Feb/Mar 2022 Ensemble Newsletter

In this issue: What about March Break? Who’s working?  What you need to know. Professional Improvement Courses and Self-Financed Leaves International Women’s Day 2022. Skills Training Certificate as a Daycare Educator

Skills Training Certificate | Daycare Educator

Are you interested in working as a daycare educator at an EMSB elementary school?

The EMSB, AEVS and SHADD Health & Business Centre are proud to offer a Skills Training Certificate (STC) course as a daycare educator uniquely for EMSB Daycares.

As per the classification plan, employees who wish to work as a school daycare educator must hold a Secondary School Diploma and a Skills Training Certificate (STC) of School Daycare Educator or equivalent attestation with one year of pertinent experience.

Upon completion of the STC, all candidates will be required to pass an interview prior to being employed as an EMSB daycare employee.

Program information:

The program will start on April 7, 2022 and end on May 29, 2023 and is divided into two sessions listed below:

First session: April 7th, 2022 to June 28th, 2022.
Second session: September 6th, 2022 to May 29th, 2023.

The program schedule is 4 days a week in the mornings:

Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Time: 9:05 a.m. to 11:05 a.m. (8 hours per week)
Location: Shadd Health & Business Centre
1000 Old Orchard Avenue;
Montréal, QC H4A 3A4

How to Register:

Please register directly at the Shadd Health & Business Centre. You will be required to submit the respective documentation:


Original High School Leaving Diploma, or
High School Equivalency (EMSB employees only)


Original Long Form Birth Certificate


Proof of residency and proof of age
(Medicare Card, Quebec Driver’s license, 18 years and over)
Registration Period:  Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $100.00 (Approved for PIC funding for regular EMSB employees)

Please contact Shadd Health & Business Centre directly at 514-484-0485 for information concerning the registration process.

For all other inquiries, contact Human Resources at 514-483-7200 (7278).


CO2 Detectors in Schools

The EMSB Material Resources Department is currently finalizing the installation of carbon dioxide (CO2) detectors in schools. Over 71% of classrooms are already equipped with wall units.  Music rooms, laboratories and other non-classrooms will be equipped soon.