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.

REGISTRATION FOR MATE MTS PD Day on October 21 IS NOW OPEN!.  The event features keynote speaker Mary Kalantzis (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), a key influencer in developing our Manitoba ELA Curriculum Framework along with teacher practitioners using the Framework in  classrooms. 

WE HAVE NEW MATE EXECUTIVE MEMBERS! Thanks to new Executive Secretary, Karina Fast, and new Pandora Poetry Contest Lead, Bobbi Willetts for stepping up and contributing to our ELA community. Always looking for more folks who want to join the team.  Email 

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.