November 15 - 17, 2019

Location: The Westin Edmonton - 10135 - 100 Street
Speaker:  ValLimar Jansen

CREATED, TRANSFORMED, FILLED &

SENT BY GOD’S LOVE

Using her unique style of storytelling, music and inspirational message, ValLimar will lead participants through a journey in which they meet people of Holy Scripture and Roman Catholic tradition. ValLimar shares new thoughts and applications to catechize and evangelize in our challenging world, through the Arts and the sheer beauty of the Word of God.


vallimarBlessed with an extraordinary voice, ValLimar Jansen is a highly regarded inspirational/catechetical speaker, singer, composer and recording artist. She is also a college professor, a leader of worship and prayer, and a workshop presenter at conferences across the US and abroad. ValLimar has a long history of singing sacred music, starting from the age of five. She received most of her training in music and performance from Howard University in Washington, DC. She holds professional degrees in the arts from California State University, San Bernardino, and the University of California, Santa Barbara.

ValLimar sings a broad range of styles from traditional to contemporary. In 2005, she released her first solo collection, You Gotta Move. Other collections include Anointing, Psalms from the Soul and Give God the Glory. Her most recent collection, Spirit & Soul, features popular contemporary songs from fellow Spirit & Song composers produced and sung with ValLimar's signature style.

ValLimar tours regionally, nationally and internationally as an inspirational speaker, author, storyteller, psalmist, song leader, principal vocalist and emcee. ValLimar has been a keynote speaker and presenter at many major events. She participated in several events, concerts and catechetical sites during World Youth Day 2019, which took place in Panama City, Panama. ValLimar is an excellent choice for concerts and faith formation workshops. She works with youth and educators on the subjects of music and liturgy.

ValLimar composes much of her music with the help of her husband, Frank. They live in California and have three children.

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Pre-Conference/AGM Workshop:  

Engaging Government 

with Dr. Robert Murray

Friday, November 15, 2019
The Westin Edmonton - Manitoba Room

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The Westin Edmonton guest room block is now open.

You can reserve rooms by calling 1-800-937-8461. To receive the group rate, delegates must identify themselves as Alberta Catholic School Trustees’ Association (ACSTA) delegates.  Both the ACSTA and ASBA blocks are merged for booking purposes so delegates do not need to book 2 rooms in separate blocks. You simply need to ask for the ACSTA block and you will be able to book multiple nights.  Please note that a maximum of 9 rooms can be booked at one time when calling.

As it has been the practice, a deposit equal to (1) night room and tax is required at the time of booking in order to secure a reservation. Deposits paid by individuals are refundable if notice is received by The Westin at least 14 days prior to arrival and a cancellation number is obtained.