Category: Education

Child Development Association Says Farewell to Executive Director

“It is bittersweet for me to be leaving the CVCDA”, said Joanne Schroeder. “My time in this role has allowed me to be part of a thriving and generous community of children, families, staff and volunteers. It has been a wonderful experience. I am particularly proud of the completion of the new Comox Valley Autism Centre, and the expansion and introduction of several programs. The CVCDA has always played a leadership role in the community and I have appreciated the chance to continue this tradition through my participation in the Early Years Collaborative, the Local Action team, the Local Hero initiative, and the Social Planning Committee. It is through these partnerships that we most effectively leverage meaningful action for our children and families.”

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Registration Open for the Young Women’s Ocean Literacy Camp

Are you a young woman enrolled in a secondary school in British Columbia between the age of 15 and 18 and are passionate about protecting our oceans? In partnership with Ocean Wise, the Tribune Bay Outdoor Education Centre and Navigate NIDES, Comox Valley Schools is excited to announce the 3rd annual Ocean Literacy and Leadership Camp will take place 12 to 16 July 2020. Participants will embark on a learning journey in leadership and put their new-found skills into action with an ocean conservation project

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Winter Programming at Lake Trail Community Middle School

A number of free or by donation events and workshops promoting inter-generational learning
and community building are lined up including a Waste Free Lunches workshop, guided walking
tours in Morrison Creek, a Watershed Café where participants learn about our watershed and
participate in a fun and interactive community mapping and art project, artist talks, and our
quarterly community potluck.

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Youth In Trades Get A Financial Kickback From The Province

Students who complete 900 hours toward a Level 1 apprenticeship receive bonus funding from
the Ministry of Education and the Industry Trade Authority (ITA). The intent of the educational
incentive is to encourage and support students in the province to pursue a trade career in effort to
address the work shortage throughout the industry.

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