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Register now-National Aboriginal Trustees Gathering, June 19th-21st in Saskatoon

The Saskatchewan School Boards Association‘s Aboriginal Council is hosting a National Gathering of First Nations and Métis School Board Members in Saskatoon, from June 19th-21st. The goal of this National Gathering is to share information regarding best practices for engaging First Nations and Métis people in strengthening achievement for First Nations and Métis students. A…

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Memorial University and CSBA Launch Pan-Canadian Research Study on School Board Governance

Researchers at Memorial University of Newfoundland have launched an ambitious Pan-Canadian research study in collaboration with the Canadian School Boards Association. The work of Dr. Gerald Galway, Dr. Bruce Sheppard, Dr. Jean Brown (Memorial University) and Dr. John Wiens (University of Manitoba) is aimed at furthering understanding of effective governance practices of school boards/districts across…


CSBA 2011 Call for Proposals

The Ontario Public School Boards’ Association, host of the 2011 CSBA Congress, has issued a call for proposals to school boards across Canada. The due date for submissions is February 15th-please see the CSBA 2011 presentation proposal form for details. CSBA Congress 2011 will take place July 7-10th in Ottawa. Stay tuned for frequent Congress updates.

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Atlantic Conference: Defining A Vision for 21st Century Education

The Atlantic Conference, a professional development opportunity for trustees and administrators in the Atlantic region, will be hosted by the Nova Scotia School Boards Association from November 25th-27th in Halifax. This years’s theme is “Abacus to Internet: What Next?” and will explore various issues surrounding 21st century learning: specifically; effective instruction of 21st century skills…

School Boards: Playing A Key Role in Student Success and Achievement

Across Canada, school trustees and commissioners (as they are referred to in Québec) play a key role in student success, accountability and achievement for their respective boards and districts. School trustees and commissioners create the conditions for student achievement by setting policy and providing strong leadership, in order to meet the needs of their student…