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Arts (Interior Decorating & Visual Display) Centre of Expertise Visit

On Monday, January 15, I had the pleasure of visiting the Arts (Interior Decorating and Visual Display) CE, which is housed at the Sources Adult and Career Centre (LBPSB).  There is an immediate sense of happinessmore…

Beauty Care Centre of Expertise Visit

On Wednesday, January 24, 2018, it was with so much excitement that I  visited the Beauty Care Centre of Expertise.  This Centre includes Hairdressing and Aesthetics and is housed at the Laurier MacDonald Vocational Centre. My hosts formore…

Buildings and Public Works (Carpentry) Centre of Expertise Visit

January 16, 2018:  "Claudia, do you want the pink hardhat?"  You know I did!   I was very excited to be visiting the Buildings and Public Works (Carpentry) Centre of Expertise, where my host was John Hodges, head of the Carpentry department at the New Frontiers School Board.  The BPW CE ismore…

Centre of Expertise Network - Claudia's Visits

January 8, 2018 Hello!  My name is Claudia Deme and I am the Development Officer for PROCEDE!  In this role, I provide support for the Centre of Expertise Network, and since I haven't been in the role for very long (since mid-October 2017), I thought it would be great to visitmore…

Communications / Documentation Centre of Expertise Visit

On Friday, January 26, 2018, I was invited to visit the Communications/Document Centre of Expertise which is housed at the Rosemount Technology Centre.  The Centre is made up of the Digitalmore…

Computer Technology and Tourism (Hotel Reception) Centres of Expertise Visit

On Monday, January 22, 2018, I had the great pleasure of visiting the Pont-Viau Competency Development Centre, which is home to the Computer Technology and Tourism Centres of Expertise.  I began the day bymore…

Food Services Centre of Expertise Visit

Thursday, January 25, 2018:  The way to a (hu)man's heart is through their stomach.  Too right! I was very excited to be visiting the Food Services CEN not only because of the meal I knew I would be enjoying, but because, as everyone knows, there is something very familiarmore…

Health Services Centre of Expertise Visit

Tuesday, January 30, 2018: As everyone knows, healthcare providers are the backbone of any society. People turn to them in times when they are most vulnerable. So imagine how in awe I was to be visiting the Health Care Centre of Expertise, housed at the more…

Maintenance Mechanics Centre of Expertise Visit

Monday, January 29, 2018: So many machines! Visiting the Eastern Townships is always a pleasure, especially when it's to see the Maintenance Mechanics Centre of Expertise at the Campus Brome-Mississquoi centre.  I was shown around the centre bymore…

Metallurgical Technology Centre of Expertise Visit

Tuesday, January 30, 2018: Claudia, high-heels are not appropriate for the welding floor. Oops. I had the great pleasure of being shown around the welding shop at the Nova Career Centre by teachers Brian Burton and Wei Jun Shang. more…

Motorized Equipment Maintenance Centre of Expertise Visit

Wow!  What a great first CEN visit! Yesterday, I had the pleasure of launching my CEN tour at the Motorized Equipment Maintenance Centre of Expertise which is housed at the New Frontiers School Board's Nova Career more…