|Located at:||St. Leo Centre|
|6220 Lakeview Drive SW, Calgary, AB|
TARGET AUDIENCE: ALL SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS, TEACHERS AND SUPPORT STAFF ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND
This session will provide support for all levels of school authorities that results in an increased awareness and understanding of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit histories, perspectives, and ways of knowing. Educators and support staff will be able to build on foundational knowledge and understand significant contextual realities which have an impact on student learning. Best practices within your own classrooms will be explored to further support all learners.
This learning opportunity is being offered through curriculum implementation funding from Alberta Education.
Donna Rossis a 26-year educator. She is a Cree-Métis from Saskatchewan and member of the One Arrow First Nation, Treaty Six territory. Donna began her teaching career as a classroom teacher with Tsuu T’ina Nation and continued to support First Nations learners in subsequent positions with Siksika and Stoney Nakoda Nations, and recently Rockyview School Division as a First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Learning Specialist. Donna brings passion and also a deep knowledge of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit histories, the impact of residential schools, and the infusion of indigenous ways of knowing into Alberta curriculum and organizational culture.
Includes: Light Snack