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Educational Planning



Superintendent: John Fiacco 

This diverse department incorporates teams of individuals in the areas of Educational Planning and Transportation Services.

Our key areas of responsibility include: 

  • Student accommodation
  • Enrolment reporting and projections
  • Determine need for modular classrooms and preparation of plans for relocations
  • Identification of sites for alternative and special needs programs
  • Collaborate with Learning Services staff in support of new focus programs and to provide continued support to existing focus programs
  • Collaborate with Learning Services staff  to explore innovative and alternative educational programming (focus schools/magnet programs) in our division to ensure that we remain responsive to the needs and wants of our parents and students in regards to educational programs of choice
  • School closure and reopening
  • Prepare demographic reports that provide direction for future educational planning
  • Develop and review school boundaries and catchment areas
  • Liaison with the City of Edmonton, the province, neighboring school jurisdictions and other stakeholders in matters related to planning issues
  • Develop the division's Three Year Education Plan and Annual Education Results Report
  • Management and oversight of focus programs and programs of choice
  • Liaise and facilitate the operations of the Division’s athletic programs and the Alberta Schools’ Athletic Association
  • Planning and selection of future school building/parks sites in new neighbourhoods
  • Reviewing, rezoning and redistricting applications for potential impact on school/park sites
  • Administrating the Joint Use Agreement in partnership with Edmonton Public Schools, Conseil Scolaire Centre Nord (Francophone Board) and the City of Edmonton
  • Managing land allocation and disposition
  • Establishing standards for area, capacity and utilization of school facilities
  • Co-ordinating rentals in school facilities by community users
  • Administrating lease of surplus space in operational and non-operational schools
  • Developing the Division's Three Year Capital Plan & Ten Year Facility Plan
  • Facilitating and advising on playground development

Student Transportation Services

Provide students in our division with transportation services in a timely, safe, and effective manner.

Contact Information

General Inquiries 780 441-6010

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