Home and School January Update

Posted on: December 21st, 2017 by Andrew MacDougald

Home and School News Update, January 2018

1. 2018 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 12,

2018. More details are online at: http://peihsf.ca/extramile

2. Resolutions: Affecting Change in PEI’s Education System

Resolutions submission deadline is January 31, 2018 for issues to be considered at the 65th Annual Meeting & Convention on April 8th, 2018. Assistance with writing resolutions is available. Contact the Federation office at (902) 620-3186 / 1-800-916-0664 / peihsf@edu.pe.ca

3. 2018 Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week

Teacher-Staff Appreciation Week will be celebrated February 12 – 16, 2018. Home and schools are encouraged to find ways of saying thank you to all staff members for the contributions they make to the lives of our children during this week.

4. President’s Reports

Presidents of Home and School Associations are asked to submit a one page annual report outlining your local Home and School Association’s activities for the 2017-2018 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. Please send your report to us at: peihsf@edu.pe.ca by February 28, 2018.

5. Save the date for Annual Meeting & Convention

The P.E.I. Home and School Federation will hold its 65th Annual Meeting & Convention on Saturday, April 14, 2018. All Home and Schoolers are invited to attend with each association asked to designate five attendees as your school’s voting delegates. You are encouraged to include teachers, administrators and staff as delegates.

EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION AWARD 2018 (CLOSES APRIL 30, 2018): Education 20/20 Inc. is offering an Excellence in Education Award in the amount of$2,500 for the purpose of supporting and encouraging a quality education for Prince Edward Islanders. More at: http://education2020.ca/

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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