Henry Grube Education Centre

Henry Grube Education Centre - Communicable Disease Prevention Plan (Updated January 2022)

The Henry Grube Education Centre is the physical and virtual hub of the school district. The HGEC provides comprehensive services and spaces to support SD73 work and includes access to a district Library Learning Commons (LLC) and the district Print and Graphics Shop and Audiovisual Department. The HGEC is located at 245 Kitchener Crescent.  

Curriculum and Instruction 

Our district's curriculum coordinators and resource teachers work from the HGEC, supporting curriculum implementation and professional development. The curriculum coordinators support the core competencies, arts education, early learning, library, literacy, numeracy,  and science education, second languages, and technology integration curricula. Resources and information regarding professional development opportunities can be found here.

Aboriginal Education 

The HGEC is home to the Aboriginal Education Department. We are committed to supporting, enhancing and increasing school success for all First Nations, Inuit, Metis and self-identified Aboriginal students in the district. We do this through professional development, increasing awareness, cultural and academic support and opportunities for students, parents, and staff.

Inclusive Education Services

The district's Inclusive Education Services is also housed at the HGEC. Inclusive Education Services support schools to engage all learners in an inclusive school experience that is participatory and enabling. Inclusive Education Services personnel include itinerant teachers, School and Family Consultants, Mental Health Clinicians, Speech and Language Pathologists, School Psychologists, and Inclusion Support Teachers.

Print and Graphics Shop and Audiovisual Department

The district's Print and Graphics Shop and Audiovisual Department are part of the HGEC. The Print Shop provides graphic design and printing for the district and the Audiovisual Department provides resources and technical support to schools for assemblies and productions.

Library Learning Commons

The HGEC Library Learning Commons' staff provides school library support including district cataloging services, technical support, resource evaluation and curation, and Focus Education Resources digital database deployment services. District staff are welcome to use the space for collaboration, planning and small group presentations. Specialty equipment, such as a die cut machine, is also available for use. For a complete list of services, collection details and online catalog training support view the Library Learning Commons webpageTeachers can access the comprehensive K-12 collection by coming in person Monday and Friday between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm or ordering online at https://media.sd73.bc.ca. Materials are delivered to schools on a weekly basis. **The LLC at the HGEC is currently open from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm, by appointment only.  Please contact the HGEC Office in order to make an appointment.  

Room Bookings at the HGEC

Meeting rooms are regularly used by the district for educational sessions, events and training, with a seating capacity of up to 160.  A computer lab with seating for up to 25 is also available.  Technical equipment and videoconferencing are available to users upon request. **Due to COVID-19, HGEC room bookings for community groups are suspended until further notice. 

To book a room, please complete our online reservation:  https://sd73.ebasefm.com/rentals/welcome

For Room Booking Form and Rental Rates, please contact the HGEC for more information.


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