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Tuesday, July 13, 2010
DISTRICT RECEIVES NATIONAL AWARD FROM BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS
Edmonton Public Schools was recently named the recipient of the Big Brothers Big Sisters National Awards Program, Scholastic Partnership Award at the National Big Brother Big Sister Conference in Toronto.
The District has enjoyed a long-standing relationship with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area (BBBSE). In 1998, Edmonton Public Schools joined BBBSE in starting the In-School Mentoring program as part of the Partners for Kids initiative.
Assistant Superintendent Donna Barrett (pictured below with Gary Nissen, National Board Member of Big Brothers Big Sisters Canada) accepted the award on behalf of the District.
Read the news release here.