Fall 2015 Regional Meetings
These meetings will focus on the association’s structures and processes in relation to its advocacy role and of the ideas raised in the Looking Forward document. Dates and locations are Region 1: October 26, Brandon; Region 2: October 30, Carman; Region 3: October 29, Selkirk; Region 4: October 24, The Pas; and Regions 5/6: October 31, Winnipeg.
Agendas will be sent to boards in the next few weeks.
Federal Election 2015
Our Children - Meeting Their Needs Together (December 2 & 3), Brandon
We are pleased to be partnering with the Student Services Administrators’ Association of Manitoba (SSAAM) and MASS for this year’s fall professional development session. SSAAM has taken the lead in planning this 1 ½ day event, December 2-3, at the Victoria Inn in Brandon. December 2 will be a half-day (afternoon) interactive workshop with participants collaborating on an examination of student needs and inclusive education services in Manitoba. December 3 will feature a full-day session with Dr. Anthony Muhammed on Transforming School Culture. Registration will be handled by SSAAM. Details and information on the full program will follow.
Horatio Alger Association Announces National Scholarship Expansion
The Horatio Alger Association of Canada recently expanded their scholarship programs for secondary students to include every province and territory.
A total of 85 scholarships will be awarded for students beginning their post-secondary studies in the fall of 2016. Information regarding these scholarships, including relevant application processes and deadlines, can be found by following the links on the organization's website.