The CBE's App​​roach to Community Engagement

Dialogue is the Calgary Board of Education’s approach to community engagement. It is a mutually respectful exchange of ideas that acknowledges and celebrates the diversity within the CBE community. It represents our ongoing commitment to involve people in decisions that affect them.

We know we make better decisions when we listen and work together to solve problems and find solutions. When we do, our students are better equipped to become successful citizens who contribute their ideas, passion and energy to society.

There can be no dialogue without you. Find out more about Dialogue as well as current and past system engagement initiatives on the CBE’s website​.​​​​​​

Community Engagement

2020-21 Return to School Survey Results Shared

Thank you to all the parents who participated in our survey. The survey results report is now available for your review. See Resources on the right side of this page.

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Get involved, share your ideas and help us balance enrolment in our high schools.​​



Share Your Feedback on High School Scenarios

​The CBE is launching its next phase of high school engagement.

Two scenarios have been developed to balance enrolment at CBE high schools and offer  students access, flexibility and choice in programming given available space and resources. These scenarios are now available on the CBE website.

Scenario development was guided by feedback gathered from parents, staff and students in fall 2019, CBE values and planning principles, available space and resources and other factors. The scenarios represent a responsible approach that anticipates limited space and resources into the future and allocates resources where they will have the most positive impact for students overall.

Both scenarios provide quality learning opportunities that allow students to meet the requirements to complete high school. They do this in three key ways.
  1. Provide a more equitable learning experience for all high school students.
  2. Maintain a regular program at every high school.
  3. Allow for alternative programs and academic enrichment when possible.
 
We have posted scenario details before active engagement begins so you have time to go through all of it before providing your feedback. Without the full picture, it may be challenging for you to respond meaningfully to the online survey and other engagement opportunities.

You can share your feedback on the scenarios in these ways:


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Online Survey
March 2-17
Idea Boards
March 1-12
Virtual Sessions
March 2, 4, 8 and 10​

Visit our High School Engagement Web Page for more information on how you can participate.

Thank you for your continued participation.​

The Board of Trustees and Administration of the CBE have taken the time to carefully review the draft provincial curriculum and current realities within our system. The CBE has decided not to participate in the draft curriculum pilot in fall 2021. https://t.co/AbsjIDMzXp #yycbe

Congratulations to this Western Canada High School student, her story is 1 of 10 shortlisted for The First Page student writing competition in the Grades 10 to 12 category. Read it here: https://t.co/L14XvKTrQK #WeAreCBE https://t.co/DcgGBXEtbY

Today’s Board of Trustees public meeting will be held virtually starting at noon. We invite you to stream the meeting online https://t.co/nvCl1fvF09 #yycbe https://t.co/UIpLm405VE

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There are no CBE classes from March 29-April 5 for spring break. We wish all of our students and staff a relaxing and enjoyable spring break. Please stay safe and continue to follow all public health measures. Classes resume on Tuesday, April 6. #WeAreCBE https://t.co/hSg8htdgmt