Thursday, September 6, 2012
PEI Home & School Federation UPDATE
September 4, 2012
TO: Presidents/Co-Chairs/Members, Home and School Associations
FROM: Pam Montgomery, President, PEI Home and School Federation
Welcome to the 2012-2013 school year! On behalf of the PEI Home and School Federation (PEIHSF) board, I would like to say thank you for your involvement in and support of Home and School activities in your school communities. Over the coming year, we look forward to working with you and helping to strengthen the linkages among associations in the province. There are a number of things in the works to support you in your Home and School initiatives, including a refreshed website, Volunteer Training Workshops, Parent Engagement survey, our Semi-Annual meeting and more. Please share these provincial memos with everyone in your Association. To get us off to a quick start, it would be much appreciated if you could review the enclosed forms and upcoming event details, and respond to other information by the requested dates.
SPECIAL PARENT PRESENTATION by Dr. Avis Glaze
"Building Capacity to Improve Student Achievement"
Monday, Sept. 24/12, 7:00 p.m. Loyalist Inn, Summerside, PEI
Open to the Public. More info: http://www.avisglaze.ca/
FREE Leadership Training Workshops - Refreshments... Open to all volunteers
- Tuesday, Sept. 25 - Miscouche Consolidated, 6:30 p.m.
- Wednesday, Sept. 26 - Mount Stewart Consolidated, 6:30 p.m.
- Thursday, Sept. 27 - Prince Street Elementary, 6:30 p.m.
Call PEIHSF office to REGISTER by Friday, Sept. 21/12.
58th Semi-Annual Meeting - Thursday, Oct. 18/12, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m., NEW location - Kanata Community Centre, Kinkora. Discuss resolutions, educational topics with Hon. Alan McIsaac, Minister of Education & Early Childhood Development and Jane McMillan, English Language School Board Superintendent. More info to follow.
60 Years of Home and School in Prince Edward Island = 60th Anniversary AGM, April 13, 2013. Stay tuned for future announcements!
For more info, contact the provincial office:
Prince Edward Island Home and School Federation Inc.
Shirley Smedley Jay, Executive Director
PO Box 1012 Charlottetown PE C1A 7M4
Street deliveries: 40 Enman Crescent C1E 1E6
Phone: 620-3186 Fax: 620-3187
Toll Free: 1-800-916-0664 (PEI only)