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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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Edwin Parr Awards 2020
Nominations for the Edwin Parr Award for exceptional first year teachers are now closed. Every school board has excellent first year teachers, teachers who deserve to be recognized for their outstanding efforts by being nominated for the Alberta to ...
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 ...
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 inspire their peers, ...
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.
VIDEO – Honouring Spirit: Indigenous Student Awards 2019
Click here for a background of the awards. On May 11, 2019, the Alberta School Boards Association celebrated 12 First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students who model strength and commitment in the pursuit of their personal educational ...