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PWPSD to offer students locally-developed courses
The Peace Wapiti Public School Division (PWPSD) has received Board approval to offer locally-developed courses this fall. Locally-developed courses go above and beyond the provincial curriculum, are developed by school divisions, and are taught by certified teachers.
Director of Education Services Penny Rose says although she added some of the courses to the list, most of the approved courses were requested by PWPSD high schools:
Advanced Acting/Touring Theatre
Creative Writing and Publishing
ESL Core Courses - ESL Expository English
ESL Introduction to Canadian Studies
ESL Introduction to Mathematics
ESL Introduction to Science
Fire Rescue Services
Hide Preparation and Tanning
Myth Busting Methods
Tipi Making (elder Chronicles)
Board nominates the County of Grande Prairie for Friends of Education Award
PWPSD has nominated the County of Grande Prairie for the Alberta School Boards Association 2023 Friends of Education Award. The award recognizes individuals or organizations who are demonstrably committed to improving education for Alberta students, and who have made a significant contribution to education in the province.
Board approves changes to electoral boundaries
The Board has approved the third and final reading of Bylaw 23-39 relating to Electoral Boundary Adjustments. With the adjustments, the electoral boundaries for Wards 1, 4, and 6 will now align with the municipal boundaries in these areas.
Committee & Meeting Reports
Trustee Riding presented the ASBA Spring General Meeting Report
Trustee Clarke presented the PSBAA Spring General Meeting Report
Trustee Riding presented the Rural Caucus Meeting Report
Trustee Speager presented the Health and Safety Committee Meeting Report