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  • CASSA is the national network of senior school system leaders.

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  • CASSA-ACGCS Leadership Conference 2024

    Register Today

    Join us July 3rd - 5th, 2024 in Montreal, Quebec
    at Le Westin Montreal

    270 Rue Saint-Antoine Ouest, Montréal, QC H2Y 0A3
     Download the conference brochure in PDF format.
    We are posting PDF versions of the 2023 presentations
    on the  2023 Presentations page. 
    Presentations are being added as they are received.

    Rebuilding, Renewing & Transforming School & Other Systems: A Joint Statement

    Several global organizations representing educators working within and with school systems are pleased to offer this advice promoting coherent, sustainable & significant changes to school and other systems. We invite individuals and organizations to consider and endorse this statement as part of their work in rebuilding after the Covid 19 pandemic, renewing their commitments to inclusive schools and transforming their systems for the future. We also refer you to the accompanying position paper which presents the evidence supporting this statement as well as the discussion paper and section of this web site preparing brief summaries on the transformative steps and operational elements of systems that need to be considered in systems change. 

    Key Principles & Processes for Rebuilding, Renewing & Transforming School and Other Systems
    Advice from Global Organizations Representing Practicing Educators

    Download the PDF version

    The CASSA Board of Directors is pleased to share its Values and Core Commitments

    Thanks to the members of our Communication and Engagement Committee who took the lead in preparing this resource.

    The Board of Directors unanimously approved the resource and is committed to fulfilling the values and commitments in its work

    Download PDF   • • • •Updated May 24, 2024 • • • • •  Télécharger le PDF     

    Executive Director's Message: April 2024


    Call for Pilot Boards

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    For sample emails, talking points and graphics, see our Resources section.

    CASSA Discussion Paper

    Read it here: System Leadership in School Mental Health in Canada 

     Microsoft Class Action Settlement 

    Read it here: Investing in Education


Members & Partners

  • CASSA Members

    CASSA is a federation of provincial and territorial professional affiliates and individual members:

    • AAESQ and ADGESBQ (Quebec)
    • BCSSA (British Columbia)
    • NLASSA (Newfoundland and Labrador) 
    • NWTSA (Northwest Territories)
    • Yukon
    • Nunavut
    • Prince Edward island
    • MASS (Manitoba)
    • NBSSA (New Brunswick)
    • OCSOA and OPSOA (Ontario) 
    • CASS (Alberta)
    • LEADS (Saskatchewan)
    • RNDGÉ

    CASSA Education Partners

    • ThoughtExchange is the only Enterprise Discussion Management platform powered by patented anti-bias technology. Modern leaders use ThoughtExchange to quickly gain critical insights and improve strategic decision-making for their districts. Whether you’re looking to engage ten stakeholders or a community of 10,000 people, ThoughtExchange allows leaders to drive pivotal discussions at scale.


    • CMEC Copyright Consortium  - Currently, all ministries of education across Canada are checking their on-line copyright content to ensure they are using the latest copyright information, graphics, and links. Ministries are conducting this review to discuss what further materials may be required to accentuate our copyright awareness campaign in the forthcoming 2019-20 school year. Click the logo to link to the Fair Dealing decision Tool.

    • Make a Future is a recruitment initiative created by the BC Public School Employers' Association as a joint venture among BC's 60 public boards of education, the First Nations Education Steering Committee, and the Ministry of Education.
    • EdCan (formerly the Canadian Education Association) supports and promotes the innovative and courageous leadership that is driving change in Canada’s education systems.
    • CASSA is a partner with the AASA.