Department Information

About Alberta Education

Alberta Education supports students, parents, teachers and administrators from Early Childhood Services (ECS) through Grade 12.

The Ministry has the following responsibilities:

  • Develops curriculum and sets standards.
  • Evaluates curriculum and assesses outcomes.
  • Teacher development and certification.
  • Supports special needs students.
  • Funds and supports school boards.
  • Aboriginal and francophone education.
  • Oversees basic education policy and regulations.

The Minister of Education is the Honourable David Eggen

Staff Directory

Look up the phone numbers and email addresses of department employees in the:

Government of Alberta Staff Directory 

Working for Alberta Education

Alberta Education supports our employees in a positive, healthy and safe work environment.  We value our employees and optimize their performance by offering a comprehensive compensation package, the opportunity for flexible work arrangements and a variety of learning and development opportunities. 

Find out more about career opportunities with the Government of Alberta by visiting:

Alberta Public Service - Job Opportunities