Specialty High Skills Major (SHSM) Programs
Grand Erie District School Board also offers a number of SHSM programs with a focus on the environment.
- Pauline Johnson Collegiate & Vocational School has 3 programs linked to environment through their SHSM programs. For more information, visit Pauline Johnson's Environmental webpage.
- Paris District High School’s SHSM program is also available to student within the Grand Erie DSB. One feature of the program includes the Community Environmental Leadership Program (CELP).
Solar Panel Initiative
Students in 12 schools across Grand Erie District School Board will learn even more about green energy and conservation with the final construction and installation of a solar panel at their school. This initiative is in partnership with Ameresco Canada.
Schools Connected to Power include:
- Bellview Public School
- Cedarland Public School
- Cobblestone Elementary School
- Centennial-Grand Woodlands School
- Lynndale Heights Public School
- North Ward School
- North Park Collegiate-Vocational School
- Valley Heights Secondary School
- Waterford District High School
Schools Positioned for Power as of March, 2012 include:
- Simcoe Composite School (Draft plans)
- Hagersville Secondary School
- Paris District High School
- Pauline Johnson Collegiate-Vocational School
"We're proud to be an environmental leader in the education sector who set a positive example for our students. The use of solar energy, which is a clean and renewable resource, is one of many ways that we can improve the quality of the teaching, learning and working enviornment for staff and students."
- Jamie Gunn, Superintendent of Business Services
“The installation of solar panels further solidifies the Board’s environmental stewardship within the region and we are proud to have the opportunity to partner with the board in this worthy endeavor. Their environmental stewardship is an encouragement to students, teachers and members of the community and the board’s actions are teaching and inspiring them to do their part in reducing our overall ecological footprint.”
- Mario Iusi, President of Ameresco Canada