Nomination deadline: March 30, 2015

Award recognizes work of FNMI students

Know a Grade 10 to 12 First Nations, Métis or Inuit student pursuing their goal despite challenges? Nominate them for the Indigenous Shining Student Award. Details: Michele Mulder.


Meeting highlights: FGM 2014

Call to drop weight of diploma exams approved

School boards at the ASBA’s 2014 fall conference called for the provincial government to drop the weight of Grade 12 diploma exams from the current 50 per cent of a student’s final mark to 30 per cent.


Journeys program wins Premier's Award for Excellence

Five school boards shared in the Premier's Award for School Board Innovation and Excellence.


Search profile: ASBA Executive Director

The search is underway for a new Executive Director for the association.


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.

Serve on a committee or task force for ASBA

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Education in the news

Higher surplus for Catholic school board, will go to pay down deficit
11/26/2014, Medicine Hat News
Edmonton Catholic School Trustee questions capital plan shakeup
11/26/2014, Metro News
Opinion: Why the time has come to stamp out school trustees once and for all
11/26/2014, Star.com
Edmonton Public trustees earmark $300,000 for historic school repairs
11/26/2014, Edmonton Journal
First student trustee elected to Edmonton public school board
11/26/2014, Edmonton Journal
Appeal court stays former Edmonton teacher's sex assault charges
11/26/2014, Edmonton Journal
Ottawa students' project on gay rights a no-go for Catholic school principal
11/27/2014, Vancouver Sun
Tense final meeting for Toronto school board
11/27/2014, CBC News

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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.