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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 brought. I a ...
COVID-19: Message from ASBA President Lorrie Jess
Hello everyone, As you know, these are challenging times for all. First and foremost, I extend my well-wishes for the health and safety of each of you. As we work diligently with government and education partners to keep our to ...
Update on ASBA events and gatherings/Mise à jour sur les événements et les rassemblements à l’ASBA
As per the Chief Medical Officer’s recommendations, we are postponing registration for all provincial events. Please see the list below for the current status of ASBA provincial/local events. CURRENT EVENT CHANGES Unchanged until further ...
COVID-19 Coronavirus FAQs and Helpful Documents
The World Health Organization (WHO) declared a pneumonia outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus a pandemic with sustained risk of further global spread. “Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses. Some cause respiratory illness in people, ranging ...
UPDATE – Nominations extended for the 2020 Edwin Parr Awards
UPDATE - Nominations for the Edwin Parr Award for exceptional first year teachers are due Tuesday, April 14, 2020. Every school board has excellent first year teachers, teachers who deserve to be recognized for their outstanding efforts by being for ...
Nominations for the Honouring Spirit: Indigenous Student Awards 2020 – CLOSED
These awards offer the opportunity to celebrate exceptional students nominated by members of their education communities, based on their exemplary leadership, courage, and commitment to their cultures and educational paths. They and ...
You can’t compare apples to oranges
Recommendation 5 of the MacKinnon report states that administration and governance spending in AB should be in line with BC…you can’t compare apples to oranges.
CANCELLED-CSBA Annual Congress and National Trustee Gathering on Indigenous Education 2020
This event has been cancelled due to COVID-19 developments. Find an update here.
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 ...