Connecting ELA Teachers

Manitoba Association of Teachers of English is all things English Language Arts (ELA), striving to help English teachers connect with one another, hone their craft, access ELA resources, and register for the MATE MTS PD Day each October. Become a member and join our mission.

Two Upcoming Deadlines!

1. Deadline for our annual Pandora Poetry Contest for K-12 students is April 11.  More detailed information available at the link on the menu bar.

2. Next meeting of our MATE BOOK CLUB is  March 17. The book is …And This Is The Cure by Annette Lapointe. Book clubbers can purchase the book and then submit their receipts to MATE for reimbursement. Email Shaylyn Maharaj-Poliah at to confirm your participation.


Why Join MATE?


Consider connecting with our experienced MATE Mentors who are happy to share their ideas, strategies and expertise to aid you in your ELA journey and offer support for your classroom


Access a variety of online resources shared by MATE members that may enhance your lessons or add creative nuances to your classroom practices

Book Club

MATE offers a Book Club for those interested in building a community of readers who also like to discuss books with extra ELA flair. Watch announcements for Book Club Dates and Times

Join  MATE by completing the form below and we’ll get in touch with you.