Parent Leadership Grant Recipients 2013-2014

Here are the “Webstories” from our 2013-2014 Parent Leadership Grant, small grants awards to local home and schools to engage in parent leadership and engagement projects with the parents and guardians in their school.

School

Project Name

Parental Leadership Activity

Belfast Consolidated

“Family Math Night”

Organize a math games night for parents with Math Consultants with the ELSB.

Cardigan Elementary

“Engaging Parents -Art and Math”

Organize math workshop with curriculum specialist for parents and sessions for parents and students with a focus on art.

Donagh Regional

“Math is Fun”

Organize a math night for parents and students with Math Consultants with the ELSB.

Ecole Francois Buote

Dream Big Through The Teen Years

Provide parents and secondary students with tools and encouragement to assist in the formation of francophone cultural identity.

Glen Stewart Primary

“Numeracy Resource Week”

Create numeracy resource material for parents and host an information session for parents with a focus on numeracy.

Greenfield Elementary

The Home and School Connection

Host of variety of activities to enrich parents with knowledge of resources and information on ways to support children.

Gulf Shore Consolidated

“Library Renewal Project”

To provide parents an opportunity to participate in a vital resource in the school, the library.

L.M. Montgomery Elementary

“Comprehension Support Night”

Organize professional development sessions for parents with a focus on literacy.

La Belle Cloche

Promoting Science. Technology, Engineering and Math

Sessions on “How to Build a Computer” using Kano models for parents and children to enrich understanding and excitement for Science, Technology, Engineering & Math.

M.E. Callaghan Intermediate

“Book Room Parental Resources”

To provide lending resources for parents on topics of bullying, drug and alcohol awareness and sexuality.

Montague Regional High

“Graduation Guide for Students and Parents”

Produce a guide with resources available for students pursuing post secondary studies and their families.

Mt. Stewart Consolidated

“Math Curriculum and Math Fun Night”

Organize math workshop and math games with curriculum specialist for children and parents.

O'Leary Elementary

“Homework Habits”

To provide families with information on homework.

Queen Charlotte Intermediate

“How can we understand new math?”

Organize a session with grade 9 math teachers where parents learn of learning outcomes, strategies and supports.

Queen Elizabeth Elementary

“What it means to be an Islander”

A multigenerational project around the theme “What it means to be an Islander?”.

Souris Regional

“Souris Consolidated Family Literacy Night”

Organize professional development sessions for parents and students with a focus on literacy.

Southern Kings Consolidated

“Healthy School Environment”

Organize professional development sessions for parents with a focus on building healthy relationships in our school.

Vernon River Consolidated

“Positive Parent Communication

Organized sessions on “Positive Parent Communications” with sessions entitled The Power of Communication”, “The Power of Understanding” & “The Power of Fun”.

West Royalty Elementary

“Starting the Conversation around Drugs and Alcohol”

To provide information and tools for conversations regarding drugs, alcohol and youth addiction.

Westisle Regional High

“Graduation Guide for Students and Parents”

Publish a guide with resources available for students pursuing post secondary studies and their families.

Westwood Primary

“Lego Robotics and Raspberry Pi - What is is all about?”

Provide an opportunity for parents and children to explore fun scientific and project-based technologies.

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