Jan 19-21 Sutton Place Hotel Edmonton
Unlock your potential: New trustees and board chairs conference
The ever-inspiring Jamie Vollmer will open our new trustees and school board chairs conference with The Great Conversation: Increasing public support for your local schools. Fee: $500 plus GST. Program and registration.
Book before Dec. 30, 2013 to get the special rate at the Sutton Place Hotel. Read more >>
Jan 21-22 Sutton Place Hotel Edmonton
Engaging matters: Community engagement for school boards conference
Is community engagement a priority for your school board? Plan to attend this conference focused on community engagement for school boards. Fee: $300 plus GST. Program and registration.
Book before Dec. 30, 2013 to get the special rate at the Sutton Place Hotel. Read more>>
8 big things 2012-13
ASBA 2012-13 annual report
Watch for your individual school board's Value Statement tallying the savings your jurisdiction realized because of your membership in the ASBA.
Wrap-up ASBA Fall Conference
School boards elect new president: Helen Clease, Rocky View Schools and vice-president Michael Janz, Edmonton Public Schools. Read more>>
President Jacquie Hansen's speech (PDF–84K)
Disposition of motions: FGM 2013 (PDF–115K)
19 nominees for Premier’s Award
Red Deer Catholic’s award-winning
public engagement project (PDF–112K)
Info session presentations
Workshops welcome new trustees
In an election year the ASBA offers special programs to welcome new trustees to school board work. Read more >>
Law for educators/trustees
Cyber-bullying made headlines again with Rehtaeh Parsons’ suicide. What can school boards do? Read the September vis-à-vis legal newsletter.
for school boards
Resources and research for school boards who want to connect with their communities.
Get involved with the ASBA
See the task forces and committees the ASBA organizes and serves on. Read more>> For more info contact .
Education in the news
School bus rolls near Priddis
12/10/2013, The Calgary Herald
Ontario mom urges schools to let asthmatic kids carry puffers
12/08/2013, The CBC News
Special-needs son suspended after 'pummelling' school bullies, mother says
12/10/2013, The National Post
Arlington School Board (US) considers policy to limit $$ parents can spend on teacher gifts
12/11/2013, The Washington Post
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