About TeachersAsk Amber – Frequently Asked Questions about the K-12 Education Workforce
Want to know more about Alberta’s teaching workforce? Find out the average age of teachers in Alberta, how many teachers there are or who to talk to if you have a concern.
Council on Alberta Teaching Standards (COATS)
Alberta's teachers are highly-trained certificated professionals. The COATS website offers information about teacher professionalism, teacher preparation and certification, teaching quality, standards for teaching practice, teacher professional knowledge, and competencies (knowledge, skills and attributes) for quality teaching. The website also has information for individuals concerned about a teacher's teaching practices or conduct.
Excellence in Teaching Awards
Parents, teacher-colleagues, principals, superintendents and all Albertans are encouraged to show appreciation by nominating an outstanding teacher or principal for an Excellence in Teaching Award.