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We will be offering the Introduction to Education Law session again this year. It will be offered virtually. This program will be of interest to both ASBOA and CASS members. We encourage you to participate as a team.
If you work in Education in a leadership capacity the Introduction to Education Law course will provide individuals with a basic overview of Negligence, Administrative Procedural Fairness, examples of Criminal Law, and the rudiments of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms within the Canadian educational context.

We are very pleased to have our returning instructor Dr. J. Kent Donlevy, B.A., B.Ed., M.Ed., J.D., Ph.D. , Barrister & Solicitor, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary.

All classes will be offered via the ZOOM platform and are NOT recorded.

Total class time is 20 hours + research, reading and presentation preparation.

The program schedule is below:

  • December 8th  - full day 9:00 to 11:00 am and 1:00 to 3:00 pm  
  • December 15th - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • January 12th  (2023) - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • January 19th - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • January 26th - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • February 2nd - full day - 9:00-11:00 am and 1:00 to 3:00 pm
  • February 9th and February 16th are saved for make up and Oral Exams

Upon successful completion of this program, ASBOA members will have earned their requirements for Education Law towards the Certified School Business Official designation. Certified members may use this program towards their required hours for renewal. A certificate of completion will be provided to all participants.

Course description and syllabus


Course fee:

• Individual Member Registration: $880.00 + 5% GST

• Individual Non-Member Registration: $980.00 + 5% GST

• Two or more registrations from the same organization - 10% Discount use the promocode EDLAW1 to apply the 10% discount

Tash Taylor (Association of School Business Officials of Alberta)