2 February, 2017 13:50


1. The Guardian publishes a monthly Home and School news column

Remember to say thank you: Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week will be celebrated Feb. 13-17

Written by Lisa MacDougall, President PEI Home and School Federation

2. Annual Book of Reports

The Annual Book of Reports is being compiled for circulation at the Annual Meeting in April. Presidents are asked to submit your Home and School Association’s Annual Report to the Federation by: Friday, February 17, 2017. Contact the Federation office for assistance. You can find a report template online at: http://peihsf.ca/content/template-presidents-annual-reports

3. Home & School Volunteer Award / Life Membership Recognition

Each year at the Annual Meeting & Convention, a Home & School volunteer is recognized for their volunteer efforts in their association and at their local school. Associations may nominate a Home and School member for the 2017 Volunteer of the Year Award by compiling a nomination and sending to the Federation office by: March 3, 2017. You will find the criteria attached to this email and also online at:

4. Learning Partners Advisory Council releases first report….
The Learning Partners Advisory Council releases first report, a discussion paper entitled:

Ambition, Excellence and Prosperity: Priorities and Directions for Learning
In November 2015 the Government of Prince Edward Island announced the establishment of three new groups to advise it on matters of education and learning. One of these groups, the Learning Partners Advisory Council, is charged with taking a broad look at learning throughout the lifespan from birth to the senior years. Its 25 members have been asked to advise government on policies, programs and strategies needed to support Islanders’ learning
throughout our lives.” You may review the report and provide feedback to the Council. Find the report online at: https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/publication/ambition-excellence-and-prosperity-priorities-and-directions-learning

****Save the AGM date:PEI Home and School Federation’s 64th Annual Meeting & Convention Saturday, April 8, 2017

****Computing & Robotics Kits

The Robotics Kits (14) can be borrowed by your Home & School Association or school representative. For more information and to reserve the Computing and Robotics Kit to use at your school, phone 1-800-916-0664 / 902-620-3186 or email: peihsf


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