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Pre-enrolment and Registration Process for New Schools

Many have asked me about the pre-enrollment and registration process for the new schools. I have included an update below with the latest information from our district as well as additional links to the Edmonton Public Schools website. Please contact Planning at 780-429-8539  or your local school Principal if you have any additional questions about […]

ASBA Remains Silent on Supporting LGBTQ Students

On Friday, my motion to create a policy supporting LGBTQ kids was sadly not passed by the ASBA Board of Directors: “That the Alberta School Boards Association develop a comprehensive policy for establishing and maintaining welcoming, inclusive, safe and healthy learning and working environments for sexual orientation and gender minority students, staff and families and […]
Update on motion for a provincial Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity policy (SOGI)

Update on motion for a provincial Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity policy (SOGI)

Friends, Over the past several weeks, many of you have contacted me to find out about my next steps to support transgender students in the province. Indeed, the fight to ensure that no student in Alberta faces discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity continues. As trustees, we have a responsibility to ensure that all children and […]
Keeping Schools Open to the Community

Keeping Schools Open to the Community

Well, it’s been a busy but exhilarating week of doorknocking and events. I’ve been so struck by the interest, insight and passion for education that I’m hearing in chatting with Ward H residents on doorsteps and our in the community. I wanted to take a moment as we head into a new school year to […]
RT @EPSFoundation: Old McDonald had a farm! Thanks to funding provided by the Edmonton Civic Employees Charitable Assistance Fund the Mee-Y…
RT @teachbeebe: Today we were lucky enough to have a tour and learn about the business of Architecture from the Vivian Manasc from @ManascI
RT @ABSchoolBoards: Our education minister is looking for youth from all across Alberta to participate in the Minister's Youth Council as p…
RT @yegconvention: It’s a pleasure to welcome @EPSFoundation’s Continuing Education Farm to Fork program for a sustainability tour! #sust
RT @Sergeant_Jones: On average, @edmontonpolice receive 22 domestic violence reports a day. Please support me as I step up (in heels!) agai…
RT @teachbeebe: Design Fundamentals Dual Credit Summer Opportunity @CentreHigh with the Barry Johns @AthabascaU @EPSBNews #takinglearningto
RT @ABSchoolBoards: As the host for @cdnsba Congress 2020, we are excited to reveal our logo! With the theme Standing Stronger Together, th…
RT @bridgetstirling: Trustees on a bicycle built for two…or five? I'm sure Jack would welcome us all. #epsb #abed #csba2019 #csba https://t…
Watch the board meeting as my ##epsb colleagues debate the block funding motion I am putting forward today: https://t.co/xX9VmQ8vQu
Right now, school boards receive all of its funding from the provincial government. And it isn't adequate. With a m… https://t.co/43iHvf01Xo