Calgary Catholic School District Student Advisory Council

The Calgary Catholic School District Student Advisory Council, or SAC, is intended to build community among Calgary’s Catholic high schools. Each school is represented by two to three students who meet regularly throughout the district to exchange ideas pertaining to educational and social issues, while developing their personal leadership skills. Duties The SAC is a meaningful, consultative voice of the […]

Calgary Board of Education Chief Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council

The Calgary Board of Education Chief Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council was a group of public high school students with representation from each of Calgary’s public high school programs. They met regularly with the district’s Chief Superintendent to discuss issues in the system and propose solutions. The council lasted approximately from 2010 to 2014. Empowering Student Voice Program The […]

Edmonton Public Schools Student Advisory Council

The Edmonton Public Schools Student Advisory Council serves as the district’s representative group for student voice. Each high school selects their representatives in the spring. These students carry forward and serve for a year, unless circumstances require a school to select a new council member. These students are also responsible for selecting the student trustee. More Info Student […]

Alberta Student Trustees

The Alberta School Act and Regulations does not currently mandate Student Trustees to sit on boards of education in Alberta. Edmonton: The Edmonton Board of Education created a seat for a Student Trustee that was elected to represent student voice starting in 2013. Through a District-level election process, a student is identified as the successful Student Trustee candidate. This student sits, as […]

Alberta Minster of Education’s Student Advisory Council

The Alberta Minister of Education’s Student Advisory Council explores ways to improve education in Alberta, and its members act as ambassadors of Speak Out within their schools and communities.  The council: Collects and represents the youth voice and provides advice to the Minister of Education and other education stakeholders. Provides the student perspective on all […]