Event Calendar

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Jan 26

ASCA Board of Directors Meeting

Time: All Day
Location: Provincial Office, Edmonton

Jan 26

BrainChild: An Inclusive Event

Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Servus Place, St. Albert

Presented by Plugged In Community Centre Organization

An annual event that offers children-in-need, whether vulnerable, disempowered or disengaged, the opportunity to discover a love of learning through multifaceted activities and community interactions.

Plugged In is hosting our third annual BrainChild event January 26, 2019, in St. Albert at Servus Place!

This event provides 100 children-in-need, a one-day fall in love with learning through a series of hands-on activities.  This year will feature a variety of activities that will stimulate learning through, sports, mindfulness, cooking and guest experts to create hands-on academic fun!  The students will be treated to morning and afternoon snacks, lunch and a swag bag to continue building their curiosity in learning. We provide an inclusive and supportive environment for all children to experience success at this event.

More information and registration

Jan 27

ASCA Board of Directors Meeting

Time: All Day
Location: Provincial Office, Edmonton

Feb 11

Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week

Time: Feb 11, 12:00 am - Feb 15, 12:00 am

Teacher / Staff Appreciation Week (TSAW) was initiated by the Canadian Home and School Federation in 1988. 

The purpose of this week is to encourage parents and the wider community to recognize the personal and professional contributions that our teachers and school staff make to children and their education.
 
Every school has dedicated staff members. TSAW lets them know they are appreciated and that parents want to work with them on the same team!

  • Teachers
  • Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 
  • Educational Assistants
  • Early Childhood Educators
  • Principals and Vice Principals
  • Staff at the District School Board
  • Nurses
  • Bus Drivers and bus helpers 
  • Crossing Guards
  • Cafeteria Staff
  • Custodians

Visit the website for ideas and more information.

Feb 19

How to advocate for your special needs child

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Learning Disabilities (LD) Association of Edmonton

Information Session

Members are Free
Non-members are $10.00

All information sessions take place at LD Edmonton Office
L.Y. Cairns School Room 120 10510 - 45 Ave.
Starting at 7:00pm

Please RSVP

info@ldedmonton.com

Tel: 780.466.1011 

website

 

Feb 28

ASCA 2019 Awards of Recognition NOMINATIONS Deadline

Time: All Day

Alberta School Councils’ Association is proud to present awards of recognition in support of school council efforts in Alberta.

Deadline to submit nominations is February 28, 2019

Mar 03

Alberta Rural Education Symposium

Time: Mar 03, 12:00 am - Mar 05, 12:00 am
Location: Fantasyland Hotel in West Edmonton Mall

SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITIES PARTNERS IN ACTION

March 3rd - 5th at the Fantasyland hotel in Edmonton for the 2019 Alberta Rural Education Symposium.
REGISTRATION
Discounted early bird registration prior to January 19th, 2019.
Register by going to albertaruraleducation.ca

 

Mar 03

Alberta Rural Education Symposium (ARES)

Time: All Day
Location: Fantasyland Hotel, Edmonton

The theme for ARES 2019 is, “Schools & Communities - Partners in Action”. This year's symposium will focus on informing and assisting education and municipal leaders in the creation of partnerships that will mutually benefit both the local school and the community.

The recently updated Municipal Government Act contains a new mandate regarding the creation of Joint Use and Planning Agreements (JUPAs) between school divisions and municipalities. Our 2019 symposium will assist education and municipal leaders in starting this important work. We know that so much more can be accomplished when ministries work together, sharing resources and expertise.

Vist https://www.albertaruraleducation.ca/ for program information and registration.

Mar 04

Alberta Rural Education Symposium (ARES)

Time: All Day
Location: Fantasyland Hotel, Edmonton

The theme for ARES 2019 is, “Schools & Communities - Partners in Action”. This year's symposium will focus on informing and assisting education and municipal leaders in the creation of partnerships that will mutually benefit both the local school and the community.

The recently updated Municipal Government Act contains a new mandate regarding the creation of Joint Use and Planning Agreements (JUPAs) between school divisions and municipalities. Our 2019 symposium will assist education and municipal leaders in starting this important work. We know that so much more can be accomplished when ministries work together, sharing resources and expertise.

Vist https://www.albertaruraleducation.ca/ for program information and registration.

Mar 05

Alberta Rural Education Symposium (ARES)

Time: All Day
Location: Fantasyland Hotel, Edmonton

The theme for ARES 2019 is, “Schools & Communities - Partners in Action”. This year's symposium will focus on informing and assisting education and municipal leaders in the creation of partnerships that will mutually benefit both the local school and the community.

The recently updated Municipal Government Act contains a new mandate regarding the creation of Joint Use and Planning Agreements (JUPAs) between school divisions and municipalities. Our 2019 symposium will assist education and municipal leaders in starting this important work. We know that so much more can be accomplished when ministries work together, sharing resources and expertise.

Vist https://www.albertaruraleducation.ca/ for program information and registration.

Mar 07

Introduction to Appreciative Policy Making

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Suite 258, Bonnie Doon Professional Centre | 8330 82nd Avenue (Bonnie Doon Mall) Edmonton, AB T6C 4E3

In all good policy making the goal is to move your organization from being reactionary - dealing with each issue as they arise, to visionary - creating policies that help shape your organization into what it wishes to be in the future.

No policy manual is perfect,but the goal is to create a manual that is right for your organization both in the present and for what you wish to become.

Registration and more information

 

Presented by Edmonton Chamber of Voluntary Organizations (ECVO)

Established in 2003, the Edmonton Chamber of Voluntary Organizations (ECVO) is a nonprofit organization and registered charity whose mission is to strengthen, serve and support the nonprofit sector in the Edmonton region.

Our main purpose is to fortify and sustain the nonprofit sector in Edmonton by supplying access to leadership, programs and services. We understand that the work performed by various nonprofits across Edmonton greatly benefits our communities and the people who live in them.

Mar 09

ASCA Board of Directors Meeting

Time: 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Provincial Office, Edmonton

Mar 10

ASCA Board of Directors Meeting

Time: 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Provincial Office, Edmonton

Apr 10

2019 First Nations, M├ętis & Inuit Education Gathering

Time: Apr 10, 6:00 pm - Apr 12, 1:00 pm
Location: Fantasyland Hote, Edmonton

The College of Alberta School Superintendents (CASS) is pleased and honoured to announce the fourth CASS First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education Gathering to be held at Fantasyland Hotel in Edmonton, Alberta on April 10-12, 2019.

The First Nations, Métis and Inuit Gathering continues to grow the vision of bringing Indigenous and non-Indigenous educators, education partners and members of our communities together to share our experiences and stories as we progress on our collective journey to reconciliation through education. Over the span of 4 years and 3 Gatherings, the movement has gained strength, depth, momentum as the relationships and commitments grow.

This fourth Gathering builds upon the learning and experiences that CASS and our education partners have gained and promises to be our best Gathering yet as we learn from and with the First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples of this land, from across Alberta and beyond.

Registration and information.

Apr 26

ASCA Board of Directors Meeting

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Delta Edmonton South

Apr 26

School Councils Conference 2019

Time: 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Delta Edmonton South 4404 Gateway Blvd

One of the most important events for parents on school council is the ASCA Conference in conjunction with the Annual General Meeting (AGM).

The three day event starts on a Friday with registration, Resource Gallery exhibits, pre-sessions, and a welcome social. A (very) full Saturday agenda starts with breakfast, plenary and breakout sessions, address from the Education Ministry, lunch, preparation for the AGM and elections, and an evening awards banquet.

A resource gallery is presented, with over 30 exhibitors displaying products, services and information of value for parents in public education.

Held each spring at the end of April, delegates from across the province come together to share issues, participate in learning sessions and develop policy for the association. In addition, elections to the Board of Directors takes place at the AGM.
The ASCA provincial conference hosts up to 350 delegates over 3 days, attending from across Alberta. Attendees include parents, community members, students, teachers, principals, superintendents, and school board trustees, as well as government and organizations involved in public education.

Apr 27

School Councils Conference 2019

Time: 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location: Delta Edmonton South 4404 Gateway Blvd

One of the most important events for parents on school council is the ASCA Conference in conjunction with the Annual General Meeting (AGM).

The three day event starts on a Friday with registration, Resource Gallery exhibits, pre-sessions, and a welcome social. A (very) full Saturday agenda starts with breakfast, plenary and breakout sessions, address from the Education Ministry, lunch, preparation for the AGM and elections, and an evening awards banquet.

A resource gallery is presented, with over 30 exhibitors displaying products, services and information of value for parents in public education.

Held each spring at the end of April, delegates from across the province come together to share issues, participate in learning sessions and develop policy for the association. In addition, elections to the Board of Directors takes place at the AGM.
The ASCA provincial conference hosts up to 350 delegates over 3 days, attending from across Alberta. Attendees include parents, community members, students, teachers, principals, superintendents, and school board trustees, as well as government and organizations involved in public education.

Apr 28

ASCA Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Delta Edmonton South 4404 Gateway Blvd

One of the most important events for parents on school council is the ASCA Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in conjunction with the provincial School Councils Conference.

Held each spring at the end of April, delegates from across the province come together to share issues, participate in learning sessions and develop policy for the association.

In addition, elections to the Board of Directors takes place at the AGM.