Below you will find information and resources for students who are interested in starting or maintaining a GSA club at their school.
GSA Club Application
If you or your school is unable to find a GSA/QSA club sponsor, the Government of Alberta will appoint a suitable club sponsor. Applications for a GSA/QSA club sponsor outside your school staff can be done using this Liaison Appointment Form.
Alberta Ministry of Education: Information for principals on supporting GSAs in your school
Recommendations for GSA Club Application
TIP: Send your application request via email and keep records of communication with your school staff during application process. It is helpful to give your school staff a timeline in which they must reply/approve your proposed GSA club. Check to see how long to application process takes for other clubs in your school and use the same timeline.
Here are more tips for working with teachers and staff to create a GSA at your school
Alberta Teachers’ Association FAQ:
GSAs and QSAs
Government of Alberta’s
Student Guide to Setting Up A GSA
Calgary Sexual Health Centre FAQ:
Understanding Alberta Education’s LGBTQ Guidelines
FAQs about GSAs