Superintendent Report

Published by Marjorie Graham [Marjorie Graham] on 03/31/2015 (31 reads)

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT
MARCH 2015

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Board Highlights

Published by Michelle MacLeod [Michelle MacLeod] on 06/04/2014 (794 reads)
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE REGULAR BOARD MEETING
North Highlands Elementary
May 26, 2014
On May 26, 2014 the Board met for their Regular monthly meeting.
Correspondence was received from the Department of Education regarding TCA projects.
A presentation was made by students of North Highlands Elementary. Grade Four student Ali MacKinnon, Grade Five student Rory MacKinnon and Grade Six student Emma MacKinnon did their speeches from the public speaking competition. They also had a bullying video from the 2/3 class and a nutrition video from the P/1 class.
The presentations were excellent and very informative.
Mr. Ambrose White, Superintendent followed up with his report. (posted on the Board website) Highlights of his report included The Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board welcomes Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, Karen Casey, on May 29th. Minister Casey will visit with the Board and discuss issues, concerns, trends and other topics. She will also be here to open the NSSBA Annual Meeting. I will be visiting schools with Minister Casey on Friday morning, May 30th. We will visit several schools within our Board, and I look forward to the opportunity.
The Minister announced another Schools Plus site for our Board to be located at John Bernard Croak School. This announcement took place on Friday, May 23, and this is once again providing a wonderful service to students and families in the Glace Bay area. Our site at Sherwood Park Education Centre has proven to be an extremely valuable program, and I am confident the new site in Glace Bay will be likewise. We hope to open a third site in the Northside area in the future to service Victoria County as well.
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Administrative Postings Posted by Leanne Marcil (March 31, 2015 10:10:am)

The Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board calls for applications for the following administrative position:

 Acting Director of Programs & Student Services                 

Reporting directly to the Superintendent of Schools, the Director of Programs & Student Services has overall responsibility for all educational programs and educational services to students and teachers including but not limited to curriculum development, implementation and evaluation; continuous school improvement; all areas of student services; race relations, cross-cultural understanding and human rights; student assessment; student attendance and discipline; professional development and in-servicing of teachers.  The Director is responsible to take the lead on any new initiatives in the area of Programs and Student Services, to liaise with the Department of Education on matters related to programs and student services and to facilitate the roll out of the Minister's Action Plan. 



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Looking Inward Posted by Paul Oldford (October 2, 2013 1:30:pm)

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“Looking Inward” is a candid review of the board challenges to guide public consultation.  We invite you to read this document and forward your comments to the CBVRSB at lookinginward@cbvrsb.ca or by writing to us at:

Cape Breton – Victoria Regional School Board
275 George Street,
Sydney ,N.S.

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GRADE LEVEL CONFIGURATION TRANSITION PLAN Posted by Michelle MacLeod (January 14, 2015 1:20:am)

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  8. STUDENT ORIENTATION
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  10. LOGISTICS
  11. OTHER CONSIDERATIONS
  12. KEY TIMELINES

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This document is intended to provide a plan to guide the transition of grade level configuration within the CB-VRSB from the current configurations; P-6 elementary schools, 7-9 junior high schools, and 10- 12 high schools;  to a middle school grade level configuration consisting of P-5 elementary schools, 6-8 middle schools , and 9- 12 high schools.



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