25 November, 2015 15:09
HOME AND SCHOOL NEWS UPDATE
1. Extra Mile Award
Nominate a school staff person (i.e. teacher, education assistant, custodian) for the PEI Home and School Federation’s Extra Mile Award by January 9, 2016.
More details are on-line at: http://peihsf.ca/content/awards
Local home and school associations are asked to consider issues needing change in PEI’s education system and encouraged to write a resolution on that issue by referring to our peihsfcoordinator 620-3186 / 1-800-916-0664.
3. The Learning Partnership, District Advisory Councils and Home and School
On November 5th, Premier MacLauchlan announced changes to the way education is governed and organized in Prince Edward Island. The new model will include Family of Schools District Advisory Councils and will consist of one representative from each home and school association in the family. Read more at: http://peihsf.ca/change
4. English Language School Board
Next School Board meeting will be held on December 8, 2015, 6:00 p.m. at the School Board office on 288 MacEwen Road, Summerside.
5. Mark your 2016 calendars
Annual Meeting & Conference, Saturday, April 11, 2015, Rodd Charlottetown Hotel.
Other Community News….
· Education 2020 Award – Nominations are now open for the 2016 Excellence in Education Award. This time, for the nature and extent to which technology is used to enhance learning. Information about the Award, including award criteria, is available on our website www.education2020.ca.
Best wishes to you and your families for this
Christmas holiday season and in the New Year 2016!
Prince Edward Island Home and School Federation Inc.
Shirley Smedley Jay, Executive Director
PO Box 1012 Charlottetown PE C1A 7M4
Street deliveries only: 40 Enman Crescent C1E 1E6
Phone: 620-3186 Fax: 620-3187
Toll Free: 1-800-916-0664 (PEI only)
“I must do something” always solves more problems than “Something must be done.” ~Author Unknown