The First Nations Education Steering Committee and First Nations Schools Association invite First Nations school representatives to our Languages Regional Workshops.


Prince Rupert, Crest Hotel  Oct. 6, 2017  
Prince George, Ramada  Nov. 24, 2017
Nanaimo, Best Western  Jan. 22, 2018
Kamloops, Four Points by Sheraton  Mar. 2, 2018   REGISTRATION
Vancouver (Richmond), Hilton Vancouver Airport, Mar. 9, 2018   REGISTRATION

At the workshop, respected language educator Dr. Kathryn Michel will report on the latest revisions of the First Nations Language Essentials (FNLE) project, updates from the First Nations schools who are piloting the FNLE curriculum, and participants will take part in the curriculum demonstrations. The goal of the current project is to prepare educators to teach First Nations languages so that students can participate in basic communications through the Total Physical Response method and with TPR Storytelling.


Prince Rupert, Crest Hotel, 222 1st Ave. West, Prince Rupert  Reservations: 250-624-6771 / 1-800-663-8150 Quoting FNESC Languages Workshop
Prince George, Ramada Prince George, 444 George Street. Rooms from $117+tx, Reservations 1-250-563-0055 quoting “First Nations Education Steering Committee” or group code “CG2787”
Nanaimo, Best Western
Kamloops, Four Points by Sheraton, 1175 Rogers Way.  Reservations: 250-374-4144 quoting “First Nations Education Steering Committee”  Book Online
Vancouver (Richmond) – venue updated, Hilton Vancouver Airport, 5911 Minoru Blvd, Richmond. Reservations: 604-233-3990 quoting group code LRS308 Book Online


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Who can attend?
It is recommended that teachers of First Nations languages attend.
Participants must be educators at BC First Nations schools (TEFA and non-TEFA). Maximum 37 per session.

Travel expenses
Travel is reimbursable for up to two representatives per BC First Nations community (Band) that has a First Nations school to attend their nearest session.
Representatives of both TEFA and non-TEFA schools are reimbursable.
See the sample travel claim form which includes a summary of reimbursement policies.

Meeting 9:00 am to 4:00 pm; Breakfast (8:00 am) and lunch provided.