Partners in Education

Governance Overview


Department of Education and Early Childhood Development

Sets the provincial standards and expectations for achievement.

District Education Council (DEC)

Ensures that the District operates effectively and efficiently and reflects community desires and needs.

Parent School Support Committee (PSSC)

Involved in the improvement of your school.


The New Brunswick education system includes a number of partners with specific roles to play. As partners, we are working together to build the best education system. We are always aspiring to excellence and achievement for our students. By clicking on the links below you can learn more about how the responsibilities and authorities are divided under the Education Act.

New Brunswick District Education Councils (DEC)

are committed to guiding and moving forward the education of all students.

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DEC In Your District

Learn more about the current DEC, PSSC, local policies and meetings by clicking on your District below on on the map to the right.

District Map