“Revised” Home and School News – January 2017

Home and School News – January 2017

1. 2017 Extra Mile Awards

Nominate a school staff person (i.e. teacher, education / admin assistant, custodian) for the

PEI Home and School Federation’s Extra Mile Award. Submission deadline is: January 13,

2017. More details are online at:

2. Affecting Change in PEI’s Education System

Resolutions submission deadline is January 31, 2017 for issues to be considered
at the 2017 Annual Meeting & Convention on April 8th. Assistance with writing resolutions is
available online at http://peihsf.ca/agm/resolutions or from the Federation office at

peihsf or (902) 620-3186 / 1-800-916-0664.

3. Parent Leadership Grants

The Parent Leadership Grant Program final deadline for this school year is: January 27, 2017.
The application is online at:
http://peihsf.ca/content/parent-leadership-grants

4. 2017 Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week

Teacher-Staff Appreciation Week will be celebrated February 13 – 17, 2017! Home and schools
are encouraged to find ways of saying thank you to administrators, teachers, and staff for the
contributions they make to the lives of our children during this week.

5. President’s Annual Reports

Presidents are asked to submit a one page Annual Report outlining your local Home and School
Association’s activities for the 2016-2017 school year. These reports are inserted into the Annual
Book of Reports. If you have questions and/or need assistance, contact the Federation office at:
620-3186 / 1-800-916-0664.
ACTION Presidents: E-mail your report to peihsf by February 17, 2017.

Other information…..

Interesting TED Talks for parents and teachers:

~~~Every child deserves a champion!

http://www.ted.com/talks/rita_pierson_every_kid_needs_a_champion#t-105271

~~~How to fix a broken education system without any more money
http://www.ted.com/talks/seema_bansal_how_to_fix_a_broken_education_system_without_any_more_money

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)
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