Goal 1: To improve student achievement How are Early Childhood Educators enhancing Primary programs in our priority schools? Based on what we know about the research into early childhood development, Early Childhood Educators (ECEs) have been placed in Grade Primary classrooms in our 20 priority schools. The purpose is to provide Primary teachers and students with enhanced support to build positive, inclusive play-based environments. Six weeks into the school year, here’s how it’s working at George Bissett Elementary School: How are we supporting our youngest learners through Pre-Primary? The Pre-Primary program is up and running in 12 HRSB locations. Interest from communities has been great! Wondering what the program looks like? Here’s a peek into one Pre-Primary classroom at Hillside Elementary School: 3