Connect, Inform, Engage
Under the theme, “Our Journey towards Student Success”, the Council of Commissioners and Cree School Board leadership, along with representatives from our youth, adult and post-secondary departments and services, met with parents and community stakeholders to connect, inform and engage in matters relating to education in Eeyou Istchee.
The event covered topics ranging from the history of Cree education, progress of the Working Groups on the Cree Education Act and Cree Component, review of the Strategic Action Plan, educational progress reports, etc.
pdf Download the assembly program (3.76 MB) .
The Regional General Assembly of the Cree School Board had the following objective:
To fulfill our mission of ensuring students succeed in their educational pursuits, become qualified and competent workers in the Cree labour Market and successful contributors to the Cree Nation and society at large through the following:
- Connect – By sharing the key initiatives we have mapped out to help achieve the goal of student success.
- Engage – By encouraging delegates to participate freely in discussions to mobilize it Calls to Action for Cree Education.
- Inform – By reporting on our education activities so the Cree Nation can learn about the innovative work of the schools and to hear about their results.
Throughout the assembly, various departments provided an overview of their mandate, as well as how they are realizing and mobilizing the Strategic Action Plan.
You can find PDFs of the presentations here.
From Past to Present
What the Future Holds
The discussions mobilized the Calls to Action for Education urging the Cree Nation to work together to offer better support and services to advance Cree education. We are now working to address the calls to action and will be reporting our results in the near future. Stay tuned for updates on how we are progressing.
Assembly Photo Gallery