The April 2019 Monthly Update from the Regional Executive Director of Education is now available, featuring news, student achievements and stories from schools across our region.


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This year’s Annapolis Valley Regional Science Fair featured over 100 projects from students in grades P-12 covering a wide range of science, engineering and technology topics. This year's event also also included a Family Science Night giving students the chance to share their research. Four student scientists will represent our region at the Canada Wide Science Fair in May, while many others received awards and recognition for their hard work.


Information on the provincial Pre-Primary Program in AVRCE, including locations, eligibility, registration, and options for out-of-catchment families. New locations have been added for September 2019.

We welcome families to contact their local school to register new Primary students for the 2019-2020 school year.

Click here to view the April 2019 AVRCE Monthly Update from the Regional Executive Director of Education. Have a look for news on the Annapolis Valley Regional Science Fair, our Education Week award winners, a story on Universal Design for Learning in grade 6 classrooms, and more.

March 27, 2019: Dave Jones has been named the Regional Executive Director of Education for the Annapolis Valley Regional Centre for Education, effective Monday, April 1, 2019.

Nominations are now open for the Lieutenant Governor's Respectful Citizenship Award. This award honours Nova Scotia students in grades Primary to 12 who have demonstrated leadership and commitment to creating safe and inclusive spaces in schools and communities. Deadline to nominate a student or team is April 8, 2019. Details and nomination forms available at

AVRCE’s Parent Navigator, Tammy Ring, helps guide families to supports and services. As part of the Student Services team, she works collaboratively with schools, SchoolsPlus and community agencies to connect families with services available in education, justice, health, community services, and more. 

When "Driver Discretion" is announced, this means that roads not travelled by school buses in the morning will not be travelled after school.

Please have your family's back-up plan ready in case of cancellations due to weather/road conditions. Click to learn how AVRCE announces school cancellations.

Eight AVRCE educators have successfully completed the third cohort of the Nova Scotia Aspiring Leaders Program (ALP), a professional learning program for those interested in becoming effective school administrators. Congratulations to Jodi Durling, Raeanne Fletcher, Kay Greene, Nova Keddy, Karen Lander-Pinard, Chad LeBlanc, Sarah Leslie and Ian Morrison, who received their completion certificates on January 14.

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