Leaves of absence

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Teachers' collective agreements provide for various types of leave. Review your collective agreement for details on available leaves such as:

  • sick leave
  • maternity / parental / adoption
  • bereavement
  • family medical
  • personal business days
  • family medical / critical illness

Teacher Employment Services (TES) staff offer advice on all types of leave. Get personal advice before accessing sick or maternity leave. Your situation is unique, and you will need individual advice. TES staff are here to help. 

Call Teacher Employment Services (TES) with any leave concerns, or to report any problems accessing leaves. 

Association dues while on leave

Teachers on leave have access to all Association services. The Association invoices teachers on leave twice per year.

Questions concerning your due payments, contact Finance.

Contact TES

Teacher Employment Services

tes@ata.ab.ca

780-447-9400 (Edmonton area)

1-800-232-7208 (toll free)

Contact Finance