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Administrative Procedures

Administrative Procedure 280

Program Evaluations

Background

Preamble:

 

In order to ensure efficiency and effectiveness in meeting the Division's mission, mandate and the requirements of Alberta Education, the Superintendent requires that program evaluations be undertaken when deemed necessary. The following procedures apply.

Procedures

Procedures:

 

1.      Program Evaluations at the school and/or jurisdiction level are to be conducted when deemed necessary to assure that individual students needs and provincial curriculum requirements are met. Evaluations, in line with established priorities may focus on any or all of the following criteria:

 

1.1     Provincial requirements;

 

1.2     Individual student needs;

 

1.3     Correlation between planning and program delivery;

 

1.4     Resource utilization;

 

1.5     Staff placement, utilization and development; and/or

 

1.6     Student access.

 

2.      Where the Superintendent requires program evaluations that place additional financial or other burden on a Division Office department or a school staff, the Superintendent shall allocate funds for this purpose.

 

3.      The Superintendent or designate shall prepare a schedule for program evaluations. This will be made available to all stakeholders.

 

 

Reviewed:               October, 2011

Next Review by:      October, 2016

References

Legislative References:

 

School Act Section 60, 61

 

Board Policy:

 

Policy 11 Delegation