Board of Trustees Key Messages
Following are the Board of Trustees Key Messages from the Regular Board Meeting held on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.
1) 2018-2019 Budget
The Board of Trustees approved the 2018-2019 Budget for the Livingstone Range School Division No. 68 which is to be submitted to Alberta Education by May 31, 2018. Mr. Jeff Perry, Associate Superintendent of Business Services reviewed the budget with the board prior to approval.
2) Innovation in LRSD
Mr. Chad Kuzyk, Director of Learning & Innovation presented information on Innovation in Livingstone Range School Division. Topics in this presentation included; 1) Virtual School, providing courses and educational programs delivered electronically to a student at a school site or off-site; 2) Dual Credit, providing students with access to dual credit programming opportunities (students earn high school credits and post-secondary credits at the same time) to personalize their high school experience and build on or discover their career passions and interests; 3) Film Festival, a showcase of student storytellers, actors and filmmakers who want to give us a glimpse into their passions, adventures and their lives after receiving instruction from professionals in the industry, and 4) Innovative Pilots, technology pilots that provide teachers the opportunity to determine if new education technologies makes positively impact student learning and enhance teacher practice.
For more information on these Innovations, please view Mr. Kuzyk’s presentation using this link. https://tinyurl.com/ycrh25u6
3) LRSD Communications Plan
The Board of Trustees approved two recommendations in their desire to communicate more effectively as a board:
- to direct Superintendent Seguin to create a Communications Plan and bring this plan back to the September 18, 2018 Board Meeting for approval; and
- to send a letter from the Board to staff and stakeholders at the end of the school year and beginning of the next school year.
The Board of Trustees and Superintendent Seguin will be meeting at their next Meeting of the Whole to put forth ideas on their proposed Communications Plan.