is to recognize and celebrate innovative and creative teaching methods. The winner(s) attend the 2018 ACIFA Conference in Jasper (expenses paid) to accept their award and $1500. To view the complete guidelines and download a rubric, visit the ACIFA website. Deadline for submissions to the SAFA office is Tuesday, January […]
Nominate an instructor who demonstrates “commitment to learners and learning” for the ACIFA Distinguished Instructor Award. The winner attends the 2018 ACIFA Conference in Jasper (expenses paid) to accept their award and $1500. To view the complete guidelines and download a rubric, visit the ACIFA website. Deadline for submissions to the SAFA office is Tuesday, […]
2017 for many of us had more than its compliments of mixed reviews. The economy remained quite forlorn for the most part, oil never broke the $ 60 mark and a billionaire businessman became the 45th United Sates President, which sent shock waves half way around the world. The summer here in Alberta was probably […]