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Grants and Awards

The Alberta Teachers' Association offers a wide variety of grants and scholarships for active members to continue their education or pursue professional growth through attending conferences and events.  To apply for a $500 grant to attend uLead (our specialist council conference) you can click the button below.  Please note, the annual deadline for this grant is September 30, every year.

CSL Distinguished Leadership Award

The Council for School Leadership Distinguished Leadership Award award program annually recognizes outstanding principals, assistant principals, and school jurisdiction leaders who have succeeded in providing high quality learning opportunities for students. The awards:
* recognize outstanding Alberta school leaders
* honour creative, innovative and effective leadership
* focus public attention on excellence in school leadership and celebrate leadership excellence.

These principals, assistant principals, and central office leaders are acknowledged by their peers for the exemplary contributions they have made to the profession. The program honors school leaders who have demonstrated excellence in the areas addressed by the selection criteria. The  selection criteria reflect the Leadership Quality Standard Competencies as outlined in the Alberta Leadership Quality Standard.

CSL Distinguished Leadership Award recipients receive a plaque of recognition and are honoured at a special dinner and ceremony in Edmonton in  June 2024.


To nominate an Alberta distinguished leader you can click here


For a PDF preview copy of the information required in a nomination, you may click here

The nomination deadline for the 2023-2024  award is Friday March 15th, 2024

All nominees must be members of the Council for School Leadership and hold the highest level of ATA membership available to them. 


Please note, that late or incomplete applications can not be considered.


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