Education Week 2024 : Connections to Community

Education Week 2024’s theme is Connections to Community. This year's theme recognizes educators who take deliberate effort to enhance and empower their larger school communities, including families and the community at large. Connections to Community celebrates staff who build strong relationships between the school and the community as part of meeting the needs of their students.

Congratulations to all recipients and to this year’s Public School Administrator Award Winners:

  • Holly Rand (AVRCE)

  • Maralyn Delaney (CBVRCE)

  • Kristi Chisholm (CCRCE)

  • Natalie Carrier (CSAP)

  • Jennifer Murray (HRCE)

  • Tera Dorrington (SRCE)

  • Jennifer Thibault (TCRCE)

Education Week 2024 provides a special opportunity for the education community to acknowledge educators, school support staff and partners for their outstanding work relative to the Education Week theme.

An awards’ ceremony recognizing the work of teachers, support staff, administrators and pre-primary Early Childhood Educators and public education partners is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 3:00 p.m. at the Paul O’Regan Hall of the Halifax Central Library. 

Education Week is a collaborative effort among public education stakeholders in Nova Scotia. Staff from the NSTU, EECD, the Fédération des parents acadiens de la Nouvelle-Écosse, along with representatives from the Atlantic Provinces Special Education Authority, Council on African Canadian Education, Council of Mi’kmaq Education, and Public School Administrators Association of Nova Scotia comprise the committee. The chair of the committee rotates between the partners. Dr. Chris Boulter EECD’s Executive Director, Education, Innovation, Programs and Services is chairing the committee.