School Champions are representatives within New Brunswick High Schools. Here are just a few examples of how school champions can support NBTAP Students. You can:

  • be an informed advocate for both pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship opportunities for students
  • liaison between the school and the NBTAP Pre-Apprenticeship Coordinator
  • assist students with the application process, resume writing, and interview preparation;
  • become an informed advocate for the NBTAP Program;
  • distribute ongoing program information and progression
  • attend information sessions to learn more about the Program;
  • interact with the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, Post-Secondary Education Training and Labour, as well as Employers;
  • act as a liaison to provide program and employer information to students;
  • participate in visit to employment sites; and,
  • help support students in career decision-making around skilled trades occupations

School Champion Benefits:

There are so many benefits for School Champions, as they participate in the NBTAP Program.  As a School Champion, you can:

  • become part of a unique opportunity to assist students determine their career pathways
  • develop a sense of accomplishment in watching students participate into the workforce
  • assist in developing eager, and enthusiastic workers;
  • learn more about skilled trades, apprenticeship, and experiential learning opportunities; and,
  • network with New Brunswick employers.

Participating Schools

School Champions

Cambridge Narrows Community School
Katherine Colpitts
Mitchell Bargg

Canterbury High School
Jeff Tompkins

Carleton North High School
Derek Tracey

Central New Brunswick Academy
Andrea Carson

Chipman Forest Avenue School
Jill Yates

Fredericton High School
Thayer Doyle

Hartland Community School
Ellen Hatt

Harvey High School
Jeremy McIver

John Caldwell School
Kevin Harding

Leo Hayes High School
Michael Sorensen

McAdam High School
Kaelie Gaynor

Minto Memorial High School
Kendall Gaddass

Nackawic Senior High School
Chris Gallop

Oromocto High School
Travis Steeves

Saint Mary's Academy
Julie Page-Michaud
Aaron McLoughlin

Southern Victoria High School
Angela Barclay

Stanley Consolidated School
Brad Kersing

Tobique Valley High School
Holly Rasmussen

Woodstock High School
Peter Belyea

Belleisle Regional High School
Jennifer McFadden

Campobello Island Consolidated School
Daphne Carten

Fundy Middle and High School
Tyson McGee

Hampton High School
Krista Hovey

Harbour View High School
Andrew Clarke

Grand Manan Community School
Danielle Materniak

Kennebecasis Valley High School
Becky Walsh

Rothesay High School
Janice Jordan
Tim Hunter

Saint John High School
Todd Robertson

Simonds High School
Kirby Gordon

Sir James Dunn Academy
Audrey Norman

St. Malachy's Memorial High School
Stacey Currie

St. Stephen High School
Allyson Waycott

Sussex Regional High School
Elaine Cameron
Christina Douglas

Bernice MacNaughton High School
Stephen Harris
Lindsay Dominie

Caledonia Regional High School
Amanda Harding

Harrison Trimble High School
Jason Beaton
Christine Babineau

JMA Armstrong High School/Salisbury Regional School
Laurie Moreton

Moncton High School
Rickey Beck

Petitcodiac Regional School
Wayne Wilbut

Riverview High School
Andrew Colpitts
Julie Doucette

Tantramar Regional High School
Elliemae Paynter

Bathhurst High School
Shawn MacDonald

Blackville School
Kerri-Ann Sturgeon

Bonar Law Memorial School
Colleen Harquail

Dalhousie Regional High School
Colleen Harquail
Jen Talbot Lavigne

James M. Hill Memorial High School
Robin Martin

Miramichi Valley High School
Andrea Pleadwell

North and South ESK Regional High School
Carla Pitre

Sugarloaf Senior High School
Stacey Savoie

My Blueprint (Career planner and Resume Writing):

As part of the application process, students are required to prepare a cover letter, with a resume. My Blueprint provides students with a way to develop an effective and competitive resume. Simply visit: Set-up your account, the system will help you with the rest. If you encounter any problems, with my Blueprint or questions about the application and screening process, NBTAP School Champion, the Pre-Apprenticeship Coordinator, or look under the Support Tab.

New Brunswick Construction Safety Association (NBCSA):

Did you know the NBCSA provides Free course offerings for students and teachers? Some employers will require students to complete courses/training prior to commencement of employment, such as Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems (WHMIS) and Safety Orientation. This will be part of the orientation package for students. To find out more information about this valuable resource, please visit the Construction Safety Associations website.

Click here to find your NBTAP school Champion to assist you with obtaining training through the NBCSA.