School Council e-news Feb 4
February 4, 2013
Please note the following news items of interest to parents, school council and members of the school community.
School Council e-news Bulletin February 4, 2013
Register for the ASCA School Councils Conference and AGM. Space is limited. Event Information including Schedule at a Glance, Featured Keynotes is available at http://www.albertaschoolcouncils.ca/?page=Conference and online registration at https://albertaschoolcouncils.site-ym.com/events/register.asp?id=251384
Nominate a deserving school council, group or individual in your community for the ASCA 2013 Awards of Recognition. http://www.albertaschoolcouncils.ca/?page=Awards Deadline is February 28, 2013.
Please review and provide input to sponsors of Issue Resolutions proposed for the 2013 AGM by February 14th. Final drafts of the resolutions will be returned to your council in March in the AGM package, so your school council parent members can decide how to vote at the AGM. http://www.albertaschoolcouncils.ca/?page=AGM
Parent input is needed to contribute in developing a guidebook to help schools create caring, respectful and safe environments, free from bullying (as identified in Bill 3-Education Act). More information at http://www.albertaschoolcouncils.ca/news/115753/Parent-Input-on-Creating-Caring-and-Respectful-Schools.htm Survey link is https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/CRSParentSurvey
Student Assessment "Measuring Up…What We Heard” document and continuing discussion forum is at https://albertaschoolcouncils.site-ym.com/forums/posts.asp?topic=525246& Add your thoughts!
The Rural Education Symposium celebrating rural vitality and initiatives for sustainability will be held March 3 – 5, 2013 at the Canmore Radisson. http://www.albertaruraleducation.ca/index.php