April 2004

Wednesday, April 28, 2004
Excellence in Teaching Awards Recognize Outstanding Professionals
Twenty of the most innovative and effective teaching professionals in Alberta will receive a 2004 Excellence in Teaching Award at a Gala event in Calgary. Three teachers will receive the SMARTer Kids Foundation Innovative Use of Technology Award.
 
Friday, April 23, 2004
Information Bulletin: Celebrate The Learning Edge: Education Week is April 25 – May 1, 2004
Education Week 2004 and its theme The Learning Edge recognize that learning is the cornerstone of Alberta's future, and that those involved in the learning system today will continue to build a successful Alberta tomorrow. This year, Education Week takes place April 25 to May 1.
 
Thursday, April 22, 2004
Government unveils initiative to increase language learning
All Alberta students in Grades four to nine will study a second language under Alberta's new Languages Initiative.
 
Thursday, April 08, 2004
Schools in Drayton Valley moving ahead
Students in both the Catholic and public systems will benefit as schools in their community are built or replaced under the 2004-07 Capital Plan.
 
Wednesday, April 07, 2004
Schools in northwestern Alberta receive funding
Students in Peace River and Valleyview will see many changes to their schools as facilities in those communities are renovated, modernized or replaced.
 
Tuesday, April 06, 2004
Funding for Cold Lake elementary school part of 2004-07 Capital Plan
Catholic students in Cold Lake will benefit as the MacKenzie River Elementary School is replaced with a new facility.
 
Friday, April 02, 2004
Schools in Canmore and Okotoks moving ahead
Students in Canmore and Okotoks will benefit as schools in their communities are built and modernized under the 2004-07 Capital Plan.
 
Thursday, April 01, 2004
Increased funding of $45 million supports students with severe disabilities and special health needs
The Alberta government is increasing special needs-related funding by nearly $45 million, or 15.9 per cent, this year to enhance school jurisdictions' ability to meet the needs of students with severe disabilities and/or special health needs.