TARGET AUDIENCE: K-12 TEACHERS, INDIGENOUS LEADS, COACHES, INSTRUCTIONAL LEADERS AND SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND.
This series was developed to support instructional leadership related to Indigenous foundational knowledge and its application within classrooms and the larger school community.
During the course of the five consecutive weekly gatherings, this community will engage in small group collaborative conversations with colleagues across the province, informed by guest speakers from Indigenous communities including Charlene & Wilson Bearhead, Bruce Starlight, Valentina Fox, and Dr. Yvonne Poitras-Pratt and other respected elders and knowledge keepers. Donna Ross, consultant with the Calgary Regional Consortium, will facilitate our time together as we work through the seven essential conditions for implementation while considering key concepts from the Alberta Education resource, Guiding Voices, including:
As a result of this series, school leaders will:
Key resources for this series:
Donna Rossis currently contracted with the Calgary Regional Consortium to provide Education for Reconciliation and Foundational Knowledge of Alberta’s First Nations, Métis, and Inuit people. She brings a strong understanding of literacy and storytelling from an Indigenous perspective.