Media


Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Foundation visit the Early Years Centre at New Germany Elementary School

NewGermany visit

(photo from left to right) Kerry McCuaig – Early Childhood Policy – Atkinson Centre – OISE; Donna Stapleton – Small World Learning Center – child care partner; Lisa Bennett – Parent Programs NGES – Better Together Family Resource Center; Karen Grandy – Public Health Nurse – New Germany; June McClellan – Early Years/Public School – Australia; Jane Bertrand – Program Director – Margaret & Wallace McCain Family Foundation; Jill Piers – DEECD Early Years Branch; Denise Stone – DEECD Early Years Branch; Crystal Martin – DEECD Early Years Branch; LynnAnne Snair – SSRSB ECE; Gillian Kiely – SSRSB ECE

Representatives from the Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Foundation enjoyed a visit with students and staff of the Early Years Centre located at New Germany Elementary School on Friday, September 25, 2015.

Read More >



Representatives from the Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Foundation Visit the Early Years Centre at East Antigonish Education Centre/Academy

September 2015

NS

(Pictured are Carolyn Webber, Lead Early Childhood Educator, Early Years Centre, East Antigonish Education Centre/Academy; Joanne Landry, Vice Principal, East Antigonish Education Centre/Academy; Jane Bertrand, Program Director, Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Foundation; June McLoughlin, Director of Family and Children's Services, Victoria, Australia; Denise Stone, Director, Early Years Integration and Community Development, Department of Education and Early Childhood Development; Kerry McCuaig, Fellow in Early Childhood Policy at the Atkinson Centre at Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto; Jim Keay, Principal, East Antigonish Education Centre/Academy; and Paul Landry, Director of Programs and Student Services, Strait Regional School Board.)

 

Representatives from the Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Foundation enjoyed a visit with students and staff of the Early Years Centre located at East Antigonish Education Centre/Academy in Monastery on Tuesday, September 22, 2015.

Read More >



Halifax School Board Calls for More Early Years Centres

MetroNewsSeptember 23, 2015 The benefits of the Early Years Centre at one Halifax school have some school board members hoping to see more funding to help others. During the first Halifax Regional School Board meeting of the year, the principal of Rockingstone Heights School and the lead for the Early...

Read More >



Halifax school board calls for more Early Years Centres

MetroNewsSeptember 23, 2015 The benefits of the Early Years Centre at one Halifax school have some school board members hoping to see more funding to help others. During the first Halifax Regional School Board meeting of the year, the principal of Rockingstone Heights School and the lead for the Early...

Read More >



School Boards – Expand Early Childhood Education

The Chronicle HeraldSeptember 22, 2015 Learning happens long before students take their first steps into their primary classroom on the first day of school. As parents and caregivers know, children start learning and observing the moment they are born. School boards across the province have shown their support for early...

Read More >