Education Sector Workforce Planning

Developing Possibilities and Potentials: A Mentorship Journey

mentorshiphandbookforeducators    A new mentorship resource is available for educators. Developing Possibilities and Potentials: A Mentorship Journey outlines who mentors are, the benefits and challenges of mentorship and various models of mentorship. The research-based resource includes reflective questions and considerations regarding the essential elements of mentorship. This document is intended to be used digitally.


New Pathways for First Nations, Métis and Inuit teachers

The video series, New Pathways, shares some of the participants’ stories and celebrates the positive impact these future teachers will have on northern and First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities and their students.

Learn more about First Nations, Métis, and Inuit (FNMI) education:



CTS Bridge to Teacher Certification

The University of Alberta offers a Career & Technology Studies (CTS) teacher preparation degree. Under this program journeypersons and other specialists may be eligible to teach under a Letter of Authority while completing their Bachelor of Education. Please see Questions & Answers for details.

For further information, please contact Lynn Anderson Cook, Senior Manager, Teaching Excellence Branch, at or 780-415-9104 (dial 310-0000 first for toll-free access).


Alberta School Leadership Framework

The School Leadership Framework supports the Education Sector Workforce Planning Framework for Action, and it aims to attract, prepare, retain and engage leaders within the education sector workforce. It was developed by a committee made up of representatives from Alberta’s education sector stakeholder organizations and institutions. The framework reflects a strong consensus among Alberta’s education sector stakeholders about school leadership issues and the reforms needed to effectively address them.

Alberta School Leadership Framework


Curriculum Coordinator Corner

The Curriculum Coordinator Corner is a resource that facilitates the twice yearly Curriculum Coordinator meetings. These meetings:

  • Are held during each school year in each of the six zones across the province.      
  • Bring together educational leaders who are responsible for curriculum implementation in their school authorities.
  • Provide an opportunity for these educational leaders to better understand new programs and share feedback.