(Governance and policy)
Counsel and advice
Under the leadership of
, Senior Education Advisor, a team including former ASBA President Heather Welwood and retired superintendents and sr govt employees: Brian Callaghan,
, John Rymer, Sig Schmold, Warren Phillips, Dr. Leroy Sloan, Ed Wittchen, Jim McLellan, Steve Cymbol and Russ Wiebe, is available to provide counsel and advice regarding governance and policy to school boards and senior administrators.
New focus on assessment
Consultant John Rymer joined the ASBA in February 2012 bringing years of experience and focus on student assessment to the association. Most recently Executive Director of Learner Assessment for Alberta Education, John is currently Program Coordinator for the University of Calgary’s MEd Specialist program in Assessment. John can provide the following workshops or tailor a workshop to your local school board needs.
Assessment and student evaluation policy
Assessment and student evaluation are complex and sound policy needs to be based on current best practices. Is your policy up to date? This workshop provides a basic understanding of the assessment and student evaluation to provide you with the toolss to review or update your current policies.
Expanding our definition of student success
Student achievement on provincial assessments has been a long standing accountability measure. Are there other measures of student success that may exist in your local context? This workshop helps you identify measures for success that are focused on your district and its context.
With the addition of Brian Callaghan to the team, the ASBA is now able to offer governance and policy services in French.
Services provided include: