Parent Leadership Grant Recipients 2014-2015

Here are the “webstories” from our 2014-2015 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

Amherst Cove Consolidated

Science Exploration Night

Provide the possibility for families to explore and learn science, math, technology and engineering through play.

Cardigan Elementary

Engaging Parents

Building on the success of previous years’ project, art workshops were organized for parents and students.

Donagh Regional

Make with Me and Magic

Workshops for parents and students on reading, problem solving and teamwork.

Eliot River Elementary

Having Fun with Math at Home and School

Session where parents will learn about elementary math and how they can assist their children offered with teachers and departmental math specialists.

Ecole Evangeline

Proud of my French Heritage

Provide parents an opportunity to understand their involvement in preserving, validating and transferring French language, culture and heritage to their children.

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.

Greenfield Elementary

Health Fair

Host a Health Fair that will include all aspects of healthy living and wellness, for example: hand washing, dental health, mental health, yoga/mediation, healthy lunches and many others topics.

Kensington Intermediate &
Senior High

Graduation Guide for Parents and Students: Scholarship & Bursary Booklet

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

M.E.Callaghan Intermediate

Cyber awareness: Keeping parents in the loop

Organize an evening with information sessions for parents on cyber awareness and cyber safety.

Montague Consolidated

Making Connections

Host several activities including a parent survey, a technology club and a supper club.

Parkdale Elementary

Student Authors

The creation of a published book of students’ writing to share with parents and the community.

Queen Charlotte Intermediate

Homework Tool Kit

To create a homework “toolbox” for parents with strategies, tools, techniques, and sources to best assist/support their children’s learning. 

Queen Elizabeth Elementary

Family Games Night

Promote parent involvement in their children’s learning through participation in family fun activities with a focus on math outcomes.

Somerset Elementary

Super Fun Family Night

Offer an educational and entertaining opportunity for parents to share their talents and expertise with the Somerset School community.

Souris Regional

Bullying Awareness & Prevention

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

Stratford Elementary

Hands on Workshop

Organize a session for parents to learn mental math strategies learned in the classroom in order to understand and practice math techniques at home.

Spring Park Elementary

Multicultural Fair

Opportunity for the school community to learn about the many cultures present in the school.  In partnership with PEI Association of Newcomers to Canada.

Stonepark Intermediate

Food For Thought- Nutritional Videos

To educate and engage families on a variety of nutritional topics delivered through YouTube.

Vernon River Consolidated

Creating Connections

Sessions on academics, health and wellness, creativity and career awareness that both connect and inform parents.

West Kent Elementary

Mindfulness for Parents and Children

To introduce the concept and foundations of mindfulness to families.

West Royalty Elementary

Helping children cope with anxiety

Provide an opportunity for parents to learn more about coping strategies for anxiety.

Westisle Composite High

Parent Information Night

Organize a series of sessions on a variety of topics including mental health, nutrition, cyber-bullying and mathematics.

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