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Grades 7-12 Move to At-Home Learning Starting Monday, April 19
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  • Notice of Annual General Meeting of School Council

  • Grades 7-12 Move to At-Home Learning Starting Monday, April 19

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School Budget

Every year, the CBE must submit a balanced budget to Alberta Education by May 31. The CBE's balanced budget, as with any budget, includes inputs (where funds come from) and outputs (how funds are spent). At the CBE every dollar spent supports student learning.
Where funds come from:
Alberta Education provides over 90% of the Calgary Board of Education's funding.
The Calgary Board of Education also receives funding from other government departments and other sources such as fees from parents, school fundraising activities, facility rentals and investment income.How funds are spent:
During the budget process, the CBE maximizes the dollars available to support student learning and ensures sufficient budget resources will be available to allow the CBE to meet health, safety, infrastructure and other needs.
The CBE receives a capped grant for system administration. For 2020-21, this amount was 3.15 per cent of all funding provided to us by Alberta Education.  This video explains where CBE's money comes from, and how dollars are allocated: EMJ school budget process focuses on what is best for students and how to support students in the best possible way. Budget is directly related to school development plan priorities, while also considering input from our community and staff. For detailed information please see the presentation linked below.Our 2020-21 School BudgetWith our School Development Plan goals of Wellness and Literacy in mind, the following was established:Teacher staffing to support class size with a focus on inclusive learning Educational Assistants to support student success in learning and regulation, while meeting the needs of our diverse learners Administration to support teaching and learning focusing on developing a school environment that fosters well-being for learning and academic success Classroom materials purchased to support students in literacy, mathematics, and regulation Expenditures also included learning materials: pencils, paper, notebooks, photocopying, and technologyOur 2021-22 School Budget:Continued focus on literacy, numeracy, and student wellness Decline in the number of teaching positions due to enrollment/program changes 0.6 FTE Music Program Maintained the number of Educational Assistants for Special Education Programs 7 Noon Supervisors with Administration supporting the lunchroom School Council will be asked to cover the costs of field trips and associated transportation, in-school learning opportunities, and residencies to reduce fees charged to parents For further information, our School specific presentation can be found here.We encourage all of our families to take part in the survey to have your voice heard.  If you have not yet completed our budget survey, the link can be found here.​​

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Ethel M. Johnson School

255 Sackville Dr SW Calgary, AB, T2W 0W7
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Chris Radu
Assistant Principal
Heather McKay
Education Director
Michelle Howell
Julie Hrdlicka

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