Meet the Indigenous Education Department
We are a diverse team working with a variety of resources and networks supports the achievement and success of Indigenous students in Grand Erie.
The Extended Team
Six Nations Trustee
The Six Nations Trustee is appointed by the Six Nations Band Council to represent community interests at the Board level.
Indigenous Student Trustee
Grand Erie added an Indigenous Student Trustee position to ensure the voice of Indigenous students is represented in consultation and decision-making at the Board level. Allan St. Pierre, student at Tollgate Technological Skills Centre, was elected to the role for the 2018-19 school year.
Native Education Counselling Staff
The Native Education Counsellors provide for the instructional, counselling, and other needs of on-reserve Six Nations students.
Native Community Liaison Worker
The Native Community Liaison Worker provides service and support to on-reserve Six Nations students who are disengaged or at risk of being disengaged with their school experience.
Native Advisory Committee
The N.A.C. consists of the Director of Education or designate responsible for Indigenous Education, the Six Nations Trustee, one other Grand Erie Trustee, and a designate of the Six Nations Council Education Committee. Other resource members of the committee include the Native Education Counselling Staff, the Native Community Liaison Worker, the Native Advisor and Grand Erie principals of schools where Six Nations students attend.
Indigenous Education Advisory Committee
The committee's mandate is to promote, enhance and improve Indigenous education for all students. The committee consists of: Native Trustee, representative from Senior Administration, Trustee appointed by the Board, Indigenous Ed Lead (Teacher-Consultant), Six Nations Native Advisor, Chair of Six Nations Council Education Committee, Director of Education – New Credit, Mississaugas of the Credit Education Pillar Lead, Additional Representative from MNCFN, Region 9 Métis Representative, Representation from local associations working to further the interest of Indigenous Education and parent representatives.