Why the Kids Are the Least of Our Worries

Viewpoints: You need to matter most The Alberta Teachers' Association, April 10, 2018 In the history of the world, we have always looked after the most sacred of our generation. We have recognized the elderly, respected those most talented by “rolling out the red carpet,” and held in high regard those who led our nations (generally speaking). What about teachers?…

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Alberta Rural Education Symposium

The theme of ARES 2018 is, “Building Healthy Rural Communities”. Many rural areas experience challenges in securing supports and there are countless stories about how services like mental health are very difficult to find in many rural communities. Together with our partners, we will learn about the services that are available in rural Alberta. At the same time, we will…

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Guiding Staff Back to Why They Started

A Wellness Model for System Leaders: CASS Connection, Fall 2017 Darlene Ferris, M. Ed., Wild Rose School DivisionDr. Jody Carrington Increasingly, school divisions across this students and staff. In fact, in late 2015, Canadian Association of School System Administrators (CASSA) identified school based mental health as a national priority item. Just this year, Kathy Short and colleagues (2017) published a…

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