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Wednesday, November 2, 2011

PEI Home and School Federation UPDATE - November 2011

1.      NEW!   PARENT LEADERSHIP GRANTS
The PEI Home and School Federation announced a new "Parent Leadership Grant" program at its recent Semi-Annual Meeting, Oct. 18th.   More info: http://www.edu.pe.ca/peihsf/ ....KIT...

2.      SCHOOL GOVERNANCE COMMISSION
The Education Governance Commission released Charting the Way, a Discussion Paper on Oct. 27/11 and is seeking Islanders' Views on how the education system should be governed.  Put this item on your next meeting’s agenda for discussion.  Home and Schools on Twitter may want to "follow" the @peihsf account, and send us your local's Twitter account name so that we can follow the Home and School conversation. The Commission's website is linked to our Home Page at: http://www.edu.pe.ca/peihsf/

3.      MEMBERSHIP FEES DUE November 30th
Please check with your treasurer to see if she/he has paid your Home and School Association  membership fees to the Federation.  Make cheques payable to:  PEIHSF Mail to:  PO Box 1012 Charlottetown PEI C1A 7M4 Click here for Fee Form: www.edu.pe.ca/peihsf/documents/Membership%20Form%202009-10.pdf

4.      "HOME & SCHOOL & YOU" News Column
Written by Owen Parkhouse, President, PEI Home and School Federation and published in The Guardian newspaper on the first Wednesday of the month. Click here for full column:  http://www.edu.pe.ca/peihsf/featured.html

5.      RESOLUTIONS
The PEI Home and School Federation supports/promotes equal opportunity for all students in the education system by passing pertinent resolutions at our AGM.  It’s time to consider issues that may require a system change.  Learn more about how to write a resolution. Call 620-3186 or click here:  www.edu.pe.ca/peihsf/write_resolution.html

Community News....

  • I’m Thumbody - Grade 3 self-esteem program will begin in West Prince area schools over the next month. Contact Lori Morris for more info 628-3650 communications@cmha.pe.ca
  • Media Awareness Network launched Privacy Pirates, a new interactive resource to teach children about online privacy. http://www.media-awareness.ca/english/games/index.cfm

For further information, contact the PEIHSF office
Ph: 620-3186/1-800-916-0664  Fax: 620-3187
(E): peihsf@edu.pe.ca   Web: www.edu.pe.ca/peihsf

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