School Councils

2017/18 Joint Board/School Council Meetings

  • November 16, 2017, from 5:30 - 7:30 pm at Education Centre Wildrose A & B
  • April 12, 2018, from 5:30 - 7:30 pm at Education Centre Wildrose A & B

School Council Resources

ASCA School Council Resource Guide - Alberta School Council Association is pleased to present its new 20 page guide, designed as a digital document containing (over 40) electronic links to relevant resources. It encompasses all elements relating to school council as indicated in the original manual, and serves as a compact, concise handbook when printed in (economical greyscale) hardcopy as well.

RVS 2017/18 School Council Resource Manual - Demonstrative of RVS' respect for School Councils, each year it produces a resource manual that lists the jurisdiction's school council policy, service directory, annual meeting schedule and more.

RVS School Council Best Practice Guide - Developed with input from several RVS School Councils, this resource guide highlights some of the practices and activities utilized to engage and support parents in ensuring student success.

ASCA Discussion Forums - Sign up your school council to access ASCA discussion forums with other councils around the province.

ASCA Webinar Wednesdays - For the 2016/17 school year ASCA is pleased to present Webinar Wednesday with scheduled training, instructional sharing, partner connections and focus group sessions. Morning (9:30 am) and Evening (8:30 pm) 1 hour sessions are offered.

ASCA Progressive Learning Program - Did you know RVS' Board of Trustees sponsors your ASCA membership? This entitles your school council to draw from the plethora of training sessions designed for School Councils free of charge!

School Council, Societies and Parent Groups Insurance Program - Increasingly, parents are taking on more active roles in the schools their children attend, particularly with respect to fundraising. The activities of parent groups, councils or societies may or may not be covered under their respective school boards’ liability insurance policies. In cases where activities are run independently, without direct oversight of a school employee or trustee, these parent groups may require their own liability insurance protection. Access Marsh's Group Insurance Application form here.

Alberta Education School Councils Information - School councils play an important role in ensuring the success of all students and communicating student success to parents and community members. Click here to access Alberta Education's School Council Handbook and Manual, and to keep abreast of the Minister's Forum for School Councils.

Alberta School Council Association - Alberta School Councils' Association is a provincial association of parents and community supporters who are committed to enhancing student success through meaningful involvement in children's education and schooling.

Templates

School Council Annual Work Plan - Template

School Council Annual Report - Template

School Council Sample Agenda - Template

School Council Sample Summary/Minutes - Template

School Council Financial Statements - Template

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