Professional Development Links


Alberta Teacher's Association
Need we say more?  

PD Opportunities

Alberta Regional Professional Development Consortia
The Alberta Regional professional Development Consortia (ARPDC) are dedicated to promoting student learning and achievement; school improvement; and parental engagement in the educational process through the provision of effective professional development services, at the local, regional and provincial levels. Regionals currently provide professional development in many subject areas including Social Studies.  Use this website to find your regional and access information on current professional development offerings.

Teachers Institute on Canadian Parliamentary Democracy

The Teachers Institute is a unique opportunity for teachers of social studies and related subjects that takes place each November on Parliament Hill. 

Canadian Centres for Teaching Peace
Visit this organization's site to find out more about both their annual Canadian and Alberta conferences. 

Inside Education
Inside Education is a highly respected non-profit society serving Alberta teachers and students for nearly 25 years. Products and services focus on both the science and issues behind the development of natural resources in Alberta, and focus on outcomes in division 2, 3 and 4.

Journals and Articles

Canadian Social Studies Journal
This is an indexed, refereed journal published quarterly online at the University of Alberta

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Excellent research on economic and social policy issues in Canada from a progressive point of view

Canadian Review of Materials
Book and media reviews, news, features and stories of interest to teachers

International Electronic Journal for Leadership in Learning
The IEJLL is a refereed electronic journal intended for a broad audience of persons interested in leadership in learning

The Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy
The Journal seeks to publish thoughtful work that raises important questions and promotes debates on problems of educational practice and policy