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Patty Marler shares about AHEA

For a quick video with Patty Marler (AHEA President) sharing about AHEA, go to

Welcome to the Alberta Home Education Association!

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New AHEA Executive and Roles

The AHEA board has selected a new executive and redistributed board duties.

The new executive is as follows:

  • President: Patty Marler
  • Vice-President: Richard Yaceyko
  • Secretary / Communications: Terry Yaceyko
  • Treasurer: David Provins


Special board positions include:

  • Media Relations: Paul van den Bosch
  • Support Group Liaison / Convention Team Liaison / Special Needs Liaison / New Homeschooler Liaison : Tracy McNichol
  • Government Liaison: Team of board members

 

We all look forward to our new board duties and responsibilities.


 

Minister Eggen became aware of some board redistributed and has responded:

"Dear Ms. Marler:

I would like to extend my congratulations to you on becoming president of the Alberta Home Education Association (AHEA).

As you know, our government believes all students should have a great education and a bright future. Even in challenging economic times, we are continuing to provide stable funding for education – whether it takes place in a public, separate or Francophone school, a charter school, a private school or at home.

Alberta Education is committed to working with our education partners, including parents, in the best interest of students. My department values the input and insight provided by the AHEA on behalf of home educating families. Your commitment to your membership is laudable, and I appreciate your willingness to collaborate on issues pertaining to the home education community.

I look forward to a continued productive relationship with the AHEA under your leadership.

Sincerely,

David Eggen
Minister"

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Feedback on Standards for Home Education Reimbursement required

Feedback Required on Standards for Home Education Reimbursement

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Standards for Home Education Reimbursement -
Feedback Required by May 3


Alberta Education implemented its Standards for Home Education Reimbursement in October of 2016. Educational resource reimbursements to home educating parents were issued this year using these standards.

Alberta Education is now requesting feedback on how these standards have affected home educators and their effect on supporting/challenging home educators

The Alberta Home Education Association has been asked to provide feedback on behalf of home educators. In order to do so, we are asking for your personal feedback.

Please respond to any or all of the following questions. Send your responses to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. using the subject title: Parent Feedback : Standards for Home Education Reimbursement

1.What are your thoughts and experiences surrounding educational resource reimbursement since the implementation of the 'Standards for reimbursement' began in October

2.How do the standards support or hinder your ability to claim legitimate expenses for your home education program?

3.Are there any considerations/clarifications/changes to the standards that you would recommend?

NOTE: While AHEA does not advocate for funding for home education, we do have the opportunity to provide constructive input into this funding component that has been legislated in the Home Education Regulation



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Feedback on Standards for Home Education Reimbursement required

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Standards for Home Education Reimbursement -
Feedback Required by May 3


Alberta Education implemented its Standards for Home Education Reimbursement in October of 2016. Educational resource reimbursements to home educating parents were issued this year using these standards.

Alberta Education is now requesting feedback on how these standards have affected home educators and their effect on supporting/challenging home educators

The Alberta Home Education Association has been asked to provide feedback on behalf of home educators. In order to do so, we are asking for your personal feedback.

Please respond to any or all of the following questions. Send your responses to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. using the subject title: Parent Feedback : Standards for Home Education Reimbursement

1.What are your thoughts and experiences surrounding educational resource reimbursement since the implementation of the 'Standards for reimbursement' began in October

2.How do the standards support or hinder your ability to claim legitimate expenses for your home education program?

3.Are there any considerations/clarifications/changes to the standards that you would recommend?

NOTE: While AHEA does not advocate for funding for home education, we do have the opportunity to provide constructive input into this funding component that has been legislated in the Home Education Regulation



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You are receiving this email because you opted in on our website. You can unsubscribe at any time via the unsubscribe link included with this email.

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PO Box 3224

Morinville, ABT8R 1S1

Canada


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Review Committee

AHEA Review Committee

As part of a regular review, the AHEA board has formed a Review Committee to gather information and input from AHEA members on the “nature of AHEA” – AHEA’s values, philosophy, objects, bylaws, articles, and major policy documents – in order to confirm or change the direction the organization should take in the future and bring forward at the next AGM any necessary or proposed changes.

This committee will include long-time AHEA members Don Reid, Tom Lipp and Ray Strom so that AHEA’s history can be considered as part of the committee’s body of information. Input should be submitted in writing by AHEA members directly to the Review Committee.

The committee:

  • will include at least three but no more than five members,
  • will not include current board members nor any person employed by a school board or authority or in a position of authority with the same, and
  • will gather information for a period of approximately six months from the 2017 AGM.

Recommendations by the committee will be presented to the board by no later than November 1st 2017 so that committee recommendations in Notices of Motion can be published in order to give public written notice to current members of any changes being proposed at the April 2018 AGM.

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