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About Us

We are proud employees of school jurisdictions, colleges, universities, trade schools and the provincial government. ​ The Executive of the Association is made up of Directors elected at the Annual General Meeting from the membership at large. 
Through an initiative of the staff of Alberta Education, AEFAA was formed in 1971, and achieved recognition as a Society in 1974.


President's Message

With the 2022-2023 school year upon us, I hope that everyone was able to find some time between projects this summer to rest and relax with their loved ones. This new school year brings with it a renewed optimism that a full return to normalcy is finally here.


The Spring Conference at the Cambridge in Red Deer was once again a great success. Although attendance was down from our pre-pandemic levels, we did see a healthy jump from our 2021 conference in October. Thank you to all who attended. The trade show and all sessions were well attended and informative. It was great to see new members at the event in Red Deer as the networking and learning opportunities that happen at these events is invaluable. We look forward to our next spring conference in beautiful Kananaskis in May.


The Fall workshop will be held at the Jasper Park Lodge on October 12, 13 and 14. There will be a smaller, more intimate trade show on the 12th, with an all-day session from SAIT on the 13th. The Friday morning session will have Marsh insurance doing a presentation followed up with a Q and A around the changes in our insurance requirements. Registration will be sent out by Alan in the early fall.


As president of the AEFAA I am continuing to try and increase our exposure to other fraternities (CASS, ASBOA)  to help support our membership drive. With so many new directors and managers, it is important for the AEFAA to reach out and explain how the workshops and sessions we provide are of great value and help our membership perform their duties to the best of their abilities.


Tammy Parry and Robert Krahn were able to attend the EFMA spring conference this spring which allowed Robert to start the conversation again with the EFMA executive around joint certification. This has been an ongoing effort by Robert to put more value and recognition in our potential interprovincial certification.


In closing I’d like to wish everyone a safe and productive school year. Our goal in the Facilities Department is to maintain safe and functional schools that allow for optimal learning environments for our students.


Have a great year!


Mission & Values

Our mission statement reflects the objective of our society, namely: "to work in partnership with Alberta school divisions in providing safe and caring learning environments."

AEFAA's objectives are achieved by conducting workshops and an annual conference focusing on topics relevant to the professional development of our members.

  • Professional and Ethical Service

  • Continuing Education

  • Safe and Efficient Environments

  • Collaboration / Networking

  • Promoting Industry Excellence

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