Education and Early Childhood Development http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia.html Education and Early Childhood Development New school using New Brunswick curriculum officially opened in China http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.01.2018-01-18_01.jpg.html Lt.-Gov. Jocelyne Roy Vienneau and Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet helped officially open the new Fuzhou Concord College of Sino-Canada, a school offering the New Brunswick curriculum. Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0300 Middle class to receive more financial support for child care http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.01.2018-01-17_02.jpg.html The provincial government announced today that families with children aged five and under attending a designated New Brunswick Early Learning Centre will not pay more than 20 per cent of their income for child care. From left: Moncton Mayor Dawn Arnold; Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick president and CEO Liane Roy; federal Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor; Premier Brian Gallant; Finance Minister Cathy Rogers; Moncton East MLA Monique LeBlanc; and Post-Secondary Education Minister Roger Melanson. Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0300 Early Learning and Child Care Action Plan released http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2018.01.2018-01-11_01.jpg.html The provincial government has released its Early Learning and Child Care Action Plan, Everyone at their best… from the start: Early Learning and Child Care Action Plan, which details how the government will make investments to transform the system. From left: deputy premier Stephen Horsman; Scott Duguay, president of the board of directors at L’Envolée daycare; Vicky Fraser, director of L’Envolée daycare; and Premier Brian Gallant. Thu, 11 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0300 Poster for 29th Provincial French Pride Week unveiled http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.12.2017-12-20_01.JPG.html The artwork and promotional poster for the 2018 Provincial French Pride Week were officially unveiled today at École Terre des Jeunes in Paquetville. In photo: Mélanie Gagnon, the school principal, (left) and artist Michelle Smith, along with some students. Wed, 20 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0300 New grants to boost early learning experiences for preschoolers http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.12.2017-12-07_01.jpg.html Operators of child care facilities will be eligible for $12.2 million in grants as part of a plan to designate hundreds of facilities as Early Learning Centres offering high-quality, inclusive and affordable services. Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny made the announcement today. Thu, 07 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Minister meets with early childhood stakeholders http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.11.2017-11-30_01.jpg.html Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny met today with Corinne Haché (right) and Pam Whitty (left), co-authors of the Child Care Task Force Report. Thu, 30 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0300 King Street Elementary School officially opens http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.11.2017-11-28_01.jpg.html Students and dignitaries participated in the official opening of King Street Elementary School on Monday, Nov. 27, in Miramichi. From left: Paula Hache, principal; Lisa McNeil, Susan McLenaghan and Beth McCarty, members of the Building a Future for our Children community group; Eileen Bowes, chair of Building a Future for our Children; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser; Mark Donovan, superintendent of the Anglophone North School District; Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny; Michael Mortlock, chair of the district education council; Miramichi Mayor Adam Lordon; Environment and Local Government Minister Serge Rousselle; and Kent North MLA Bertrand LeBlanc. Tue, 28 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Ring A Bell Campaign to promote positive mental health http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.11.2017-11-27_02.jpg.html The seventh annual Ring A Bell Campaign takes place from Nov. 27 to Dec. 1. Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny visited the Grade 5 students of Terry Fox Elementary School to talk about the campaign and the importance of mental health awareness. Mon, 27 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Official opening of Seaside Park Elementary School http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.11.2017-11-22_01.jpg.html The official opening of Seaside Park Elementary School was held on Tuesday, Nov. 21, in Saint John. Photo shows students from the school and, from left, Education and Early Childhood Minister Brian Kenny; Saint John Harbour MLA Ed Doherty; Gerry Mabey, member of the Anglophone South District Education Council; Premier Brian Gallant; Rob Fowler, chair of the district education council; Saint John Mayor Don Darling; Jocelyn Matt, vice-principal of the school; and Michelle Deschenes, principal of the school. Behind the dignitaries is the school choir. Wed, 22 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0300 2017 Minister’s Excellence in Education Awards (anglophone sector) http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.11.2017-11-20_02.jpg.html Twelve educators in the anglophone sector have been presented with Minister’s Excellence in Education Awards in recognition of their exceptional work. Front, from left: Tracey Furlotte; Judy Haley; Susie Collins; Jill Isherwood; and Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny. Back, from left: Sonya O’Donnell; Tracy Ross; Leisa Comeau; Julie Allain; Sondra Kitchen; Shelley O’Toole; and Valerie Marshall. Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0300 More students to visit legislature through Canada 150 initiative http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.11.2017-11-17_03.jpg.html A new Canada 150 initiative to support citizenship education will encourage class visits to Fredericton, where students can tour the legislature and, when possible, observe the house in session. Photo shows a Grade 5 class from École L’Envolée in Shippagan with Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny, back, along with teachers and chaperones. Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0300 2016-17 Excellence in Education Awards (francophone sector) http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.11.2017-11-06_01.jpg.html Five teachers and three early childhood educators in the francophone sector have received the Excellence in Education Award in recognition of their exceptional work over the 2016-17 school year. Standing, from left: Carmène Duguay; Anne Louise Dubé; Akémi Takatsuka; Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny; Sylvie Lang; Nathalie Allain; and Rolande Dubé. Seated, from left: France Bossé and Michelle Losier Roy. Mon, 06 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Construction continuing at Harrison Trimble High School http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.10.2017-10-23_03.jpg.html Demolition of the carpentry shop and science labs is underway as upgrades continue at Harrison Trimble High School. The project, which began in 2015, is expected to be completed in 2019. Photo shows Finance Minister Cathy Rogers touring the construction site with contractor David Foulem. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Official opening of École Champlain http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.10.2017-10-13_02.jpg.html Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny, along with students, staff and guests, participated in the official opening of École Champlain in Moncton. Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Site selected for new Oromocto school http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.10.2017-10-13_01.jpg.html A new school for students in kindergarten through Grade 8 will be built on Carpenter Drive in Oromocto. From left: deputy premier Stephen Horsman; Isabelle Savoie, executive director of learning, Francophone sud school district; Tammy Akerley-Cyr, principal of École Arc-en-ciel; Mayor Bob Powell; Deputy Mayor Kelly Murdock; and Oromocto’s chief administrative officer Dick Isabelle. Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Students compete in provincewide career competition http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.10.2017-10-04_01.jpg.html High school students across New Brunswick will take part in the second annual ChatterHigh competition from Oct. 2 to Dec. 1. Photo shows Employment, Labour and Population Growth Minister Gilles LePage (centre) with students and staff of École Marie-Gaétane in Kedgwick. Wed, 04 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Investment in mental health support in schools http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.09.2017-09-27_01.JPG.html The Integrated Service Delivery model for providing mental health, addiction, intervention and social services to children and youth has been expanded to all public schools in the province. Premier Brian Gallant made the announcement on Tuesday during an event at Riverview Middle School. From left: André Gionet, manager, child and youth teams, Acadian Peninsula, mental health, Vitalité Health Network; Gregg Ingersoll, superintendent of the Anglophone East School District; Monique Boudreau, superintendent of the Francophone sud school district; Finance Minister Cathy Rogers; Pierrette Desfonds, foster parent, Miscou; Wilbert Smith, foster parent, Miscou; Gallant; Annette Harland, area manager, addiction and mental health services, Horizon Health Network; Jodie Fischer Cormier, guidance counsellor on the Kennebecasis Valley child and youth team; and Moncton East MLA Monique LeBlanc. Wed, 27 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Expanded Rogersville school renamed http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.09.2017-09-14_03.jpg.html École secondaire Assomption in Rogersville has been renamed Étoile de l’Acadie. From left: Zivi Richard, community development officer, Francophone sud school district; Angèle McCaie, manager, Village of Rogersville; Monique Boudreau, superintendent of Francophone sud school district; Miramichi-Grand Lake MP Pat Finnigan; Jessica Thériault-Doucet, school principal; Roger Martin, a member of the district education council, Kent North MLA Bertrand LeBlanc; and the masters of ceremonies, Grade 6 student Makayla Gaudet and Grade 12 student Renée Gaudet. Thu, 14 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Children and families to benefit from improved early learning and child care http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.08.2017-08-30_01.jpg.html The federal and provincial governments have signed a three-year, bilateral early learning and child care agreement, under which the federal government will invest close to $30 million to improve early learning and child care for preschool-aged children in the province. The province will contribute $41 million for a total of $71 million. Premier Brian Gallant, left, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the agreement today at Wee College in Moncton. Wed, 30 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Memorandum of understanding respecting First Nations education http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.06.2017-06-21_03.jpg.html The provincial government has signed a memorandum of understanding with seven First Nation communities respecting First Nations education and the calls to action as set out by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. From left: Elsipogtog First Nation Chief Arren Sock; Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny; Tobique First Nation Chief Ross Perley; Oromocto First Nation Chief Shelley Sabattis; Service New Brunswick Minister Ed Doherty, who is also the minister responsible for aboriginal affairs; and Esgenoôpetitj First Nation Chief Alvery Paul. Wed, 21 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Welding in schools http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.06.2017-06-16_01.jpg.html Caledonia Regional High School is one of the latest schools to benefit from an innovative partnership between the Canadian Welding Association Foundation and the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development. The department partnered with the foundation to increase opportunities for students to learn welding. From left: Finance Minster Cathy Rogers, who is also the minister responsible for Literacy; Harry Doyle, chair of the district education council; Madison Anderson, a welding student at the school; Brian Gray, departmental technology/vocational learning specialist; Michael Robertson, skilled trades teacher at the school; Deborah Mates, executive director of the Canadian Welding Association Foundation; Andrew Bartlett, technical outreach officer; Richard Daley, subject co-ordinator, technology, Anglophone East School District; Pamela Wilson, director of schools, Anglophone East School District; and Donna Godfrey, school principal. Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Site selected for new Moncton North school http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.06.2017-06-15_03.jpg.html A new middle school with a projected cost of $26.5 million will be built off Maplehurst Drive, between Teaberry Avenue and Windcrest Street, in Moncton. Design work is underway and the school is expected to be open in the fall of 2019. From left: Gregg Ingersoll, superintendent for the Anglophone East School District; Angela Lawson, vice-chair of the district education council; Harry Doyle, chair of the district education council; and Finance Minister Cathy Rogers. Thu, 15 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Design work underway for school upgrade in Shediac http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.06.2017-06-08_03.jpg.html Design work has begun on a major upgrade at Polyvalente Louis-J.-Robichaud in Shediac. From left: Beaubassin East Mayor Ronnie Duguay; Cap-Pelé Mayor Serge Léger; Michelle Bertin, school principal; Paul Demers, district education council chair, Francophone sud school district; Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny; Health Minister Victor Boudreau; Mélika Belliveau, student council president; Gilles Cormier, member of the education council, sub-district 4; Luc Michaud, former school principal at Polyvalente Louis-J.-Robichaud; and Shediac Mayor Jacques LeBlanc. Thu, 08 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Site selected for Campbellton school http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.06.2017-06-08_01.jpg.html A new school for students in kindergarten through Grade 8 will be built on Arran Street in Campbellton. From left: Gary Parker, Campbellton councillor; Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Donald Arseneault; Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny; Micheal Mortlock, district education council chair, Anglophone North School District; Restigouche West MLA Gilles LePage; Mark Donovan, Anglophone North School District superintendent; Balmoral Mayor Charles Bernard; Campbellton Deputy Mayor Sterling Loga; and Atholville Mayor Michel Soucy. Thu, 08 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0300 New makerspace at Superior Middle School http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.05.2017-05-30_02.JPG.html Students at Superior Middle School in Bathurst are benefiting from a new makerspace though a partnership with Brilliant Labs. Grade 6 student Areeb Rasul, right, explains his project to Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny. Tue, 30 May 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Assessment planned for Edmundston school http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.05.2017-05-18_06.jpg.html The provincial government is conducting a building assessment to determine the need for upgrades at Cité des Jeunes A.-M.-Sormany. From left: Bertin Lang, school principal; Economic Development Minister Francine Landry; chair of the district education council, Richard Landry; and president of the student council, Samuel LeBlanc, who is also a Grade 12 student at the school. Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 -0300 French language pilot projects for rural schools announced http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.05.2017-05-18_05.jpg.html French language pilot projects will be implemented next school year to improve access to French learning in rural schools. From left: Angela Sinclair, Amanda Rossiter and Charlene Butland, members of the parent school support committee; Finance Minister Cathy Rogers; Barry Snider, principal of Riverside Consolidated School; Grade 5 student Tyler Holmstrom; Harry Doyle, chair of the district education council; and Rachelle LeBlanc, subject coordinator with the Anglophone East School District. Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Improvements to Connaught Street School http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.05.2017-05-18_04.jpg.html The provincial government is renovating the Connaught Street School to provide enhanced facilities for students. From left: Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser; Grade 5 students Duncan Lockhart and Ayla Brown; Barb Corbett, school principal; and David McTimoney, superintendant of the Anglophone West School District. Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Upgraded school officially reopens http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.05.2017-05-08_04.jpg.html The official opening for the renovated and expanded Gretna Green School was held in Miramichi. From left: Carmel Hambrook, district education council member, Anglophone North School District; principal Kevin Comeau; Grade 6 student Gracie Burns; Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Lisa Harris; Grade 8 student Braden Bell; Beth Stymiest, Anglophone North School District superintendent; and Micheal Mortlock, district education council chair. Mon, 08 May 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Investment in early learning and child care http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.04.2017-04-24_04.JPG.html The provincial government is investing $1 million to support the Early Learning and Child Care Trust Fund. Participating in the announcement at Wee College in Moncton were Premier Brian Gallant and Finance Minister Cathy Rogers, who is also minister responsible for literacy. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Schools which will offer early French immersion announced http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.04.2017-04-13_03.JPG.html Early French immersion will be offered at 67 schools around the province in September, including at six schools where immersion is not currently being offered. Premier Brian Gallant joined students at Minto Elementary Middle School to make the announcement. Thu, 13 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Investment in Fredericton High School http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.04.2017-04-12_02.jpg.html The provincial government is investing about $5 million on upgrades to Fredericton High School as part of the 2017-18 capital budget. From left: Shane Thomas, principal of Fredericton High School; deputy premier Stephen Horsman; Wayne Annis, director of schools for Anglophone West School District; Stephanie Haslam, district education council, sub-district 6, Anglophone West School District; and Kimberley Douglass, chair, district education council, Anglophone West School District. Wed, 12 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Premier visits school to see work of numeracy leads http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.04.2017-04-07_01.jpg.html Premier Brian Gallant visited Forest Hill Elementary School today to see first-hand how numeracy leads are working to improve educational outcomes. Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Conceptual image of renovations to École Marie-Gaétane revealed http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.04.2017-04-04_02.JPG.html The provincial government today revealed the conceptual image of the renovation work to be done at École Marie-Gaétane in Kedgwick. The work, estimated to cost about $9.3 million, will begin during the summer. Renovations and upgrading will enable the school to accommodate students from kindergarten to Grade 7 from École Écho-Jeunesse. In the photo: Restigouche West MLA Gilles LePage and students from both schools. Tue, 04 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Max Aitken Academy expansion http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.04.2017-04-03_02.jpg.html An addition to Max Aitken Academy will be constructed to provide more classroom space for students. From left: Miramichi Mayor Adam Lordon; Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Lisa Harris; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser; Mike Mortlock, education council chair, Anglophone North School District; and principal Mark Donovan. Mon, 03 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Legislature to light up in blue http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.03.2017-03-31_03.jpg.html The legislature will be lit up in blue on Sunday night to mark World Autism Awareness Day, held annually on April 2. From left: Travis Wolfe, parent; Holly Soucoup, parent; Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny; Danielle Pelletier, owner of Autism Intervention Services; Janet Mitton, a clinical supervisor at Autism Intervention Services; Lisa Crimmins, parent; Paul McDonnell, chair of the board for Autism Connections Fredericton; and Rick Hutchins, executive director, Autism Connections Fredericton. Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Teacher-led research released http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.03.2017-03-29_01.JPG.html Research by New Brunswick teachers on the topic of accommodating learning differences was released today in Fredericton. From left: Ann Sherman, dean of the University of New Brunswick’s faculty of education; Monica Watson-Bedard, teacher at Millidgeville North School; Joe Crossland, physical education and health lead, Anglophone West School District; and Nancy Boucher, acting deputy minister of Education and Early Childhood Development (anglophone sector). Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Official opening of Max Aitken Academy http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.03.2017-03-27_04.jpg.html The official opening of the new Max Aitken Academy was held today in Miramichi. Front, from left: Kamryn Manderson and Jacob Tenass, students. Back, from left: Miramichi-Grand Lake MP Pat Finnigan; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser; Celia Hale, student; school principal Mark Donovan; Jenna Taylor, student; school mascot Max the Moose; Kierstan Hamilton, student; Sophie Taylor, student; Seniors and Long-term Care Minister Lisa Harris; Miramichi mayor Adam Lordon and Michael Mortlock, chair of the district education council. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0300 March break welding camp http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.03.2017-03-13_01.jpg.html Students in St. Stephen had the opportunity to explore welding, one of the many career options in the trades, this week through a Mind over Metal Camp. From left: Dan Tadic, executive director of the Canadian Welding Association; Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister John Ames; Robb Wilson, camp instructor and St. Stephen High School teacher. Mon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Investment in Polyvalente W.-A.-Losier in Tracadie http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.02.2017-02-27_04.jpg.html The provincial government is investing $3.5 million in Polyvalente W.-A.-Losier in Tracadie. From left: Tracadie Mayor Denis Losier; school principal Bernard St-Pierre; Environment and Local Government Minister Serge Rousselle; and Pierre Lavoie, superintendant of the Francophone nord-est school district. Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Comprehensive literacy strategy launched http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.02.2017-02-27_01.jpg.html Premier Brian Gallant unveiled Unleashing the power of literacy: New Brunswick’s Comprehensive Literacy Strategy at the Edith Cavell School in Moncton today. Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0300 New Brunswickers invited to participate in annual Pink Shirt Day http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.02.2017-02-22_02.jpg.html New Brunswickers were invited to help promote diversity and respect in schools, workplaces and communities by wearing pink today. Front row, from left: Zachary Morrison, Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny, Scott Hachey, Debra Walls, diversity and respect lead. Back row, from left: Rosalind Kennedy-Townsend, principal, Parkwood Heights Elementary, Lily Duguay, Emma Casey and Dan Doucet, vice-principal, Parkwood Heights Elementary. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Diversity and respect leads working in schools http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.02.2017-02-22_01.jpg.html Diversity and respect leads have been hired as part of an effort to support a safe, welcoming and affirming school environment for all New Brunswick students. Photos shows Premier Brian Gallant with three of the teachers who are working as leads. From left: Tanya Thibeau; Heather McIntyre; Gallant and Charlene Yetman. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Name of new Miramichi elementary school announced http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.02.2017-02-20_02.jpg.html An $18 million school being built in Miramichi will be named King Street Elementary School. Front row, from left: Madison Long and Erica Doyle, students at Ian Baillie Elementary School; Aidan Donald, student at St. Andrews Elementary School. Back row, from left: Charlene Robinson, principal of St. Andrews Elementary School; Paula Hache, principal of Ian Baillie Elementary School; Beth Stymiest, superintendent of Anglophone North School District; Eileen Bowes, chair of the Building a Future for Our Children committee; Andy Flanagan, district education council member; Brian King, deputy mayor of Miramichi; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser; Michael Mortlock, district education council chair; Beth McCarty and Tanya Godfrey, members of the Building a Future for Our Children committee. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Investment in Polyvalente Thomas-Albert in Grand Falls http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.02.2017-02-13_03.jpg.html The provincial government is investing $1.7 million in Polyvalente Thomas-Albert in Grand Falls. From left: Pierre Morin, school principal; Richard Landry, chair of the Francophone nord-ouest school district; and Victoria-La Vallée MLA Chuck Chiasson. Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Investments in Bath Community School http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.02.2017-02-03_01.JPG.html The provincial government is investing $250,000 into Bath Community School as part of the 2017-18 capital budget. The funds will support the planning of upcoming renovations. From left: Carleton-Victoria MLA Andrew Harvey; Jason Smith, principal of Bath Community School; Bath Mayor Troy Stone and Jay Colpitts, director of schools for the Anglophone West School District. Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Investment in continued construction of Miramichi elementary school http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.01.2017-01-24_02.jpg.html The provincial government is investing $4.7 million to continue construction of an elementary school in Miramichi as part of the 2017-18 capital budget. From left: Tom Olly, project manager at the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser; Brandon Butler, work clerk at the department; and site supervisor Rodney Levangie, of Marco Builders of Atlantic Canada. Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Integrated Service Delivery model expansion in Miramichi http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.01.2017-01-24_01.jpg.html The Integrated Service Delivery model for delivering services to children and youth who suffer from emotional, behavioural and mental health issues is now in place in the Miramichi region, with offices located at Dr. Losier Middle School. From left: Armande D’Alessio, program manager at the Department of Social Development; Bob Eckstein, director of the Integrated Services Unit at the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development; Delphine Barnaby, supervisor at the Department of Justice and Public Safety; Beth Stymiest, superintendent for the Anglophone north school district; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser; Michelle Astle, program manager at the Department of Health; Nathalie LeBlanc, program consultant with the Integrated Services Unit at the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development; David Cripps, vice-principal of the Dr. Losier Middle School; Cynthia MacDonald, regional director of addiction, mental health and primary health-care services; and Yvette Doiron, provincial director of addiction, mental health and primary health-care services. Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Integrated Service Delivery model expansion in Bathurst http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.01.2017-01-23_04.jpg.html The Integrated Service Delivery model for delivering services to New Brunswick children and youth who suffer from emotional, behavioural and mental health issues is now in place in the Chaleur region, with offices located at École secondaire Népisiguit. From left: Marie Paulin, manager, children-youth teams, Integrated Service Delivery; Justice and Public Safety Minister Denis Landry; Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny; Carol Desrosiers, regional director for the Chaleur region, Department of Social Development; and Marie-Josée Savoie, responsible for support services, Francophone nord-est school district. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Investment being made in K-8 school under construction in Campbellton http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/education/multimedia/mmrenderer.2017.01.2017-01-23_03.JPG.html The provincial government is investing $7.8 million in the new K-8 school now under construction in Campbellton. From left: Pierre Lavoie, executive director of the Francophone nord-est school district; Restigouche West MLA Gilles LePage; Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny; Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Donald Arseneault; and Madawaska-Restigouche MP René Arseneault. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0300 Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0300