Board Meeting Highlights - January 5, 2016

The Board of Trustees is pleased to share with all education stakeholders the highlights of our recent Board meeting held on Tuesday, January 5, 2016. The adopted minutes will be available on our website following the next Regular Board meeting.





  • The Board established a submission deadline of February 12, 2016 for schools who wish to nominate a first-year teacher for the Alberta School Boards' Association's Edwin Parr Award.  A committee consisting of three trustees will determine Parkland School Division's submission for the prestigious award.
  • The Board approved an overall increase of 0.91% in premiums for the Sun Life insurance plan for Parkland School Division employees.  Basic Life and LTD rates remained unchanged from 2015.  Extended health coverage for both individuals and familys decreased by -2.5%.  Dental rates for both individual and family plans increased by 6.8%.
  • The Board approved the First Quarter Financial report for the period ending November 30, 2015. Total revenues for the first 3 months of the fiscal year are at 25.77% of the final budget of $123,980,741.  Total expenses in the first quarter are at 24.43% of the final budget of $124,176,734.  The target percentage for this period was 25%.

Next Regular Board meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 9:30 a.m., Centre for Education in Stony Plain (4603-48 Street)