Welcome to the website of the Appalachian Teachers’ Association, which represents the teachers of the Eastern Townships School Board.  Our purpose is to provide you with the information you need to make informed professional decisions, whether those concern your personal or collective rights or a better understanding of the teacher’s role in school life.  Please feel welcome to contact us should you have any questions at all.

What’s Current?

The Starling Minds Program

starling-logoThe Starling Minds Program hard launch is now underway.  You can get basic and signup information here:



 The Collective Agreement


The French version  of the new collective agreement is available here: http://cpn.gouv.qc.ca/fileadmin/documents/CPNCA/fr/03_Conv_coll_2015_2020/enseignant/E5-fr-2015-2020.pdf

The English version should be available shortly.

QPAT Bill 105 Brief

 Bill 105 replaces Bill 86 with proposed changes to  the Education Act.  Read the brief that QPAT presented to the Committee on Culture and Education.

QPAT Brochures

Keep an eye on our Facebook page for breaking news – https://www.facebook.com/ataunion



New teacher, mid-career teacher or experienced teacher….

There’s something in the Professional Partnership Program for everyone.

Find out here: http://ataunion.org/?page_id=627


“Teachers, I believe, are the most responsible and important members of society because their professional efforts affect the fate of the earth.”

― Helen Caldicott