The First Nations Education Steering Committee and First Nations Schools Association invite you to online workshops about capacity support initiatives and resources for First Nation School Governing Authorities.  Sessions are being offered on a regional basis to provide an opportunity for networking and discussion of regional specific issues.

The draft agenda includes the following:

  • Capacity Support for First Nation School Governing Authorities – Introduction and current developments
  • Overview and feedback on resources:
    • Draft Handbook for First Nation School Governing Authorities
    • Draft Terms of Reference for First Nation School Governing Authorities
    • Draft Resource Toolkit for School Governing Authorities
  • Experiences from piloting a Capacity Development initiative for School Governing Authorities
  • Questions & Answers

Schedule and Registration

Please register for your nearest session to promote regional dialogue.

Once submitted, FNESC staff will confirm your registration and provide a Zoom link.

Apr. 19, 2021Northwest RegionREGISTER
Apr. 23, 2021Okanagan/Southeast RegionREGISTER
Apr. 26, 2021Lower Mainland RegionREGISTER
Apr. 30, 2021Central RegionREGISTER
May 5, 2021Island RegionREGISTER


First Nation and First Nation school representatives involved with First Nation School Governing Authorities, including school board chairs and members. There is a maximum of 60 participants per session.


9:30 am to 12:00 pm

Meeting Materials

Meeting kits will be emailed to participants in advance of the session.  A Zoom meeting procedures guide will be included in your kit.

Technical Details

The event contact can assist if you have any technical questions about how to join the Zoom session.

Event Contact

Estefania Solis, Events Coordinator, Communications and Policy  
Toll-free 1-877-422-3672