A Letter to Principals and Teachers

Dear Principals and Teachers:

Re: TEA Continued Supports

We know it is a trying time right now. The team at Treaty Education Alliance continues to work to support the educational needs of your students. With your support, we will continue to provide quality professional services and resources to help keep you, and your students on a positive learning journey in these challenging times.

The following supports are ready for you to access through our website, or by contacting any of our team:

What Details Who to Contact

High School Support (Grades 10‐12)

TEA’s Online High School is available. We are able to support you with greater access to credit classes, learning resources and tools. We continue to provide space for HS teachers to collaborate with our team to support students. Deni Miclea



Whole Child Wellness: Mental Health and Well-­Being

We have curated resources and supports to help you, your students and their families keep balanced and healthy through this challenging time. Jolissa Simon



Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 9

Our team has researched and developed engaging daily activities for Literacy, Numeracy and Learning the Land to support you, your students and their families with home-­based learning. Megan Strong



Pre-­Kindergarten to Grade 12 TLCs – Treaty Learning Communities (also called Professional Learning Communities)

TEA is prepared to facilitate TLCs among your staff, and across the TEA schools so we can continue to work together, collaborate and build the best opportunities for home-­based learning for students, and their families. Megaen Reader



Alliance Unity

TEA has designed an Alliance-­wide campaign to keep the TEA schools and Nations strong and unified. The “Happiness at Home” campaign will connect Elders, youth with our staff to collect stories, teachings and images to inspire and build hope in these difficult times. Vern Severight Sr.



Sheena Koops



Ray Petit



Home Based Learning Resources

Our team has been working hard to research and curate a selection of resources, including subscription-­‐based tools you can use on phone, iPad or laptop device. Check our website for more information: https://educationalliance.ca/home-­‐ based-­‐learning/

Technology Services

TEA’s technology staff continues to work to advocate for, and build supports and access to technology, and to maintain and support your devices to ensure you are able to manage home based learning. Tony McNabb-­Cote



During this time of uncertainty, please know your TEA team is working hard to support you. We appreciate hearing from you about any changes to your school closure. Please continue to reach out if you have any needs or concerns.It’s going to take some time, but we will get through this together!

Lori Whiteman

Executive Director

Treaty Education Alliance