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Join our Inclusive Education Advisory Committee

Fri, 16 Aug, 2019

News item: Inclusive Education Advisory Committee Vacancy 6

If you’re a parent or community member who is passionate about special education, come help us  build the inclusive system we envision for our District. We’re filling five vacancies on our Inclusive Education Parent and Community Advisory Committee and are accepting applications until 4 p.m. on September 23, 2019. Let’s work together to help provide a welcoming, inclusive school experience for all children. 


Our Inclusive Education Parent and Community Advisory Committee is made up of 10 members of the public and two representatives from District administration.

The committee helps the District strengthen its inclusive education system by:

  • enhancing how the District’s Inclusive Education policy and regulations are put into practice
  • providing information and advice to District administrators
  • working to bring Alberta Education’s Principles of Inclusive Education to life in our classrooms

“I am passionate about inclusive education, and this committee has been a wonderful opportunity to make connections with parents, decision makers and leadership. The input we provide as community members and parents is highly valued and respected.

As a committee, we are able to come together and share our perspectives on the District's projects, initiatives and policies that impact inclusive education. This committee has enabled me to positively impact change for students and help the District continuously improve. I am proud of the work we’ve accomplished.”

 – Zeenat Syed, committee member 

Committee members are expected to:

  • serve a three-year term
  • attend three early evening meetings at the Centre for Education each year


Five candidates will be chosen to fill vacancies on the committee, and additional applicants may be asked to fill positions that open up throughout the year. Committee members are chosen at the discretion of District administration, which seeks a balanced representation of:

  • parents with children currently attending District schools, and
  • other interested community members

Interviews may be arranged to help with the selection process.


Complete the application form by 4 p.m. on September 23, 2019.


For further details, review the committee’s Terms of Reference. For more information, contact Lisa.Boston@epsb.ca, 780-429-8629.