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Status: Received Royal Assent on April 22, 2021
Ministry responsible: Education


The College of Alberta School Superintendents Act makes the College a legislated organization responsible for upholding the superintendent profession. This includes superintendents and chief deputy superintendents employed in public, separate or francophone or regional school authorities.

Key changes

The College of Alberta School Superintendents Act makes the College responsible for governance, leadership excellence and accountability.


  • establish categories of non-regulated, or optional, membership
  • allow the minister to appoint public members to the College‚Äôs board of directors

Leadership excellence

  • ensure regulated members are skilled and competent in their professional practice
  • set learning requirements and offer professional development to all regulated members
  • oversee the professional discipline of its regulated members


  • table an annual report in the legislature
  • hold annual general meetings

The College is not be responsible for assuming union functions, engaging in collective bargaining on behalf of its members or assisting in negotiating employment contracts.

Next steps

The College of Alberta School Superintendents Act will take effect upon proclamation on September 1, 2022.


Bill 55: College of Alberta School Superintendents Act fact sheet (PDF, 301 KB)


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