Shelburne Regional High School Robofest Championship

Shelburne Regional High School Robofest Championship

Pictured from left are Huy (Daniel) Nguyen, Marcell Garcia Tejada, Mia Huskilson, Mya Chidiac, Elsi Himmelman

Shelburne Regional High School students recently traveled to Southfield, Michigan to the 20th Robofest World Championship. While there they competed against teams from 15 other countries and were one of only two Canadian teams at the event.

TCRCE Staffing Timelines

TRI-COUNTY REGIONAL CENTRE FOR EDUCATION
HUMAN RESOURCES
Time Lines for Staffing 2019-2020

Placement of surplus teachers will be prior to and possibly during Round #1 and/or Round #2

Administrative Round – Internal / External
 Post – On or before, April 29, 2019
 Close – May 3, 2019 at 11:59PM.

Teacher Initiated Transfers – Round #1
 Post – On or before Thursday, May 16, 2019
 Close – Monday, May 20, 2017 at 11:59PM.

Teacher Initiated Transfers – Round #2
 Post – On or before Friday, May 24, 2019
 Close – Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 11:59PM.

Term Recall Round #3 – Open to term teachers with recall rights only (A, B, C, and D Status) for permanent and 100% term Positions. Also open to Permanent and second year probationary teachers for permanent positions only.
 Post – On or before Tuesday, June 4, 2019
 Close – Friday, June 7, 2019 at 11:59PM.

Open Round #4 (remaining permanent and term positions, less than 100% positions)
 Post – On or before Monday, June 17, 2019
 Close – Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 11:59PM.

To view all job postings and to apply visit https:jobs.ednet.ns.ca or click here  

All Permanent and Term employees ensure you are logging and applying internally (click here), email kdeveau@tcrce.ca for a password reset if you are unable to login.

Inclusive Education Announcement

Today at 1:15p.m., Zach Churchill, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development announced the second round of inclusive education supports for students and children across Nova Scotia.

We have increased investment and supports for the upcoming school year, reaffirming our commitment to inclusive education.  These supports will help more students receive the supports they need to reach higher levels of achievement and well-being.

To read the news release visithttps://novascotia.ca/news/release/?id=20190502002 

Further information and details about today’s announcement is available at www.ednet.ns.ca/inclusiveeducation

TCRCE ADMINISTRATIVE VACANCIES

The Tri-County Regional Centre for Education (TCRCE) has the following administrative vacancies open:

  • Principal, Digby Regional High School – Permanent
  • Principal, Plymouth School – Permanent
  • Principal, Clark’s Harbour Elementary School – Permanent
  • Principal, Carleton Consolidated School – Term
  • Vice-Principal, Digby Regional High School – Term
  • Vice-Principal, Hillcrest Academy – Permanent
  • Coordinator of Literacy, Primary to 12 – Permanent
  • Equity Consultant – Permanent
  • Technology Advantage Program (TAP) Lead – Permanent

Deadline to apply is Friday, May 3, 2019, 11:59 p.m.

For a full job description and to apply, visit https://jobs.ednet.ns.ca/go/Tri-County-Regional-School-Board/2296117/

To learn more about TCRCE, please visit https://tcrce.ca

TCRCE recognizes the need for increased representation in our schools of persons of African Canadian and First Nations ancestry. We encourage and welcome applications from persons who culturally identify with these communities.

REGIONAL HERITAGE FAIR AGENDA - May 2, 2019

REGIONAL HERITAGE FAIR AGENDA - May 2, 2019

The TCRCE’s Regional Heritage Fair is scheduled for May 2, 2019 at NSCC Burridge, Yarmouth.  The agenda for the day is as follows:

9:00 a.m.     Opening Ceremony
9:10 a.m.     Judging Begins
9:40 a.m.     REFRESHMENT BREAK
9:50 a.m.     Judging Continues/Workshops for Students
10:50 a.m.    REFRESHMENT BREAK
11:00 a.m.    Judging Continues/Workshops for Students
12:00 noon    *Lunch for Heritage Fair Participants: 12:15 Museum &/or Art Galley 
12:45 p.m.    Final Judging - Museum Tour &/or Sweeney Museum for Students
1:45 p.m.     Closing Ceremonies (public is welcome to attend)

*Students will remain with their assigned teacher chaperones for lunch.  
We are unable to accommodate parents and other guests for lunch and ask 
that you do not make plans to take your child out for lunch.
TCRCE EDUCATION WEEK AWARD RECIPIENTS

TCRCE EDUCATION WEEK AWARD RECIPIENTS

The Tri-County Regional Centre for Education would like to congratulate the following employees for receiving the 2019 Education Week Awards at the ceremony on April 15th in Halifax.

This year’s theme was: Inclusive Education – helping our students and children succeed, which recognized educators and school support staff who have gone above and beyond in providing inclusive supports to students, make them feel welcomed, appropriately challenged, and supported in their efforts.

Teacher Assistant 3 day workshop

The Tri-County Centre for Education is recruiting persons with interest to work as a Casual Teacher Assistant (TA) for the 2019/2020 school year.

There will be a FREE three (3) day training/workshop on working as a Teacher Assistant (TA) in the Public School System for qualified and unqualified persons.

DATES: June 25, 26, & 27, 2019 (you must be available to attend all three days)
LOCATION: Yarmouth – you will receive an email with details once a decision has been made on your application.
TIME: 9AM – 3PM

BELOW IS A LIST OF ITEMS YOU MUST PROVIDE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE TRAINING/WORKSHOP & BEFORE REGISTERING:

1. Complete a Child Abuse Register Check
(See form & instructions on TCRCE Human Resources website (click here )

2. Complete Vulnerable Sector/Criminal Records Checks
(See instructions on TCRCE Human Resources website & for the letter needed to apply for these security checks (click here)

3. Complete a Resume with three (3) work related references
(These must be from your immediate supervisors)

*TCRCE will accept security checks up to 3 months old*

ONCE YOU HAVE ALL THE ABOVE DOCUMENTATION YOU CAN REGISTER BY:

1. Complete the online profile to apply at https://jobs.ednet.ns.ca (click here)
2. Attach above documents to this profile before applying

Deadline for registration is June 7, 2019.
For more information you can visit our website at https://www.tcrce.ca/ or contact kdeveau@tcrce.ca

Lockeport Regional High School Students participate in WISE

Lockeport Regional High School Students participate in WISE

Teachers David Lyons and Katie Thurber from Lockeport Regional High School took a group of students to a WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) science retreat at Mount Saint Vincent University on April 13th.  Students were engaged in a number of STEM workshops which include robotics and plant & animal cell activities, and they spoke with numerous female professionals and role models in STEM related careers.

2019 STUDENT SUCCESS SURVEY

Students in Grades 4 – 12 in the TCRCE will be completing a 2019 Student Success Survey at their school between now and May 10, 2019. This is an opportunity for them to have their voices heard to improve their schools.

This Survey is from the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development and will be done across the province to provide each school with important information regarding students experiences, which in turn will support developing student success plans. There are no right or wrong answers and student responses will not be used for evaluation purposes. The answers are also completely anonymous and will only be used as part of a group that does not identify individual students. Teachers will encourage students to answer the entire survey but students may skip any questions if they are uncomfortable answering.

If you have any further questions about this survey, please contact the school Principal.

TCRCE Students attending Concours d'art oratoire (French Speaking Contest)

TCRCE Students attending Concours d'art oratoire (French Speaking Contest)

Concours d’art oratoire

Congratulations to the following students on being chosen to represent the TCRCE at the Concours d'art oratoire (French Speaking Competition) being held at
Mount St. Vincent University on April 27:

     - Lucas Cushing (MCS)
     - Brooke Cunningham (MCS)
     - Albany Dalton (MCS)
     - Catherine Gillis (MCS)
     - Tylar Randall-Gray (MCS)
     - Jessica Wertlen (MCS)
     - Chloe Surette (MGEC)
     - Acadia Colan (MGEC)
     - Lucas Barr (DRHS)
     - Jusslie Barr (DRHS)

Good luck at the provincial competition!

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