POLICY NO.: 3006 DATE APPROVED: 1993-05
SUBJECT: Aboriginal Education Advisory Committee
The Aboriginal Education Advisory Committee will provide advice and assistance in the implementation and development of Aboriginal education, language, and cultural programs.
To advise and assist School District No. 60, through the Superintendent of Schools, in the delivery and development of language, culture, and general education of students of Aboriginal ancestry.
The Committee will consist of membership from, but not be limited to, the Fort St. John Friendship Society, the Treaty 8 Tribal Association, the Métis Association, the B.C. Native Women’s Association, the Doig Band, the Blueberry Band, the Halfway River Band, personnel from School District No. 60, and representatives of other organizations as agreed to by the Committee.
1. To assist and advise in the implementation and development of Aboriginal education, language, and cultural programs.
2. To devise and monitor a long term action plan for Aboriginal students.
Support in the District:
The Committee will hold regular meetings, to be decided in consultation with the members of the Committee.