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 Heather Mosher at firstname.lastname@example.org. All award packages for 2020 are currently being reviewed and will be available as soon as they are completed.
Honouring Spirit: Indigenous Student Awards
These awards recognize First Nations, Métis and Inuit students who model strength and commitment in the pursuit of their personal education path and embrace their own gifts, strengths and potential while celebrating the ways of their people.
Edwin Parr Teacher Award
Each year the ASBA honours 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.
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.
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.
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.
Not applicable until 2021
Public Engagement Award
The ASBA presents this award to a school board that has engaged its community during the previous school year.
School Board Innovation and Excellence Award
With sponsorship from Xerox Canada, the ASBA presents the School Board Innovation and Excellence 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.