Provincial Committee Work

ASCA Provincial Involvement

ASCA participates in provincial decision-making by bringing the parent voice to the following committees that regularly collaborate with Alberta Education and the other provincial organizations representing teachers, school trustees, superintendents and universities.

Each year ASCA is invited to represent the advocacy positions established by the membership at provincial level committees. From April 2015 to April 2016, ASCA participated on the following:

Alberta Education

◾Deputy Minister’s Dialogue on Teaching Quality
◾Curriculum Program & Assessment
◾Elementary Math PD Working Group
◾Teacher Certification Appeal
◾Excellence in Teaching Awards
◾International Education Week
◾Building an Inclusive Education System
◾High School Redesign
◾Student Learning Assessment Pilot Working Group
◾Diploma Exams Advisory
◾Teaching and Leadership Excellence in Alberta ◦Sub-committee on draft Teaching Quality, School Leader and System Leader Standards

Government of Canada

◾Prime Minister’s Awards for Teaching Excellence

Alberta School Boards Association

◾Education Act and Regulations Implementation
◾Student Health and Wellness

Alberta Teachers’ Association

◾Online Professional Growth Planning
◾Safe, Welcoming and Caring Schools

College of Alberta School Superintendents

◾First Nations, Métis and Inuit Symposium

Education Partner Joint Initiatives

◾Partners Task Force on First Nations, Métis and Inuit Student Success and Wellbeing
◾Rural Education Symposium

Alberta Regional Professional Development Consortia (ARPDC)

◾Calgary Region
◾Central Alberta
◾East Central (Learning Network)
◾Edmonton Region
◾Southern Alberta
◾Northwest Region