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

September 2015

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(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.  This visit is part of a provincial tour of all eight Early Years Centres in Nova Scotia and provided an opportunity to learn more about the programs and services being offered to families as well as plans for the future.   Special guests attending included Jane Bertrand, Program Director, Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Foundation; June McLoughlin, Director of Family and Children’s Services, Doveton, Australia; Kerry McCuaig, Fellow in Early Childhood Policy, Atkinson Centre, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto and founder of Toronto First Duty; Denise Stone, Director of Early Years Integration and Community Development, Early Years Branch of the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.

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