Be the Voice of Our Schools ~
“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest,” Benjamin Franklin
Congratulations to all of our candidates for this year's school board trustee elections! Thank you for taking the time and interest to be an important voice in advocating for our students and public education for Grande Yellowhead Public School Division.
Election Day is Monday, October 16, 2017.
NEW! Notice of Election
Grande Yellowhead is offering electors the opportunity to vote in this year's election by special mail-in voting.
Qualifications to vote by Special (Mail-in) Ballot are:
- Physical incapacity to attend voting station
- Absence from the local jurisdiction during advanced vote and election day
In order to receive your Special (Mail-in) Ballot please submit an application in writing to Juha Karen by mail or in person at
Education Services Centre, 3656 1 Avenue, Edson, Ab T7E 1S8 between the hours of 8am and 4:30pm, Monday to Friday, excluding statutory holidays. Please note that the office is also closed from 12 noon to 1pm each day.
Helpful Hint for our Future Trustees
We have put together a helpful New Candidate Handbook that outlines a lot more information for you to learn about trusteeship. You can also contact us to arrange for a hard copy to be mailed to you or picked up at our Education Services Centre in Edson. We also encourage candidates to contact Juha Karén, Assistant Superintendent of Business Services, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 1.780.723.4471 or 1.800.723.2564 if you still have some questions. Good luck!