Regular Board Meeting - Tuesday January 10, 2023

Alberta Education, Board Meeting, Instructional Services, Parkland Village School, Reporting, Supports & Services

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 - The Board of Trustees is pleased to share with all education stakeholders the highlights of our recent Board meeting held on Tuesday, January 10, 2023. The adopted minutes will be available on our website following the next Regular Board meeting.

Time codes of the LiveStream are included in brackets at the end of each item. We apologize for the technical issues with the audio at the beginning of the broadcast. Fortunately, those were resolved at the 31:00 mark of the recording.


Regular Board Meeting

  • The Board approved the recommendation that Parkland Village School is reclassified as a Kindergarten to grade six (K-Gr. 6) school commencing in the 2023-2024 school year. 
  • The recommendation that beginning in the 2024-2025 school year, students in Grades 7 - 9 who reside in the Parkland Village School attendance area are redirected to attend Woodhaven Middle School rather than Prescott Learning Centre has been postponed to the February 14, 2023 Regular Board Meeting. 
  • The Board approved the 2021-2022 Annual Education Results Report, as presented by Associate Superintendent, Scott Johnston. 
  • The Board approved the Edwin Parr Selection Committee Recommendation which directs administration to establish a submission deadline for schools to nominate a first-year teacher for the Alberta School Boards Association Edwin Parr Award and further, named Trustee Hennig, Vice-Chair Osborne and Trustee Wagner to sit on the selection committee.
  • The Board approved the 2022-2023 First Quarter Financial Report as presented by Director, Financial Services, Jason Krefting. As of November 30, 2022, revenues year to date were $38.7M and expenditures year to date were $36.0M resulting in a surplus of $2.8M. A deficit of $3.1M is currently forecast for the year ended August 31, 2023
    which is higher than budget. 
  • The Board received as information the Literacy Report as presented by Division Principal, Literacy and Lifelong Learning, Sheryl Bridgeman. 
  • The Board received as information the Curriculum Implementation Report as presented by Division Principal Bridgeman and Division Principal, Curriculum and Achievement, Shaye Patras. 
  • In response to an in-camera session, the Board approved the bargaining mandates as discussed for the 2022-2023 fiscal year. 

The next Regular Board meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 14, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. 


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