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Applications for the 2022/23 Minister’s Teacher Advisory Council are now open. The deadline to apply has been extended to August 15, 2022.

Overview

The Minister's Teacher Advisory Council (MTAC) is a forum for current, certificated K-12 teachers with a broad range of experiences and diverse views from across Alberta. Council members provide the Minister of Education with insights, suggestions and perspectives on key education topics.

Read the Minister's Teacher Advisory Council fact sheet

Purpose

The advisory council:

  • offers diverse perspectives on key education priorities and emerging topics relevant to Alberta’s education system
  • fosters open and respectful dialogue between the Minister of Education and Alberta teachers
  • continues to build healthy and strong partnerships between Alberta teachers and the government
  • enhances the government's ability to understand and serve the growth needs of schools and students in Alberta

Issues related to collective bargaining negotiations will not be discussed by the advisory council.

Membership

The advisory council consists of 40 teachers and is diverse in gender, geographical location, job functions and roles, and teaching experience to reflect Alberta schools and the communities they serve.

Each member is selected to serve one 10-month term aligned with the school year. Typically, the advisory council meets 4 times during a term. Meetings are held outside of work hours and are usually 5 to 6 hours in duration over 2 business days or a weekend.

Eligibility

Teachers in Alberta are able to apply online if they have attained an Alberta teaching certificate – interim or permanent

Application

To apply for the advisory council:

  1. read the fact sheet carefully to understand the roles and responsibilities of members
  2. complete the online application package

Apply now

The deadline to apply has been extended to August 15, 2022.

Selection process

Alberta’s government is committed to diversity, inclusion and equity, and to a fair and unbiased recruitment and selection process.

After the application deadline, Alberta Education will review and evaluate the applications. Applicants who are selected to proceed to the interview stage will be contacted.

Contact

Connect with MTAC:
Email: [email protected]

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