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Juanita Coltman

K-12 Policy Manager, First Nations Education Steering Committee

About

Juanita Coltman, ancestral name Squil’qwana, is a member of the Nuxalk Nation and has been an educator for the past 20 years.

In her teaching and administrative roles she has worked in the Nuxalk, Nuu-chah-nulth, St’at’yemc and Squamish Nations territories, passionately making a difference for Aboriginal students in the K-12 school system.

Recently, Juanita has been advocating for changes at a provincial level while working at the BC Ministry of Education, and currently at the First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC) as the K-12 Policy Manager. Juanita resides in North Vancouver with her husband and three children.

My Session

NTGAE: Concurrent Sessions (C2) – Supporting New First Nations Education Systems

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In 2016, the Government of Canada committed unprecedented new funding to help close the outcome gap between First Nations students and other Canadians. In partnership with the Assembly of First Nations, the Government of Canada is also engaging with First Nations leaders, students, educators, and community members to support the transformation of First Nations education, […]

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NTGAE: Concurrent Sessions (C2) – Supporting New First Nations Education Systems (Repeat of Morning Session)

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In 2016, the Government of Canada committed unprecedented new funding to help close the outcome gap between First Nations students and other Canadians. In partnership with the Assembly of First Nations, the Government of Canada is also engaging with First Nations leaders, students, educators, and community members to support the transformation of First Nations education, […]

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