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Fall Professional Development Area Conference (PDAC) 2020 has ended
Today’s coffee break is on Morgex!
Morgex Insurance has provided Tim Horton’s gift cards for ATA PD leaders who register for PDAC at https://atapd.ca/initiatives/2020-fall-pdac.

These online sessions were conducted on November 28, 2020 by members of the ATA’s Professional Development Program Area (pd@ata.ab.ca). Many of these sessions will be recorded by the ATA Professional Development staff for posting to various online collaboration, social media services, and platforms for use by ATA members and the general public. The recordings will be available on these services and platforms until at least (June 30, 2021). Please note that this session’s recording may be housed on servers outside Canada and beyond the ATA’s control. Your participation in this session is voluntary and indicates your consent for the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information during the session under the provisions of the Personal Information Protection of Alberta (PIPA). The ATA privacy officer is available to answer any questions or concerns at margaret.shane@ata.ab.ca.



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Dan Grassick

The Alberta Teachers Association
Executive Staff Officer, Professional Development
dan.grassick@ata.ab.ca
Dan Grassick (they/them) is an Executive Staff Officer in the Alberta Teachers' Association's Professional Development program area. Among Dan's main responsibilities are leading the ATA's Diversity, Equity, and Human Rights (DEHR) work, supporting the teachers' conventions in Southern Alberta, and working with the faculties of education in Calgary, Lethbridge, and Medicine Hat. Before joining the Association in January 2016, Dan worked as a teacher and learning leader for the Calgary Board of Education, as an instructor and researcher at the University of Alberta, and as a senior manager with YMCA Calgary. Dan has ADHD and passionately speaks about the strengths and challenges this neurodiversity presents in his life. Dan encourages his students and colleagues to "embrace their inner geeks” loves talking about how you can leverage your complex interests, hobbies, and guilty pleasures in your work as a teacher or school leader. Follow Dan on Twitter @ninjarale.