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Alberta School Boards Association's (ASBA) President's message: End of school year
As we come to the end of the school year, I want to extend my sincere thanks to Alberta’s students, teachers, staff and school board trustees for their commitment to education through all of the successes and challenges this year has I ...Read More
School board trustees come together for Alberta School Boards Association’s (ASBA) first virtual Spring General Meeting
School board trustees voted on and passed the 2020-2021 ASBA Budget and resolutions related to mental health support, funding for school divisions in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and support for French language teacher preparation in Alberta. June ...
ASBA’s statement on government’s announcement of temporary funding reduction
“Alberta School Boards Association (ASBA) and member school boards recognize the fiscal reality and unprecedented challenges due to COVID-19. In the interest of the education system, locally elected school board trustees must be involved in all on ...
Excellence in education celebrated at Alberta School Boards Association’s 2019 Fall General Meeting Awards Ceremony
The Alberta School Boards Association recognized excellent first-year teachers, long serving trustees, and outstanding school boards and citizens who contribute to public education in Alberta yesterday. November 18, 2019, Edmonton, AB — The its ...
12 Alberta students recognized with Honouring Spirit: Indigenous Student Awards
First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students who model strength and commitment in the pursuit of their personal educational paths were awarded today at the Alberta School Boards Association’s second annual award ceremony May 11, 2019, Edmonton, AB ...
The Alberta School Boards Association (ASBA) congratulates Alberta’s Education Minister on her appointment
On behalf of Alberta’s 61 public, separate and francophone school boards, ASBA looks forward to working with new Education Minister Adriana LaGrange May 3, 2019, Edmonton, AB —On behalf of ASBA’s 61, locally-elected public, separate and school ...
Class size caps are not the answer to class size pressures
Meeting target class sizes is becoming increasingly difficult as student enrolment fluctuates April 11, 2019, Edmonton, AB — As school boards face the pressures of fluctuating student enrolment, meeting class size targets is becoming increasingly ...
Alberta’s locally-elected school boards are a critical voice in education
School boards need to be brought to the table for discussions about how best to serve students April 8, 2019, Edmonton, AB — With the election just over one week away, Alberta’s locally-elected school boards are asking where they fit in the of A ...
Alberta School Boards Association urges government to address chronic underfunding experienced by school boards
ASBA believes investing in education means investing in Alberta’s economy March 4, 2019, Edmonton, AB — Locally-elected school boards in Alberta are made up of individuals who care deeply for the future of our next generation. Because of this, a ...
New mandatory bus driver training could cause driver shortage
The Alberta School Boards Association urgently requests funding for the Mandatory Entry Level Training (MELT) for new bus drivers Feb. 28, 2019, Edmonton, AB —Effective March 1, 2019, new school bus drivers will be required to complete an enhanced ...