Walk A Kilometre in My Shoes

Walk A Kilometre in My Shoes

Tuesday October 6 2015 11:00 a.m. McDougall Centre Park CAPSC invites Calgary stakeholders to walk 1.8 km with us from the McDougall Centre Park to the Calgary Board of Education building. This allows us to experience what school children do as they travel to and from...

Join us on Monday, September 28

Want to share your opinion about the CBE’s changes to transportation?  Sign The Petition  Contact Education Stakeholders Access Latest Update from CAPSC Report to the Minister of Education Regarding Transportation Concerns Parents, we want to talk to you about...

No Real Change in Sight

As stated in the media, CAPSC continues to have major concerns about the CBE’s new transportation strategy. We thank Trustee Hurdman for bringing forward the Extraordinary Monitoring Report Request at the Tuesday, September 15 board meeting. Details on how the...

Parents React to CBE Transportation Changes

Want to share your opinion about the CBE’s changes to transportation?  Sign The Petition  Contact Education Stakeholders UPDATE: The rising number of signatures on our petition suggests many parents share concerns.  On Tuesday, September 8, Alberta’s...

Concerns about Transportation Strategy

If you read our last update, you already know that the CBE is planning a move to congregated stops across the system next fall. The new strategy also involves moving some middle school students from yellow charter buses to Calgary Transit, and removing the busing...

Recent Activities

We want to share some information with our membership about recent discussions with the CBE. CAPSC executive met with trustees on May 27th, and prior to that had shared notes on a number of issues of concern to parents. Busing The CBE is planning to move to...

2014/15 School Volunteer Award Recipients

Congratulations to all of those nominated as outstanding school volunteers for the 2014/15 year! Parents, volunteers, school board officials and administration gathered at A.E. Cross School to celebrate these productive parent and school partnerships. Our thanks to...

Join Us To Celebrate Volunteers!

We are counting down to our School Volunteer Awards on Wednesday, June 17 at 7 p.m. at A.E. Cross School! The evening will feature refreshments and conversation as we applaud our nominees and announce our top volunteers. RSVP...

Call for Nominations | 2015 School Volunteer Awards

Volunteers make a huge difference to Calgary’s community. Nominations are now closed for the 2014/15 school year awards. Those who submitted a nomination should be receiving invitations to CAPSC’s volunteer celebration. Our awards ceremony will take place...

Expert Advice on Parenting in the Digital Age

A lively and informed speaker, psychologist Dr. Steiner-Adair spoke compellingly about the effects of technology on developing minds and bodies. She referenced current research on neurological development, suggesting that caution and thoughtful limits for...

2015 Volunteer Awards Nomination Form

Do you know a volunteer that has gone above and beyond the call of duty? Fill out a nomination for CAPSC’s Volunteer Awards event – it only takes a few minutes to tell us why your extraordinary volunteer is worthy of city-wide recognition. [si-contact-form...

Your School’s Budget

Dear Parents, We are pleased to launch “Your School’s Budget” calculator on our website at www.capsc.ca! This calculator will show you how much of provincial school funding actually is reaching your school. We note for a typical 650 child elementary...

May 7 & 8 – A Talk on Parenting Children in the Digital Age

Do you struggle with how to set healthy boundaries for technology, while letting your child explore the benefits it offers? Together with Calgary Reads and Juno House Foundation, CAPSC is pleased to present two talks by author Dr. Steiner-Adair. This internationally...

CAPSC – A Voice for Calgary Parents in Education

Become a CAPSC member today – it’s free for individual parents! School councils are $50 for one year or $80 for a two year membership. If your council can’t afford the fee, please contact us at info@capsc.ca. The larger our membership, the more...

Trustee by-election forum for wards 11 & 13 candidates

We were able to record the first 35 minutes of the forum. The media was present, and we have included links below, as well as tweets (personal notes) from a journalist. If you want to skip forward in the video: Question 1 at 04:05, (Q2 wasn’t asked), Question...