Council for School Leadership

Upcoming Conference(s)

April 15 - 18, 2018  Banff Springs Hotel, Banff, Alberta, Canada

Link to the CSL Website

The Council for School Leadership (CSL) maintains a list of upcoming conferences on their ATA-hosted site.

Mission Statement 

The CSL is committed to the promotion and advancement of excellent practices in educational leadership.


The CSL supports the professional development of its members through the creation and delivery of a variety of events and activities. A special program acknowledging contributions to the field of educational administration recognizes and rewards excellence among members at both the local and provincial levels. CSL develops and maintains national and international links with other school administrator organizations. In addition, the CSL promotes lifelong learning and strives to maintain and foster close relationships with the colleges and universities of Alberta. To foster knowledge and professionalism in the field of educational administration, the CSL encourages and supports both theoretical and practical research.

An annual conference provides an excellent opportunity for networking and communication among members.


The CSL publishes The Leadership Times newsletter.

Council Fees

Learn more about joining CSL.

Contact information for the executive members of the Council for School Leadership is provided to assist the ATA in conducting its professional and business affairs.

Council for School Leadership

Council Executive

Thomas Midbo
Phone (bus): 780-781-1766
Maureen Ference
Phone (bus): 780-826-3323 
Fax: 780-826-2464
Barton Leibel
Phone (bus): 780-633-5110
Communications Officer
Joanne Pitman
Phone (bus): 403-528-6700 
Fax: 403-529-5339
Ulead Director
Randy Hetherington
Phone (bus): 780-967-2503 
Fax: 780-967-2660
ATA Staff Advisor
Jeff Johnson
Phone (bus): 780-447-9400 OR 1-800-232-7208 
Fax: 780-455-6481
PEC Liaison
Nancy Ball
Phone (bus): 780-743-8257