School Councils play an important role in the Holy Spirit Catholic School Division. They are a place for parents, principals, teachers, secondary students and community representatives to come together to effectively support and enhance students learning, as well as provide consultation to principal and school board. (Alberta School Councils' Association Resource Manual)
Council of School Council Chairs/Board of Trustees Meetings
School Council Chairs and the Board of Trustees meet two times per year to discuss matters of mutual interest. Meetings are generally held from 7:30-9:00 p.m. at the St. Basil Catholic Education Centre (620 12B Street North, Lethbridge).
2017/2018 Council of School Council Chairs/Board of Trustees Meetings
Alberta School Councils' Association (ASCA)
Holy Spirit Catholic School Division maintains a membership with the ASCA because of the exceptional resources and services it provides to school councils.
To further support the professional learning of interested school council members/parents, the Board has also agreed to pay the registration fee for up to 5 school council representatives to attend the ASCA's Conference & Annual General Meeting. If you are interested, please contact Anisha Gatner at firstname.lastname@example.org or 403-327-9555.
In Alberta, there are two pieces of legislation that govern School Councils: