Cree Language Teacher Professional Development Opportunity with facilitator: Dr. Kevin Lewis & hosted by SILAC

Treaty Education Alliance is proud to promote the following Professional Development opportunity being hosted by the Saskatchewan Indigenous Languages Advisory Committee (SILAC):

Cree Language Teacher Professional Development Sessions

Facilitator:  Dr. Kevin Lewis

Who should attend? Anyone teaching the Cree language OR who wants to learn how to better support Cree language teaching and learning.  This is an excellent opportunity to network with Cree language teachers, Cree language resource developers and land-based cultural/language coordinators.

What will you learn about? Cree language teaching methods, resources, and materials

When:  Online using a secure Zoom link. Wednesday, November 16 & Thursday, November 17 at 7 pm – 9 pm (SK time)

Register:  No cost to attend. All participants must complete the Google registration form online –  https://forms.gle/aSZ7nJag7cwYEiab9

If you need help to register, please contact Charlotte Ross at charlotteross2010@yahoo.ca or call 306-281-9462. Registration is limited to the first 80 people who register.

We will be offering these sessions monthly for 2022 with different facilitators who are language speakers, land-based cultural teachers and/or language resource developers.

Hosted by the Saskatchewan Indigenous Languages Advisory Committee (SILAC)

 

This project has been made possible in part by the Government of Canada.

Download the poster – November 2022 poster CREE Language Teacher PD sessions[43]

Download the registration form – November 2022 Cree Language PD registration form[66]

 

TEA Annual General Meeting – Save the Date: November 24, 2022

Treaty Education Alliance’s Annual General Meeting date has been set for November 24, 2022. The meeting will be held at the Painted Hand Casino in Yorkton, Saskatchewan. Please join us at 5:00PM for a light meal before the presentation of the 2021-2022 TEA Annual Report.

For information please contact Jaclyn at jyuzicappi@educationalliance.ca.

Job Opportunity: CGCEC Math/Science Teacher

The successful candidate will be part of an instructional team and support First Nations cultural, languages and community programs. Teachers are expected to work within the policies and procedures of the WBEC. Additional duties and assignments will be determined in consultation with the principal.

Job Opportunity: WBEC Teachers

The successful candidate will be part of an instructional team and support First Nations cultural, languages and community programs. Teachers are expected to work within the policies and procedures of the WBEC. Additional duties and assignments will be determined in consultation with the principal.

Job Opportunity: AKEC Teachers

Job Opportunity: Elementary Teacher, Middle Teacher, Physical Education Teacher

Title: Elementary Teacher, Middle Teacher, Physical Education Teacher
Location: White Bear First Nations

The White Bear Education Complex is located next to the scenic Moose Mountain Provincial
Park. Hunting, fishing, hiking and canoeing are available for people that love the outdoors.
Approximately one hour to the south is the USA border and one hour to the Manitoba border.
White Bear Education Complex is a small school serving approximately 150 students. We follow
the STF salary grid and housing is available in the nearby towns.
Sports minded people are encouraged to apply as we would like to provide sports to various
ages of students. The indoor hockey arena is available and there is also a recreation room with
weight-lifting equipment.

The White Bear Education Complex Vision Statement:
Building our students life-long success guided by our First Nations Values and Culture.

The White Bear Education Complex Mission Statement: Embracing our culture and creating
strong students. Learning together, maintaining and enhancing the strength in our community.
Honouring our Nation as one voice and one mind.

Overview:

Teachers are role models in our community and are expected to present
themselves professionally and communicate effectively.
The successful candidate will be part of an instructional team and support First
Nations cultural, languages and community programs. Teachers are expected to
work within the policies and procedures of the WBEC. Additional duties and
assignments will be determined in consultation with the principal.

Skills and Qualification:
The Candidates must possess the following skills:

  • Have a valid Saskatchewan Professional A Teaching Certificate, or in process of
    obtaining the certificate.
  • Have demonstrated successful experience as a classroom teacher.
  • Have demonstrated the ability to connect with youth in a student-centered learning
    environment.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to be part of a collaborative educational team.
  • Ability to work effectively within an environment that includes developing meaningful and
    productive relationships with students, parents, professionals and community service
    agencies.
  • An understanding of First Nations Languages, culture and traditions is an asset.

The successful candidate may be eligible for a relocation incentive, to be discussed.

To apply please submit via email, your cover letter, resume, three (3) references, a current
criminal record check to Angus Vincent at avincent@educationalliance.ca or by fax to 306-332-
2679.

Deadline for applications is 11:59pm June 15, 2022.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Welcome to the Team, Kimberly Petit

Welcome to the Team – Lisa Ewack

Treaty Education Alliance is pleased to welcome Lisa Ewack (Student Support Coordinator) to our team!

Lisa is a proud member of the Ocean Man Nakoda First Nation. She is a professional educator who has completed a Bachelor of Education Elementary (Indian Education) degree and also completed a certificate in Extended Studies in Inclusive Education at the University of Regina, Saskatchewan Canada.

Lisa is an educator that has become a champion advocate for students and families experiencing disability within the K-12 First Nation Education Authority school system. Her experience with navigating the system of organizations and services not available in First Nation communities and First Nation schools, has motivated her to ensure the best possible indirect and direct services for First Nation schools. She is a dedicated Inclusive education teacher focused on working in collaboration with multi-disciplinary assessment specialists and school teams to translate assessment findings for Inclusive and Intervention Planning.

Lisa says “it is a great honour to be a team member and serve as the Student Support Services Coordinator for Treaty Education Alliance-Schools”.