b'Pre-Primary Program Now available in every school community!Every family (with a four-year-old) in Nova Scotia now has access to Pre-Primary! There are now 148 Pre-Primary classrooms in HRCE, at 85 locations. On September 8, HRCEs Pre-Primary Team opened the final 31 Pre-Primary sites. This completes the fourth and final phase of the roll-out of Pre-Primary across the province. Pre-Primary is a free, play-based, universal early learning program that helps prepare children for school. New this year: all Pre-Primary children who live within the distance criteria are eligible for busing. Registration is ongoing. Interested in learning more? Visit: hrce.ca/PrePrimaryWere (Always!) HiringApply Today! Looking for a great way to test drive a new career?Heres an opportunity to work as many hours as you like each week! HRCE is currently hiring for all non-teaching casual positions, including Lunch Monitors, Custodians, Before and After School Group Leaders, Early Childhood Educators, Educational Program Assistants and Administrative Assistants. We couldnt operate without our teaching and non-teaching substitutes who play a valuable role in our daily operations. Many hours and locations are available, and you can work in more than one casual position. Since August, we have hired more than 350 new non-teaching casuals and 150 new substitute teachers to support our students!Check www.myHRCE.ca/jobs regularly for opportunities. Your qualifications and experience just might be the perfect fit!Supplementary Education Funding Did you know?AllHRCEstudentsbenefitfromenhanced learning opportunities through Supplementary Funded fine arts programming.And its all #ThanksToYouHalifax!Interested in learning more? Check outHalifax RegionalArtsSupplementaryEducation Funding Report to Community for 2020.REGIONAL EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS REPORT | SEPTEMBER 2020 5'