School Board Elections

2021 Municipal and Trustee Election Results

Role of the Trustee

School Board Trustees are local politicians elected by and accountable to the community they serve. The provincial government delegates to School Boards the responsibility for governing or overseeing the affairs of the school jurisdiction.

The School Board has many responsibilities, including:

  • setting school jurisdiction goals that ensure students have the knowledge and skills that enable them to be better prepared for life;
  • planning school jurisdiction priorities based on provincial curriculum requirements, community input;
  • developing and implementing an annual budget for the school jurisdiction based on strategic priorities;
  • developing policies to guide school jurisdiction administration and employees toward district goals;
  • ensuring residents of the school jurisdiction are regularly informed about the work and achievements of the school district;
  • advocating on behalf of the school community to decision-makers and stakeholders on important issues that affect education, and to help ensure public education is a top priority;
  • evaluating the school jurisdiction Chief Executive Officer – the Superintendent of Schools.
  • Local Authorities Election Act

Learn more about the role of public school board trustees by watching this video created by the Public Schools Boards Association: https://youtu.be/TvdUS24n6i4

Prairie Rose Electoral Wards

The Prairie Rose School Division is a Local Government authority that will be conducting an election for seven (7) school trustees under the authority of the Local Authorities Election Act and the Education Act for the following wards:

WARD 1 MAP – Northern Ward – Oyen, New Brigden, Acadia Valley, Jenner & area
WARD 2 MAP – Cypress East Ward – Irvine, Schuler & area
WARD 3 MAP – Redcliff / Dunmore Ward – Redcliff & Dunmore
WARD 4 MAP – Cypress West / Forty Mile East Ward –Ralston, Seven Persons and area
WARD 5 MAP – Bow Island Area Ward – Bow Island, Burdett and area
WARD 6 MAP – Southern Ward – Foremost and area

ALL WARDS MAP - Overview