School Boards are direction setters. Trustees set the overall direction for our Division through an annual strategic planning process. Through its vision, mission, values and beliefs, the Board of Trustees identifies strategic priorities and goals for our schools and Division. The Board sets the annual budget which determines how resources are allocated to schools and programs.
The Board also provides direction through its policies. This includes planning, developing, implementing and evaluating policy.
The Three Year Education Plan articulates the priorities and strategic direction of Sturgeon Public Schools. It actions the Board of Trustees' vision, mission and values. The Three Year Education Plan confirms that the Division is compliant with Alberta Education's requirements, as well as provides assurance to all stakeholders.
As a continually evolving document, the Three Year Education Plan articulates the Division's commitment to student success and achievement. The overarching priority for 2019/22 is High Quality Teaching and Learning for all Students. This will be achieved by meeting three goals:
The Board sets the overall annual budget, which determines how resources are allocated to schools and programs. This budget is set to correspond with the strategic priorities and goals set by division schools and administration.
The Board of Trustees and Sturgeon Public Schools are guided by a specific set of policies, which are set in place by the Board. This includes planning, developing, implementing and evaluating policy.
A policy is an instrument of governance that sets out the Board’s philosophy and provides the framework and overarching guidelines for the operation of the school system and the actions of the Board’s employees.
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