Press Release – Local Education Agreements to be Signed

Press Release

June 18th, 2020

—–  The Board of Trustees, School District No. 60 (Peace River North), is pleased to announce the official signing of Local Education Agreements with Doig River First Nation and Halfway River First Nation.  The signing of these agreements will take place starting at 6:30pm on Monday, June 22nd as part of the regular board meeting.   

A gathering area will be set up outside the Board Office for the signing to take place and for invited observers to be at a safe distance, respecting the Public Health guidelines for COVID-19.  

A Local Education Agreement is a financial and educational agreement between the Board and the First Nation to monitor and support the success of our First Nation students. ———

“The Board of Trustees looks forward to working with our First Nation partners on the successful implementation of these agreements.  Together, we can improve the outcomes for our First Nation students.”   – Helen Gilbert, Board Chair

** For interviews and further information, please contact Carleen Andrews, Director of Instruction or Stephen Petrucci, Superintendent, at 250-262-6017.

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