What We Do
AAISA leads and facilitates professional excellence in the Alberta settlement sector through the provision of diverse professional development opportunities. Our Learning and Professional Development department proudly offers a multiplicity of training to through online, in-person, and blended learning options to settlement professionals in Alberta, across the Prairies, and the Northern Territories region. Moving forward, our department is eager to broaden the online delivery of courses across the region and continue to champion the growth, professionalism, and standards of excellence in the settlement and integration sector in Alberta and the region at large.
Our goal is to develop and improve our educational programming and learning resources to build capacity within settlement agencies/organizations. AAISA curriculum undergoes ongoing validation and revisions to meet current learning needs identified by the Professional Standards and Certification Committee. Our Research and Policy department also supports ongoing curriculum development by identifying emerging issues and trends through stakeholder-informed research.