Professional Development

As educators, we encourage our students to be lifelong learners. To continuously learn, unlearn and relearn. This is an interesting concept, and correlates to our responsibility as educators to make an ongoing effort to improve professionally by participating in ongoing professional development (PD). This memo will provide local PD opportunities,

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Warren Buffet* Works for Me – Voluntary TRAF Contributions

Did you ever want to have the ability to have a Warren Buffet Like Person* working for you? Did you make 9.18% on your investments last year with little to no Management Fee? Did you invest $1000 in 2013 and now its $1602?  The answer to this questions can be

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President’s Message

Welcome Back! I hope that everyone had an enjoyable summer. It was wonderful to be able to spend some time relaxing, recuperating, and enjoying time with my daughter. I am really loving this dad thing and am excited to see what the future brings for her. I hope you all

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Vice-President’s Message

And we’re off!  For those of you coming back to another school year, I welcome you back.  Hopefully you had a wonderful summer and got lots of opportunity to do the things you love.  For those of you new to the profession, we welcome you to an exciting new adventure

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President’s Message

Wow, where did the year go. It seems like just yesterday I was walking into the office ready for another year. They say that time flies when you’re having fun, and I enjoy every day working on behalf of members. This has been an interesting year with the second half

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Vice-President’s Message

It has been another busy and exciting year as your Vice-President.  Although I felt more settled than I was in my first year as vice-president, this year brought new challenges, particularly regarding Collective Bargaining and Workplace Safety and Health.   These are unprecedented times.  Our profession, members, and students are

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RETTA Golf Tournament a Success!

35 RETTA members avoided the rain on Friday evening and enjoyed some near perfect golfing weather at our Golf Tournament on June 22nd. After only a small sprinkling of rain for about the first two holes, the sun came out and it was a beautiful evening for golf at The

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MTS 99th Provincial Council Meeting

Highlights from the 99th Manitoba Teacher’s Society Provincial Council (Taken from mbteach.org) May 24, 2018 Education Minister’s Address “We have appreciated the professional approach of MTS, despite not always agreeing on all education issues“, said Education Minister Ian Wishart in his address to the annual general meeting on Thursday, May

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MTS Rally for Public Education

(From the Manitoba Teacher’s Society – mbteach.org) More than 1,500 spirited public school teachers, principals, vice-principals and supporters packed the front of the Legislature Friday, May 25, putting the government on notice. As one of the crowd’s chants put it: “When education’s under attack, what do we do? “Stand up,

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