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December 17, 2012   (0 Comments)
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Season's Greetings from Alberta School Councils' Association (ASCA).

Please note the following news items of interest to parents, school council and members of the school community.

Awards of Recognition
Nomination forms for ASCA 2013 Parent of Distinction, School Council Merit and Excellence in Learning Partnerships are available at http://www.albertaschoolcouncils.ca/?page=Awards
Nomination deadline is February 28, 2013.

Issue Resolutions
Proposed issues for changes in education to be presented at the ASCA Annual General Meeting (AGM) on April 28, 2013 are available at http://www.albertaschoolcouncils.ca/?page=AGM 
Member review and input to sponsors of resolutions deadline is February 14, 2013.

Minister's Conference Call
The teleconference call in November was a success, and the Minister would like to continue the conversation with parents on a regular basis. Watch for details on another call to be scheduled in January 2013.

Student Assessment
A discussion paper about testing and assigning student marks in Alberta is available at http://www.albertaschoolcouncils.ca/?page=TopicPage 
Input is needed about changes to Alberta's assessment practices along with the curriculum redesign currently being considered by Alberta Education.

Parent Videos
ASCA has produced a short tutorial series of simple "Education in Alberta” basics at http://www.albertaschoolcouncils.ca/?page=webcastParentEd 
Designed to be quick and informative, topics cover funding, structure, responsibilities and an overview of all you need to know about the education system in Alberta.

Thank you for your support over the past year, and all the best for a healthy and happy new year!


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