Free HPEC Membership: As of September, 2008, one specialist council membership per year per active ATA member is free as a result of the Automatic Specialist Council Membership initiative. Please see the Regular Membership Page for more details.
Are you new to the ATA's T-Net? If so, here is a document to help you sign-up to attain your free ATA Specialist Council Membership. Signing up for T-Net and HPEC
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Types of HPEC Membership
Active members of the Alberta Teachers’ Association, associate members who are ineligible for active membership, and life members of the Association as specified in ATA bylaws are eligible for regular membership in this council. All such members shall be entitled to full privileges of Council membership including the rights to vote and hold office. To go to the regular HPEC membership information page click here.
Life members of the ATA, as specified in ATA bylaws, are eligible for life membership in the Council and are entitled to all the benefits and services of council membership except the right to hold office. To go to the life HPEC membership information page click here.
Student members of the ATA as specified in ATA bylaws may join this council and shall be entitled to all benefits and services of council membership except the right to hold office.
Membership in specialist councils is not available to those individuals who, under theTeaching Profession Act and the Teacher Membership Status Election Regulation, are eligible to make an election of membership and elect associate membership or non-membership in the Alberta Teachers’ Association. To go to the student HPEC membership information page click here.
Persons or organizations who are ineligible for active or associate membership in the ATA, such as school support staff, parents and libraries, as well as retired teachers and non-active teachers, may be connected with the Council by paying a subscription fee. Payment of the subscription fee includes entitlement to the council’s publications as well as other services determined by the Council, but does not provide membership in the council. To go to the HPEC subscription service information page click here.