• Count Us In!, Grand Erie’s First Student Census

    Count Us In!, Grand Erie’s First Student Census

    The goal of Grand Erie’s Multi-Year Plan is Success for Every Student. This can only be achieved if we understand the needs of our students. To gather this info, Grand Erie will launch its first student census, Count Us In!, March 18-29.

  • Equity Video Series

    Equity Video Series

    This year, to demonstrate the Multi-Year Plan in action, Grand Erie is focusing on the Equity indicator as a driving force in reaching the goal of Success for Every Student.

  • When you’re ready to let them go, we’ll be here to welcome them.

    When you’re ready to let them go, we’ll be here to welcome them.

    Click here for more information on how to register for Kindergarten.

  • 2017-18 Annual Director’s Report for the Grand Erie District School Board

    2017-18 Annual Director’s Report for the Grand Erie District School Board

    The Annual Director’s Report provides an opportunity for us to share and celebrate with our community the many accomplishments, events, activities and initiatives that took place throughout our board during the past 12 months.

“We wanted to grab as much attention as we could, and inspire people to make small changes to help the earth,” says Charlotte, a Grade 8 student who is part of small group of students who’ve dubbed themselves The Future. “Having a safe planet is the most important thing.”
Scott McDonald, Teacher Consultant in Special Education at Grand Erie, is starting his day at Princess Elizabeth Public School. It’s one of 12 schools he visits regularly for resource team meetings which bring together diverse groups of specialists to support the equally diverse needs of students.
Since last October, students at Lansdowne-Costain Public School have had the option to go outside for nutrition break, or go to the school’s social room where they have the opportunity to play cooperative games including the very popular Minecraft.

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  • Achievement


    We will set high expectations for our students and staff. We will monitor, measure and reflect on our outcomes.


    • Increase staff understanding of effective instruction and assessment in literacy and numeracy.
    • Increase student understanding of effective learning strategies and how to use them.
  • Well-Being


    We will create environments that are healthy and the recognize the well-being of mind, body, emotion, and spirit of students and staff.


    • Staff, students, and parents will promote health and well-being and will know how to access supports when needed
    • Create and promote an enabling environment where all students can participate fully in their education
    • Accessible work sites and programs will be available to students, staff, and families
  • Community


    We will foster and celebrate inclusive school communities to enhance the learning experiences of all students.


    • Facilitate opportunities for the use of strategies to encourage and support family involvement in our schools and learning at home
    • Develop a process to formally integrate and celebrate the partners whose contributions enhance the learning experiences of our students
  • Technology


    We will provide secure and reliable learning environments that will allow students and staff to use technology in an effective and seamless manner.


    • Provide an up-to-date technology infrastructure that meets the needs of classrooms, administration, and departments
    • Optimize our data systems to ensure that information is accurate, reliable and easily accessible
    • Increase staff knowledge of the technology available for teaching, learning, and workplace applications
    • Develop measurements to better understand the impact of the Educational Technology Initiative on staff and student learning
  • Equity


    We will promote practices that help students, families, and staff feel safe, welcomed, and included.


    • Decrease the incidence of bullying among students
    • Increase the sense of belonging among students
  • Environment


    We will ensure that students and staff have a safe and welcoming environment in which to learn and work.


    • Ensure continuity of services and programs
    • Improve energy and environmental conservation at all sites
    • Make the best use of space in schools
    • Create learning spaces to reflect current teaching and learning needs
    • Build a culture of care and respect in all schools and workplaces