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Friday, February 5 • 10:30am - 11:15am
Amplifying Black Voices- A conversation with the Black Teachers’ Association

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What began 10 months ago when a handful of Black teachers asked themselves, “Who represents the voice of Black teachers in the province?” has grown into the Black Teachers Association (BTA) of Alberta; a network of 50+ Black educators and 100+ allies from all corners of the province! BTA members are united by a shared commitment to amplify the voices of Black students and teachers and a passion to make Alberta’s classrooms, schools, and communities more inclusive and socially just. February is Black History Month. What better way to spend part of your convention meeting members of the BTA and learning about Black history, culture, arts, and community? All are welcome.

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Dan Grassick

Executive Staff Officer, Professional Development, Alberta Teachers' Association
Dan Grassick (they/them) is Executive Staff Officer in the Alberta Teachers’ Association Professional Development program area where their main responsibilities include supporting the Association's specialist councils and teachers’ conventions, and working with teacher education... Read More →
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Matthew Sauer

Born and raised in Calgary, Matt Sauer has been teaching High School ELA in the Calgary Catholic School District for 13 years. His father of German descent was also born in Calgary while his mother moved to Calgary with her family from Trinidad. He has always gravitated to his West... Read More →
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Sarah Adomako Ansah

Co-Founder, Black Teachers' Association
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Andrew Parker

Co-Founder, A Conversation with the Black Teachers' Association
Andrew G. Parker (BA, BEd) is a 20 year community basketball coach in Edmonton and he is also the Director of the 11th annual Pride of the North Basketball Tournament in North Edmonton. Andrew is also a member of the University of Alberta Golden Bears basketball alumni and a former... Read More →
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E. Patrick Powell

A Conversation with the Black Teachers' Association
E. Patrick Powell, is a Jamaican Canadian and veteran teacher. After completing his BEd from the University of Alberta in 1982, Powell taught at Victoria School in Edmonton. In 1987, he completed an MEd at Oregon State University and started teaching at Harry Ainlay High School where... Read More →
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Gail-Ann Wilson Mitchell

Cultural Diversity Education Consultant, Edmonton Public School Division
Gail-Ann Wilson Mitchell is a cultural diversity educator and former high school Social Studies teacher with 22 years of classroom experience. She is committed to building capacity in diversity leadership. Gail-Ann promotes change in education centred on pedagogies that dismantle... Read More →

Friday February 5, 2021 10:30am - 11:15am MST
Virtual Room 39 (ATA)
  Inclusive Education / Éducation Inclusive  General Interest / Intérêt Général  ATA
  • Language of Presentation English
  • Grade Focus General
  • Room Details Virtual Room Maximum Capacity - 300
  • Grade Focus None
  • Tags English