Board of Trustees | About Us

Board of Trustees | About Us

The Board’s job is to signify, lead and serve Calgarians and to manipulate the Calgary Board of Training, one of many largest college boards in Canada. Residents of Calgary elect trustees by the municipal election each 4 years.  

The Board of Trustees has one worker – the chief superintendent. The Board delegates accountability for day-to-day operational selections to the chief superintendent. 

The Board offers governance in three areas: fiduciary, strategic and organizational management.

When fulfilling its fiduciary management the college board focuses on its authorized duties to make sure:

  • Every scholar has the chance to realize their potential
  • Youngsters are protected at college
  • The jurisdiction’s monetary and capital assets are nicely managed
  • Its enterprise is performed in a authorized and moral method

When appearing in its strategic management position the Board plans for the long run.  We work on the college division’s mission, values and priorities.  The Board offers route by its insurance policies.  We make selections about assets, packages and providers that replicate our long-term priorities.

Organizational management displays the idea that “it takes an entire village to lift a baby”.  On this position, the Board talks to the group in regards to the group’s wants, its youth and the long run.

Organizational Chart

Board of Trustees | About Us


The CBE Board of Trustees is an advocate for public schooling, for our native college system and scholar success.  On this capability, the Board of Trustees consults with Calgarians and shares data with MLAs and authorities – as a person board – and collectively by the Alberta Faculty Board Affiliation.  

Board Priorities

Choice Making

The Board of Trustees gathers data from many sources; processes that data, evaluates it and comes to a decision to replicate its
Mission, Values​ and priorities.  Trustees contemplate the pursuits of

the scholars the CBE serves – not simply the pursuits of a selected college or space.

The Board of Trustees workout routines its decision-making authority by passing motions.  The motions have to be handed by the board at a correctly constituted assembly.  No particular person trustee, not even the board chair, could make selections for the board with out the board’s permission.


The Board of Trustees units expectations by coverage for the specified outcomes and creates a system to observe and consider achievement of these outcomes. The Board studies system and college efficiency to the general public and to the provincial authorities.​

Particularly, the Board of Trustees:

  • Ensures the Outcomes are the dominant focus of CBE’s efficiency
  • Advocates for the CBE and its college students
  • Engages stakeholders within the work of the Board and the CBE
  • Develops governing insurance policies that deal with:

  • Screens the Board’s insurance policies to make sure acceptable efficiency of the Board and the Chief Superintendent
  • Approves the
    Training Plan,
    Annual Training Outcomes Report,
    Finances and Monetary Statements​ and different key studies
  • Appoints an impartial auditor to conduct an annual exterior evaluation of the CBE’s monetary situation

  • Na​​mes or
    renames ​the group, faculties, parts of colleges, college grounds and different CBE services
  • Approves the bargaining mandate and ratify all collective agreements for unionized workers
  • Approves the overall compensation packages for all exempt workers
  • Performs different duties required by regulation or not in any other case delegated to the Chief Superintendent​​​