Twenty-six playground projects across Alberta that had not previously been funded will now move forward thanks to a boost of $5 million.
Minister LaGrange was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta on April 16, 2019, as the MLA for Red Deer North.
A wife, mother of seven, and proud grandmother of three, LaGrange understands the importance of the role that parents play in the development of children. She has an extensive career in helping those Albertans who face physical and mental disabilities, earning her Diploma in Rehabilitative Studies from Humber College in 1981.
LaGrange also has a pedigree as an entrepreneur, owning a trucking company, as well as running a family farm.
Adriana LaGrange was appointed as Alberta’s Education Minister on April 30, 2019. Serving as a Trustee of the Red Deer Catholic Regional School Division for more than 11 years, LaGrange is well positioned to understand the unique needs of the education system. She is committed to the development of a modern curriculum to prepare Alberta’s next generation with the skills they need to succeed.
Minister of Education Adriana LaGrange issued the following statement on World Catholic Education Day.
The province has released the final report of an independent review of the Calgary Board of Education and the board has been issued a ministerial order with 19 recommendations to improve its governance and financial management.
An unprecedented investment in school maintenance and renewal projects will create jobs and support Alberta’s economic recovery.
A new task force has been struck to provide recommendations on the future of student transportation across the province.
While teacher-directed at-home learning continues for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year, the province is engaging the education system on a re-entry plan.
Red Deer construction workers are keeping busy with capital maintenance and renewal upgrades at the Red Deer Provincial Building.
Five new Alberta schools are on track to begin construction this fall as government invites industry to design and build the facilities.