Local Education Agreements

LEA Workshops


March 2, 2015, Nanaimo  Registration

We invite you to attend a Local Education Agreements (LEA) Workshop to learn more about best practices identified by BC First Nations representatives around LEAs and LEA development.  At the workshop, you will receive the updated LEA Toolkit and LEA Sample that FNESC has developed to support that important work.  You are invited to come with questions about LEA development and implementation.

Travel is reimbursable for up to two representatives per First Nations community.

Eligibility: representatives from BC First Nations schools, public schools, school districts and First Nations communities are eligible to attend.

Travel expense reimbursement may be available for up to two representatives per BC First Nations community (Band).

Schedule: Breakfast: 8:30 am; meeting 9:00 am to 4:00 pm; breakfast and lunch provided.


LEA Handbook

TEMPLATE LEA 2014 10 (Word document) for easy adaptation

Important: Please note that the LEA Toolkit and draft Sample LEA  are not intended as legal advice.  They are draft items for discussion purposes only.

Virtual LEA Workshop

This four-part workshop discusses LEAs, the FNESC LEA toolkit and how to create and implement an effective LEAs.  It is video created live at a March 2014 full-day workshop in Vancouver.

Building Better LEAs, Part 1 – FNESC Learning Series from FNESC on Vimeo.

  • Established in 1992, the First Nations Education Steering Committee is an independent society led by a strong and diverse board of 105 First Nations community representatives.

    FNESC is committed to improving education for all First Nations students in BC.