NBACL News

New Brunswick Association for Community Living announces new Executive Director

(Fredericton, N.B.)— After a six-week search, the Board of Directors for the New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sarah Wagner as the Association’s new Executive Director. “We’re thrilled to have Sarah step into this leadership role,” said Moira Wilson, NBACL President. “Her passion and commitment to our […]

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CCNB Grad Follows Dreams

While high school was not the easiest time for him, Yannick Carroll always knew what he wanted to do in life. Seeing the work his cousin was doing training as a welder, Yannick planned to follow suit, applying to Collège Communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB) Péninsule Acadienne for the same program. Right off the bat, he […]

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Introducing the Heart Award!

We’d like to introduce a new award here at the New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL)—the Heart Award! This award is a way for peers to recognize peers throughout the year, and for staff to get to know other staff members in our offices in other regions of the province. While our staff members […]

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The Compass- Database for Job Seekers on the Autism Spectrum

Do you identify as having Asperger Syndrome or Autism Spectrum Disorder? Are you looking for employment? Do you live in the Fredericton area? Create a profile with The Compass , a database for job seekers on the autism spectrum. Autism Connections Fredericton and Ready, Willing and Able (RWA) are working in collaboration to connect job seekers […]

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Notice from NBACL Board of Directors of Search for an Executive Director

The Board of Directors of the New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) has begun the search for an Executive Director. To assure that the process is thorough and comprehensive, the executive search firm of Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette (KBRS) has been engaged to assist us. The search will continue for approximately six weeks. NBACL has […]

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Nancy Hallihan-Sturgeon honoured with National Education Award

When it comes to inclusive education, one of the most important links in the chain is the teacher who teaches the teacher – the person who instructs future early learning and child care educators and K-12 teachers on how to see every child as an individual learner, and how to end exclusion in their centre, […]

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NB Community Living receives prestigious workplace designation

Fredericton, NB- Once again this year, the New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) has earned national distinction as an Employee Recommended Workplace. The designation is part of a program developed by Morneau Shepell and The Globe and Mail to recognize employers across the country that have the highest standards in workplace well-being. NBACL is […]

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Mary Kim Schriver honoured with National Education Award

  When the high school’s Resource and Methods Teacher is also the coach of the rugby team, or can be found in the cafeteria supervising the students’ noon-hour arm wrestling club, or trucks off to UNB with a full contingent of Best Buddy Club leaders, and their best buddies, you know she’s “all in” when […]

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Forest Hills School honoured with National Education Award

At Forest Hills School (FHS) in Saint John, N.B., there is a shared understanding that each student needs, and deserves, personalized supports, strategies and adjustments to learn. Each student. Not specifically the students who have a disability, but each and every one of the almost 700 youngsters in classes from Kindergarten to Grade Eight. If […]

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Nicole Priest honoured with National Inclusive Education Award

When looking at a school that is renowned for its inclusive practices, one usually discovers that it has a backbone – in both senses of word. First, it has “grown a backbone,” in that those dedicated to inclusive education have stuck to their guns and have maintained their commitment to the philosophy and practice of […]

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Sarah Hoyt honoured with National Inclusive Education Award

“I will never forget meeting Sarah Hoyt for the first time,” recounted Kayla Wilcox, whose son attends Liverpool Street School in Fredericton. “She was a walking, talking ray of sunshine!” And as far as Kayla and her son are concerned, Mrs. Hoyt, who teaches Grade 2, has become a beacon of hope and positivity for […]

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Janet Flood and K-2 Team honoured with National Inclusive Education Award

It says something about a school when parents are willing to apply to have their child enrolled there, even if it’s not the closest school to their home. One family that did that is Rachel Kidd’s, whose son Liam is in Kindergarten at St. John the Baptist-King Edward School, located deep in the south end […]

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