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EducationMatters Calgary's Trust for Public Education - 20 Years

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EducationMatters Calgary's Trust for Public Education - 20 Years

EducationMatters, supporting Calgary students from classrooms into careers since 2003

By | April 20, 2023

As Calgary’s trust for public education, EducationMatters has been a vanguard in encouraging career pathways for students, going all the way back to 2003 with the EducationMatters Career Pathways Endowment Fund.

Support Your School via Text Message

By | September 26, 2022

Big news for Calgary Board of Education schools for the 2022/2023 school year! Thanks to the generosity of Calgary-based digital agency Mobility Quotient, CBE schools will have access to Text to Donate all year round. Over 475 donations were made via Text to Donate during our inaugural Loonies for Literacy campaign, and due to that  Continue Reading »

Literacy support is “close to the heart” for Mobility Quotient

By | May 4, 2022

We are excited to announce Mobility Quotient as the title sponsor for Education Matters’ Loonies for Literacy! Mobility Quotient has donated $25,000 in support of Calgary schools, students, and teachers who will benefit from this initiative. Loonies for Literacy launched April 23, 2022 on Canada Book Day. Why Loonies for Literacy is so important to  Continue Reading »

Support Student Literacy with Your Gift-Giving this Holiday Season

By | December 1, 2021

EducationMatters has two ways to help you do your holiday shopping while supporting students this year! For $20 you can dedicate a library book to the individual(s) of your choice, and to the school of your choice. You will be invited to send an e-card (for immediate or delayed delivery) at the time of donation  Continue Reading »

Curls and Coils for Cosmetology

By | November 9, 2021

Thanks to passionate Calgary public school students, EducationMatters is launching a new fundraising campaign to provide textured hair mannequins for cosmetology students in Calgary Board of Education (CBE) schools. In 2020 Calgary students identified a lack of diversity in their Cosmetology Curriculum and requested a change in the way that their classes were taught.  Thanks  Continue Reading »

ABEEL Shaping the Future Sponsorship Awards

By | November 9, 2021

EllisDon’s Alliance of Black Employee Experience and Leadership (ABEEL) Student Awards are back for a second year. The Shaping the Future Sponsorship Awards are intended to support BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Colour) students who are ready to step up and make an impact when it comes to making Canada more inclusive. The program encourages students  Continue Reading »