Who will win the ASBA's
2014 award for school
board excellence?

Two school board-led programs are in the running for the 2014 Premier's Award for School Board Innovation and Excellence.

Nov. 16-18 Westin Hotel Edmonton 

FGM 2014: A = advocacy

Explore advocacy with keynote speaker Iris Evans, who served as minister of six different departments during her 15 years as MLA for Sherwood Park. Deadline to register is Nov. 7.

Program and registration
Policies bulletin 2014 (PDF–401K)

annual report 2013

ASBA annual report: 2013-14

Features: ASBA's 8 biggest achievements; award-winning teachers and school boards, our Zones' work, financial statements and the ASBA Board of Directors.

Law for educators/trustees

Parting ways with your Superintendent? Read the April vis-à-vis legal newsletter for the do’s, don’ts, dollars and sense. The ASBA offers 4 different vehicles to learn more about the law and public education.

Community engagement
for school boards

Resources and research for school boards who want to connect with their communities.

Opening on SiPP board

Superintendent needed for SiPP board. Deadline: Nov. 28.

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Education in the news

CBE considers holding byelection to replace Taylor
10/29/2014, Calgary Herald
CBE undecided on byelection for vacant seat
10/29/2014, CBC News
Staples: Can Prentice and Dirks fix education mess?
10/28/2014, Edmonton Joural
Teens plead guilty to harassment in B.C. sexting scandal
10/29/2014, Star.com
Vancouver school board’s rejection of corporate funding purely political: Opinion
10/29/2014, Globe and Mail
N.Y.C. Schools to Open Doors to Student Cellphones
10/28/2014, Education Week
Philly-area school confronts soccer team hazing
10/29/2014, Education Week

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Congrats to 9 long-serving trustees, ASBA fee formula stays the same, hiring committee: new executive director and more in the October 20 Hot News.

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Communications Now

Getting the best use from your phone dialer system (PDF–145K), and more in the November Communications Now. See the Communications Now index of articles.