• Grand Erie Launches Video Series Showcasing Equity

    Grand Erie Launches Video Series Showcasing Equity

    In 2016, Grand Erie approved a new strategic direction that guides the work that the school board is doing. At the centre of this Multi-Year Plan is the goal of Success for Every Student.


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  • When you're ready to let them go, we'll be here to welcome them.

    When you're ready to let them go, we'll be here to welcome them.

    Click here for more information on how to register for Kindergarten.

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  • Special Education feedback survey

    Special Education feedback survey

    At Grand Erie, we believe all children have individual learning needs. Some children have exceptional learning needs, and may require additional resources to reach their learning potential.


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  • 2017-18 Annual Director’s Report for the Grand Erie District School Board

    2017-18 Annual Director’s Report for the Grand Erie District School Board

    The Annual Director’s Report provides an opportunity for us to share and celebrate with our community the many accomplishments, events, activities and initiatives that took place throughout our board during the past 12 months.


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“We understand the complexity and the intersection of a student’s behaviour compared to what’s going on in their life,” Bibby says of the research and evidence-based approaches her team takes with students and cannabis, and on all matters. “Any discipline should be with the end result of helping to support a student, and helping support a behaviour change.”
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“The drum is the only instrument on the planet that is universal to every nation, race, and peoples,” says Oscar De Los Santos as he demonstrates to students and staff the sound and vibration emanating from a traditional frame drum. “It connects us to our ancestors, and it connects us to the heartbeat of the earth.”
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Dr. Jean Clinton, clinical professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neuroscience’s Division of Child Psychiatry at McMaster University, is coming to Cobblestone Elementary School on April 30 to speak at a free event for Grand Erie parents titled The Student Brain Under Construction.

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  • Achievement

    Achievement

    We will set high expectations for our students and staff. We will monitor, measure and reflect on our outcomes.

    Goals:

    • Increase staff understanding of effective instruction and assessment in literacy and numeracy.
    • Increase student understanding of effective learning strategies and how to use them.
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  • Well-Being

    Well-Being

    We will create environments that are healthy and the recognize the well-being of mind, body, emotion, and spirit of students and staff.

    Goals:

    • Staff, students, and parents will promote health and well-being and will know how to access supports when needed
    • Create and promote an enabling environment where all students can participate fully in their education
    • Accessible work sites and programs will be available to students, staff, and families
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  • Community

    Community

    We will foster and celebrate inclusive school communities to enhance the learning experiences of all students.

    Goals:

    • Facilitate opportunities for the use of strategies to encourage and support family involvement in our schools and learning at home
    • Develop a process to formally integrate and celebrate the partners whose contributions enhance the learning experiences of our students
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  • Technology

    Technology

    We will provide secure and reliable learning environments that will allow students and staff to use technology in an effective and seamless manner.

    Goals:

    • Provide an up-to-date technology infrastructure that meets the needs of classrooms, administration, and departments
    • Optimize our data systems to ensure that information is accurate, reliable and easily accessible
    • Increase staff knowledge of the technology available for teaching, learning, and workplace applications
    • Develop measurements to better understand the impact of the Educational Technology Initiative on staff and student learning
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  • Equity

    Equity

    We will promote practices that help students, families, and staff feel safe, welcomed, and included.

    Goals:

    • Decrease the incidence of bullying among students
    • Increase the sense of belonging among students
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  • Environment

    Environment

    We will ensure that students and staff have a safe and welcoming environment in which to learn and work.

    Goals:

    • Ensure continuity of services and programs
    • Improve energy and environmental conservation at all sites
    • Make the best use of space in schools
    • Create learning spaces to reflect current teaching and learning needs
    • Build a culture of care and respect in all schools and workplaces
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