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WEBINAR: Supporting Instructional Leaders in Designing School or District Plans for Creating Awareness, Understanding and Application of Indigenous Foundational Knowledge
Présenté par: Corrie Ziegler & Crystal Cholin
26 septembre 2018 | 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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"A principal supports the school community in acquiring and applying foundational knowledge about First Nations, Métis and Inuit for the benefit of all students." Principal Leadership Quality Standard - Competency #5.

This webinar will offer you, as educational leader in your school or district, the opportunity to learn about strategies, processes, tools, and Indigenous resources for creating meaningful and practical educational plans to acquire and apply Indigenous foundational knowledge across your school community. You will have the opportunity to:

  • Reflect on your personal reasons for leading your school community on a journey of deepening their awareness, understanding and application of Indigenous foundational knowledge.
  • Reflect on your school or district’s readiness for creating awareness, understanding and application of Indigenous Foundational Knowledge.
  • Learn about planning tools that may assist you in designing comprehensive plans to create awareness, understanding and application of Indigenous Foundational Knowledge.
  • Learn about Indigenous resources and supports that could be embedded into your school or district plan.
  • View sample draft educational plans created by the instructional leaders from 3 different Alberta schools, and reflect on their insights, suggestions and recommendations for creating educational plans that build Indigenous foundational knowledge in their school community.

This learning opportunity is supported by a grant from Alberta Education.


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Corrie Ziegler

has been an educator for over 39 years. Prior to joining Edmonton Regional Learning Consortium, Corrie served as a teacher, principal, supervisor and director with Edmonton Public Schools, where she led numerous districtwide projects, managed complex teams, and facilitated professional learning sessions on a broad spectrum of topics related to teaching and learning. Corrie has her Masters degree from the University of Alberta, and was a finalist in Alberta's Excellence in Teaching awards program. Corrie believes in the power of collaboration and has coached numerous learning communities in working together to achieve high levels of engagement and learning for all students.

Crystal Cholin

has been an educator for over 25 years. In that time, she has worked in Saskatchewan, British Columbia, and Alberta. She has experience in both rural and urban settings as well as in the public and Catholic school systems. Her primary focus has been on upper middle years Language Arts, and she now works with Elk Island Catholic Schools as a learning consultant in the areas of literacy and Indigenous education. Three of her most meaningful years were spent living and working in Lax Kw'alaams, a Tsimshian community on the north coast of British Columbia, where she formed strong relationships with her students and community members. She brings a passion for advancing Truth and Reconciliation with an overall desire to enhance collaboration amongst educators and learning opportunities for all students.

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