School Resource Officer (SRO) Program at EPSB

School Resource Officer (SRO) Program at EPSB

NOTE: This post was updated to take out reference to the Youth Enhanced Deployment (YED) model. This approach is no longer in use. Many of you have emailed asking for my stance on uniformed police in schools. This is also known as the School Resource Officer (SRO)...
World Suicide Prevention Day

World Suicide Prevention Day

Today, September 10, is World Suicide Prevention Day.  If you or someone you know has suicide-related behaviours or thoughts please reach out for help. You can call the CMHA Distress Line at 780-482-4357 at any time of day.  The Canadian Association for...
COVID & Schools

COVID & Schools

NOTE: This blog post was originally posted August 11, 2021. It has been updated to reflect the current COVID situation as of September 24, 2021. I’m hearing over and over on the doorsteps people are rightly worried about COVID transmissions in schools. They’re worried...