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February 25, 2019

QESBA Weekly Message

Week of February 25, 2019

Western Quebec School Board

The Western Quebec School Board (WQSB) held elections this week to fill the Vice-Chair position left vacant when Alain Guy was elected Chairman last month.QESBA is pleased to announce that the WQSB elected Rhonda Boucher, President of EPCA and Parent Commissioner at WQSB.  This is the first time, following the adoption of Bill 105, that a Parent Commissioner is elected to the role of Vice-Chair in our network.  QESBA congratulates Rhonda Boucher and wishes her well in her new role.

CAQ K-4 implementation

The QESBA Executive Committee met to validate the Association's position on the universal implementation of K-4.  QESBA produced a feasibility study in 2007 and adopted a position in favour of K-4.The Association sent a letter of support to the Minister of Education, Jean-François Roberge indicating our support but also listing concerns for our network.We also indicted that we expected vast consultation on the implementation in which we expect to be heard.

Spring Conference 2019

The Lester B. Pearson School Board are hosting the next joint AAESQ/QESBA Spring Conference at the Fairmont Mont-Tremblant from May 23 - 25, 2019 under the theme "Pathways to Wellness."The program detail should be online in the next few weeks at


Spring Break

The QESBA offices will remain open during Spring Break. We wish you all a restful break. The Weekly Message will be back on the week of March 11.