The ASBA recognizes excellent first-year teachers, long serving trustees, outstanding school boards and citizens who contribute to public education in Alberta. For more information contact Teresa Ergezinger, Administrative Assistant, 780.451.7129.
Nomination forms for all awards listed below will be posted mid January 2017
Edwin Parr Teacher Award
Each year the ASBA honors six outstanding first-year teachers with the Edwin Parr Teacher Award. School boards may nominate any first-year K to 12 teacher who has taught in an Alberta school jurisdiction which is a member of the ASBA.
Friends of Education Award
The Friends of Education Award recognizes individuals or organizations who are demonstrably committed to improving education for Alberta students and who have made a significant contribution to education in Alberta.
Honourary Life Membership Award
The ASBA Board of Directors may present an Honourary Life Membership to an Alberta trustee who has provided distinguished service to trusteeship and/or the work of the association.
Indigenous Shining Student Award
Do you know a Grade 10 to 12 student of First Nations, Métis or Inuit heritage who is pursuing their goal despite challenges? Nominate them for the Indigenous Shining Student Award. For more information contact Brian Callaghan, Education Consultant, 780.451.7105.
Long Service Awards
The Long Service Awards Program recognizes significant contribution to trusteeship. Any trustee serving a minimum of two terms is eligible to receive a long service award.
Premier’s Award for School Board Excellence and Innovation
With sponsorship from Xerox Canada, the ASBA presents the Premier’s award in recognition of a school board’s unique contributions to improving students’ learning experiences. A key criteria for this award is that the nominated project must have been developed, influenced and actively supported by the school board.
Public Engagement Award
The ASBA presents this award to a school board that has engaged its community during the previous school year.
Zone Appreciation Award
The Zone Appreciation Award is open to trustees, superintendents (all levels) and secretary-treasurers who have displayed exemplary service to trusteeship at the Zone level.