K to 12 instructional supports

Supports to help educators provide inclusive, welcoming, caring, safe and respectful learning environments.

Services and information

  • The Attendance Board hears matters about student absenteeism referred to them by local school authorities.
  • Explore educator supports and resources for engaging with students and their families to address chronic absenteeism.
  • Resources for building a collaborative environment that addresses the needs of children, youth and their families.
  • Information for teachers on their rights and responsibilities when using copyright-protected materials.
  • How Alberta K to 12 education works to meet the individual needs of each student.
  • Early Childhood Services (ECS) includes Kindergarten and educational programming for children as young as 2 years 8 months of age.
  • Inclusion is a way of thinking and acting that demonstrates universal acceptance and promotes a sense of belonging for all learners.
  • Find a variety of resources and supports to help meet the needs of individual learners.
  • This approach promotes positive social and communication skills, while reducing and preventing problem behaviours.
  • RCSD is a government led partnership created to improve collaboration with local and regional partners.
  • Response to Intervention (RtI) is a way of providing evidence-based supports to students.
  • A set of strategies that can transform learning environments and help school staff respond more effectively to unacceptable behaviour.
  • Combine classroom instruction with meaningful community service.
  • Develop students’ knowledge, attitudes and skills to manage emotions, build healthy relationships, set goals and make decisions.
  • Student advisories have dedicated time and space during the school day, may be part of a course and focus on a range of objectives.
  • Support students through advice, friendship, reinforcement and constructive role modelling.
  • The goal of Success in School is to help children and youth in care to do better in school.
  • Resources for students in Alberta’s K to 12 education system who are blind or visually impaired.
  • Create a school environment where every student feels safe and supported and staff understand how trauma affects behaviour and emotions.