Convention 2016: Nurturing Minds, Hearts and Bodies
This March, delegates to our 2016 convention will explore the importance of a balanced, whole-child approach to education, with a focus on nurturing our students’ minds, hearts and bodies. The program, as always, will include a significant trustee education component, recognition awards, business of the association and more.
Full program and registration information will be sent to all board offices early in 2016 and regular updates will be posted on the association website.
E2G Division Dispatch: Policy Development & Review
E2G is shorthand for our emerging Standards Framework for Effective and Efficient Governance. The framework looks at how optimally functioning school boards strike a balance between effectiveness and efficiency in order to enhance their governance practices.
The third Division Dispatch in the E2G series has been launched on our YouTube channel. It looks at Policy Development & Review and covers seven steps to run through as you review or develop policies.
Our Children - Meeting Their Needs Together (December 2 & 3), Brandon
We are pleased to be partnering with the Student Services Administrators’ Association of Manitoba (SSAAM) and MASS for this year’s fall professional development session. SSAAM has taken the lead in planning this 1 ½ day event, December 2-3, at the Victoria Inn in Brandon. December 2 will be a half-day (afternoon) interactive workshop with participants collaborating on an examination of student needs and inclusive education services in Manitoba. December 3 will feature a full-day session with Dr. Anthony Muhammed on Transforming School Culture. Registration will be handled by SSAAM. Contact your board office to register.
CSBA Congress 2016: Courageous Leadership
In 2016, the association is proud to host both the National Trustee Gathering on Aboriginal Education (July 6 to 7) and the CSBA Congress (July 7 to 9) in Winnipeg. The theme for the 2016 Congress is “Courageous Leadership”.
All trustees, administrators and other education partner stakeholders are warmly invited to attend. Visit the official 2016 CSBA Congress website often and watch for registration information early next year.