b'MARCH 2019VOL. 7REGIONAL EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS REPORTOur stories about improving student achievementeleroux @ hrce.ca @ Elwin_LeRouxInside:Parent NavigatorsDeep Learning Part 3Who Do I Contact with Questions or Concerns?1. Start with your childs teacher2. Follow-up with the School Principal3. Call HRCE at 902.464.2000 and we will connect you to the right person** An Administrative Supervisor is assigned to each school. Part of their role is to support families and work through challenges. View Parent/Guardian Concern ProtocolWhat would it be like if education, community partnerships and careers were more closely aligned?Students who enrol in the newly announced Technology Advantage Program (TAP) will soon find out! The STEAM-based programis designed to spark interest in a variety of careers in science, technology, engineering, arts and math. Its a unique program that combines classroom learning with hands-on learning experiences that include internships, co-op placements and industry mentorship opportunities. The purpose is to help students develop the skills and competencies required to follow a tech-related career path.Participants will earn a high school diploma and a two-year technology diploma from the Nova Scotia Community College. Upon completion of the program, students will be ready to enter a tech-related career, or continue post-secondary education. The pilot program will be open to Grade 9 students this September at Cole Harbour District High and J.L. Ilsley High Schools. Outside of HRCE, it will be available at Yarmouth Consolidated Memorial High. For more information, visit www.ednet.ns.ca/TAP'