Who’s setting the precedent anyway?

In a recent letter to Education Minister Jeff Johnson, rookie CBE Chair Joy Bowen Eyre, she says “while we recognize your commitment to give the Scenic Acres residents a hearing,…

Has the rookie CBE Chair gone rogue or overstepped her bounds?

For the second time in a week, we are asking the same question. Did trustees meet and approve this? So far, we find no evidence, no motion, and unanswered questions…

Salaries affect morale

At a Stampede Breakfast, I ran into someone who works on contract for the Calgary Board of Education. In conversation, this person mentioned that morale among employees is really low….

What are trustees overseeing?

It’s hard to imagine anything that could have a greater impact on students in classrooms than curriculum or the content that teachers are expected to teach. Alberta Education has begun…

Will Trustees elect a new chair?

Each year, the Calgary Board of Education Trustees elect a Chair, Vice Chair, liaisons and committee heads for the year. Last Tuesday June 17th at the regularly scheduled board meeting,…