We were thrilled to celebrate the student success donors like you make possible for Calgary Board of Education students. On November 16, 2017, we gathered at Fort Calgary with a fantastic community of EducationMatters supporters, donors, volunteers, teachers, and students.


Nelson Mandela High School Banners
Thanks to Nelson Mandela High School for lending us some of these amazing banners to display. The banners were a collaboration between students and artist in residence Mikhail Miller.

Donor appreciation event attendees
It was a full house. Pleased to have Calgary Board of Education Trustees Richard Hehr, Lisa Davis, and Marilyn Dennis in attendance.

Sherwood School Musical Theater
Thanks to students and staff from the Sherwood School Musical Theatre program for putting on a fantastic performance for everyone in attendance.

Kris Reinhardt
Kris Reinhardt, Principal of Westview School, speaks about the life-changing impacts donors are making on some of our most vulnerable and at-risk students.

Andrew Phung, from the hit CBC series Kim’s Convenience, was a fantastic host for this year’s event. Andrew spoke about his own personal connections to empowering youth.

Dr. Gereluk
Dr. Dianne Gereluk, from the University of Calgary’s Werklund School of Education, gave an informative presentation about re-imagining the future of the teaching profession.

Mike Shaikh
EducationMatters Board of Governors Chair, Mike Shaikh, speaks about the impacts of education.