Category: Education

Skills Canada Regional Event Highlights the Best in Valley Students

There were 240 competitors from 17 different schools across the region that competed in 20 different skilled trades and technology categories ranging from automotive, carpentry, culinary, and welding to media including photography, animation, and web design. A junior event is also included in the annual regional event with competitions in gravity cars (design and performance), spaghetti-bridge design and VexIQ robotics.

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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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