Clearview plans workshop to build role of school councils

Back to the classrooms –Local students were happy to meet old and new friends last week when the schools reopened their doors for the new school year.

School councils of Clearview School Division are invited to a special workshop on Oct. 5 hosted by the school division to strengthen the role of school councils.

“As trustees, we value the information and ideas we receive from school councils,” said Ken Checkel who chairs the board.

“Their commitment and dedication in working together with our schools is invaluable in supporting our students and we want to encourage all of our school councils to participate in this workshop in October.”

The workshop is expected to provide an opportunity to train council representatives and review the roles and responsibilities of a school council under the provincial School Act and School Councils Regulation, and to offer ideas about conducting meetings, engaging parents in the school council activities and making the school council more effective.

Interested parents should watch for further details to be supplied through local school councils.

-Inspiring Action on Education – a discussion paper

Clearview continues to get updated by Alberta Education which is a review of Alberta’s public education system under Inspiring Action on Education.

“Throughout the initiatives undertaken by Education Minister Dave Hancock, our board of trustees has strongly urged everyone to participate in this important work,” said Checkel.

“We want to encourage everyone in the Clearview community to continue to be involved with these initiatives as we believe they will have a profound effect on the shape of education in Alberta”

“We want to ensure our voice is heard as provincial directions for education are set”.

For information, go to

-Next meeting Sept. 16

The next meeting of the Clearview school board is scheduled for Thursday, September 16, at the board office in Stettler at 9 a.m. Regular meetings are open to the public.

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