Alberta Municipal Affairs has resources to help teachers, students, and the general public learn about local government - both how local governments operate and are governed, and the career opportunities available in this dynamic and important field.
For teachers of Grade 6 Social Studies, the Building Communities Through Local Government resource provides additional content, scenarios, and other resources that align with the Alberta Education curriculum in this area. The resource is available online or by requesting a hard copy at the address below.
A French language version of the Grade 6 resource, Développer des communautés par l'entremise d'un gouvernement à l'échelle locale, is available in hard copy by contacting the address below.
Municipal Officials interested in connecting with their local schools to share their experiences in elected office and administration may with to use the Resource for Municipal Officials that is also part of the Building Communities Through Local Government resource. This resource is available online or in hard copy from the address below.
Teachers of Grade 11 Career and Life Management (CALM) classes may with to use the Career Opportunities in Local Government resource to introduce students to various career paths in the local government field. This resource is written for use by guest speakers in CALM classes. Available online or in hard copy from the address below.
MUNICIPAL ELECTION 2017! Visit the Municipal Elections section of the Municipal Affairs website for information about the 2017 municipal elections.
Elections Alberta has learning materials available for teachers and students, including slides, activities, classroom ideas, and an Elections Readiness kit. Though the material is focused on provincial elections, many of the concepts and activities are applicable to municipal elections.