b'Student Transportation HRCEs team continues to grow! HRCE is committed to improving theservice,respondtonewprovincial student transportation service for thepolicyforstudenttransportation, 23,000 riders and their families in ourcompletetheprocurementofnew region. Thats why we recently hiredtransportationserviceproviders,and EarlRomkeyasourTransportationbuild student transportation capacity Coordinator, and Tanya Spruin as ourwith new digital tools throughout the Administrator.HRCE. Introducing EarlIntroducing TanyaEarl has worked for more than 29 yearsWeve also recently hired Tanya Spruin as a Driver/Operator, Supervisor, andas our Administrator, Transportation. Managerwithpublictransitagencies inHalifax,FortMcMurray,andTanyahasbeenworkingwithHRCE Edmonton.since2015.ShehasawealthofQuestions about student customerserviceexperienceintransportation?AsActingDirectorofTransitHalifax.Weareexcitedtobringher Operations in Edmonton, Earl led theprofessionalismandproblemsolvingContact HRCEs Transportation Team: implementationofnewservicesfortoourTransportationTeamaswe paratransit that addressed trip demandcontinuetoimprovetheservice 902-431-HRCE (4723) andcustomerserviceissues,aswellfamilies and students receive.transportation@hrce.ca asoverseeinganewdeploymenthrce.ca/transportationofsecurityservicesthroughouttheTanyawillhelpwithbetter transit system, in addition to the dailycommunication,buildsystemsfor operation of all equipment and driversimprovement,andmaintainahigh for the Edmonton system. customerlevel of administrative competence asWhy?we bring routing and communications Earl will lead us through change as weresponsibilitiestotheTransportation establish new standards forTeam through 2020.Improved student transportation is a commitment. School Advisory Council (SAC) NotesSave the date! Dont forget! SAC Provincial Meetings for Chairs and Principals are beingAll important HRCE information for SAC Chairs and members held on November 8 at the Halifax Convention Centre.can be found here. Information from EECD can be found at A number of concurreent sessions will be offered forwww.ednet.ns.ca/SACparticipants. They include: Understanding Policy & The Policy Development Process Youve got mail!Strong and Effective SACs: A Restorative ApproachIf you require technical assistance with GNSPES email accounts, please have your principal email techsupport@hrce.ca with any Inclusive Education & Culturally Responsive Pedagogy questions. Curriculum DevelopmentSupporting Parents as Partners in Student LearningDo you have a story to share?Something youd like to know more about?connect@hrce.ca8 REGIONAL EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS REPORT | OCTOBER 2019 Media contact: kconnors@hrce.ca'