|Presented by:||Donna Ross|
|January 12, 2021 | 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM|
|January 19, 2021 | 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM|
|January 26, 2021 | 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM|
|February 2, 2021 | 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM|
|February 9, 2021 | 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM|
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:
is an Indigenous educator with 30 years of experience in Alberta working with Indigenous communities, providing professional consulting, and supporting schools with Indigenous Knowledge Systems. Donna brings passion and deep knowledge of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit histories, the impact of residential schools, and the infusion of Indigenous ways of knowing into the Alberta curriculum and organizational culture. Currently Donna is consulting with post-secondary programs, working with K-12 teachers as an Indigenous knowledge keeper, and as a designer of professional learning. She resides in Calgary, AB and is a proud kokum.
Registration Fee: $50.00