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Meet Dr. Demetrios Nicolaides: Alberta's New Minister of Education

As we welcome a new academic year filled with fresh beginnings and opportunities, we also extend warm welcomes to our new Minister of Education, The Honourable Demetrios Nicolaides, PhD, ECA.

Get to Know Dr. Nicolaides

The Minister has shared a letter with families outlining the government's plans to forge a path of success for all students in the province. A few key highlights of his vision for education include:

  • Reinforced Financial Backing: To facilitate a robust educational foundation.
  • An Increase in School Staffing: Ensuring our students always have a support system at hand.
  • Mental Health Initiatives: Providing nurturing environments to foster mental well-being.
  • Focus on Early Literacy and Numeracy: Pioneering initiatives to guide our young students to success.

We encourage all families to take a moment to acquaint themselves with the Minister's full vision by reading the detailed letter: 

Minister Nicolaides's Back-to-School Letter

We're looking forward to working closely with the Ministry to make it a wonderful school year. 

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