Moncton, NB
St. John's, NL
Charlottetown, P.E.I
Halifax, NS

Welcoming School Communities

Notes & Ideas

  • Language training english parents

  • Access newcomers association, moreso!

  • Best practices = key

  • Possible things happening; need to learn about these.

  • You can never have too much communication

  • Mentores

  • Leaders

Questions

  • Communication is key

  • Brainstorming ideas and project actions

  • Provide english lessons for parents at night (with focus on language/topics relevant to school topics)

  • Increase social opportunities

Actions

  • Welcome event (BBcne) & meet the family event

  • Grants for incorporating bodies

  • Community connections with lions club; town

  • Welcome event (BBcne) & meet the family event

  • Grants for incorporating bodies

  • Community connections with lions club; town

Take Aways

  • Find out what you don’t already know

  • Learn by doing