Tag Archives: budget

Retreat – Advance! Put yourself out there.

What. A. Week. Seven days ago, Canadian Rockies Public School Board emerged from its retreat. Location? The exotic remote confines of the Canmore Board Office boardroom, aka the Superintendent’s office. Guided by the sure hand of Jim Gibbons, former superintendent … Continue reading

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Pesky elephants & naked emperors

If there was ever a time to appreciate critical thinking, it’s during an election campaign. Politicians yammer in our ears trying to distract us from the issues. They use fear and personal attacks at worst, or reduce complex questions to … Continue reading

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Alberta Education Budget: No Pot of Gold.

In honour of St. Patrick’s Day, I give you a vision of that which Alberta school board trustees can only dream: a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow that is Inspiring Education. She said, with tongue tucked … Continue reading

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