Superintendent’s Report to the Board of School District No. 46 (Sunshine Coast)

November 8th, 2017

1. Students

a. Collaborating About Math in Primary (CAMP) has begun with many teachers registering. CAMP follows a model similar to the Collaborating About Reading Engagement (CARE) program for reading.

b. Grade 7 students from across the district enjoyed some excellent soccer at the annual post Hallowe’en Sugar Bowl!

c. Elementary students from across the district trained at their schools and then enjoyed two well organized Cross Country Running events at Clif Gilker Park and in Gibsons.

d. The Train in Trades (formerly ACE-IT) programs running this year include Auto technician (through the year), culinary (First Semester) and Carpentry (Second Semester)

2. Staff

a. Teachers Empowering Teachers Through Technology (TETT) Project has restarted this year to provide support to teachers using an innovative collaborative model.

b. SPARK! Programs are starting soon! Parents learn all about how to support their child’s learning at home.

c. Training will continue this year for Zones of Regulation to help our staff and students manage themselves in challenging interpersonal struggles.

3. Community

a. District Community Schools have the opportunity to apply for a United Way of the Lower Mainland grant to support after school programming.

b. The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) will be working with Langdale Elementary and Pender Harbour Elementary/ Secondary to develop a solar energy research project.

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