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The T7MC Education Department is committed to:

  • the preservation and protection of our First Nations languages, cultures and identities through the unique cultural protocols and traditional knowledge
  • the enhancement of educational services to increase graduation rates for the First Nations of Treaty 7
  • representing Treaty 7 First Nations equally and equitably on a national level by bringing forth a Treaty 7 perspective on educational issues
  • developing a positive working relationship with the Federal and Provincial education ministries for the enhancement of educational services
  • the development of an effective communication strategy to provide a unified front for Treaty 7 Education Jurisdictions, Treaty 7 Chiefs & T7MC
  • the advancement of fiscal accountability through effective educational services and best practices to the funding sources and Treaty 7 Chiefs
  • increasing educational opportunities through Post Secondary Institutes and trade schools
  • networking with local and regional services in health, social development, and technology to enhance program and services to the education jurisdictions

Our current Education Director is Sheena Jackson

Projects and Initiatives

Memorandum of Understanding for First Nations Education in Alberta

Special Education

  • download the old Special Eduction Policy for review here
  • Read the 2011/2012 Special Education Guidelines here
  • Read the 2012/2013 AANDC Special Education Guidelines - Intervention Program & Funding First Nation Schools Alberta Region section here
  • Read the 2012/2013 AANDC Special Education Guidelines - Severe Exceptionality Funding & Identification section here

Special Education Newsletter - Experts Panel

  • Read the Special Education Newsletter here