Executive and Appointee Positions Nomination Form

The Science Council executive is comprised by the following positions.

Elected Positions

Title

Description

President

You are responsible for: the effective functioning of the Executive, establishing long range policy and goals, calling and chairing meetings, appointing committees, attending all meetings on behalf of ATASC, and preparing an annual report for Barnett House.

Secretary

You are responsible for: recording the minutes of ATASC related meetings, ensuring yearly records are placed in the archives and maintaining communication with Barnett House regarding ATASC meetings.

Communications

You are responsible for: maintaining communication with Barnett House regarding technology, managing distribution of the Council publications and communications, providing two articles to the editors and, acting as the CASL officer.

Conference Director 2019

You are responsible for: organizing the yearly ATASC conference, including booking venue, speakers, sponsorships, exhibits as well as maintaining a conference budget - with assistance from the Executive. Be familiar with the job description in the Conference Handbook.

Assistant Conference Director 2018

You are responsible for: acting in the Conference Director’s stead, being the AV coordinator at the annual conference and other jobs as assigned by the Conference Director. Be familiar with the job description in the Conference Handbook.

Elementary Director

You are responsible for: keeping informed about curriculum changes, recruiting presenters for the annual conference, assisting at the annual conference, serving as liaison in providing quality elementary Science PD and, supplying two articles to the editors.

Division 3 Director

You are responsible for: keeping informed about curriculum changes, recruiting presenters for the annual conference, assisting at the annual conference, serving as liaison in providing quality Division 3 Science PD and, supplying two articles to the editors.

Division 4 Director

You are responsible for: keeping informed about curriculum changes, recruiting presenters for the annual conference, assisting at the annual conference, serving as liaison in providing quality Division 4 Science PD and, supplying two articles to the editors.

 

Appointed Positions

  • Editor, The Alberta Science Teacher, appointed by a majority vote of the executive
  • Editor, Alberta Science Education, appointed by a majority vote of the executive
  • ATA Staff Advisor, appointed by Provincial Executive Council, ATA
  • Alberta Education Representative (non-voting), appointed by Alberta Education
  • PEC Liaison Representative (non-voting), appointed by Provincial Executive Council

Why Join Our Executive?
*Free Conference (mileage, hotels, meals + subs are covered by science council)
*Great P.D.  You can have a say in curriculum and council activities
*Opportunities to network with others in your subject area

Responsibilities
*Represent the interest of science teachers in their respective disciplines
*4-5 meetings per year plus science conference
*2 article submissions for newsletter
*Assist with finding speakers for conference
*Helping build + maintain online resource database

For specifics for each position please contact the returning officer as stated in the Nomination form.


To nominate someone to the serve on the Science Council Executive, use the attached form  Nomination Form