Board Meeting Highlights - November 28, 2017
2016-2017 Audited Financial Statements
The Board passed a motion to accept the 2016-2017 Audited Financial Statements. This year’s audit confirmed that PLRD’s accounting practices are in keeping with both general accounting practices and provincial regulations for school divisions. The Auditor’s management letter confirmed that PLRD operates an open and transparent system with appropriate checks and balances, and transparent public reporting and financial management processes. The full report can be accessed on the PLRD Website at http://www.plrd.ab.ca/documents/general/2017%20Audited%20Financial%20Statement.pdf .
Fall 2017 Budget Update
The 2017-2018 fall budget update (required for submission to Alberta Education), was presented with a projected operating deficit of $486,848 as compared to the spring budget deficit of $233,111. The change results from a significant enrolment decline and use of school reserves.
PLRD #25 Combined Three-year Education Plan & AERR
The Board adopted the 2015 – 2018 PLRD Combined Three-Year Education Plan and Annual Education Results Report (AERR).
This year the plan focuses on student achievement, health and wellness, division and school culture, and instructional leadership. Maximizing learning for every learner in inclusive classroom environments, and improved results on diploma examinations at the standard of excellence are two key focuses. PLRD’s results can be accessed at http://www.plrd.ab.ca/documents/general/PLRD%20Combined%20Three%20Year%20Education%20Plan%20and%20AERR%202015-2018%20Year%203%20-%20Approved.pdf .
PLRD #25 Achievement & Diploma Exam Results
The deputy superintendent presented the 2016-2017 achievement test and diploma exam results. PLRD should be proud of the great results and acknowlegement goes out to all school staff and students for a job well done.
For additional information please contact: Cam McKeage, Superintendent of Schools, Prairie Land Regional Division #25 403.854.4481