b'Education Week 2019Congratulations to the eight HRCE staff members who received Education Week awards this year! The theme for Education Week 2019 was Inclusive Educationhelping our students and children succeed. Special thanks to those who put forward nominations; 75 names were put forward in our region. Eddie Colley (African Nova Scotian Educator/Student Support, Joe Howe & Oxford), Patricia (Trish) Cuvelier (Teacher, East St. Margarets), Lindsay Smith (Teacher/Specialist, Inglis Street), Patricia (Tish) Sock-Sachetti (Mikmaq/Aboriginal Educator/Student Support, J.L. Ilsley, Rockingstone & Elizabeth Sutherland), Becca Wall (Teacher, Shannon Park), Angie Aucoin (ECE, Brookhouse), Carolyn Ashley (EPA, Dutch Settlement), Eartha Monard (Principal, Dartmouth High) and Elwin LeRoux (Regional Executive Director, HRCE).Skills Nova ScotiaCongratulations to the 40 HRCE students who competed at Skills Nova Scotia! What an awesome showcase of their skills in various trades, technologies and employability skills.Eight HRCE students will be joining Team Nova Scotia at the Skills Canada National competition taking place from May 28-29 at the Halifax Exhibition Centre. More than 550 champions from across Canada will be competing in more than 40 trade and technology competitions. Well done! School Advisory Council (SAC) NotesSAC Chairs were recently invited to share their perspectives on HRCE communication asitrelatestostudenttransportationinanonlineengagementsessioncalled Thoughtexchange. We will use the feedback to inform HRCE communications around student transportation for the 2019-2020 school year. Thanks to everyone who took the time to provide their thoughts. SAC members: find more important information here.Do you have a story to share?Something youd like to know more about? connect@hrce.ca8 Media contact: kconnors@hrce.ca'