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Fair season for careers

Fair Season for Careers

They approach our booth gently, unsure of where, in fact, the Cree School Board is located, and if, indeed, one has to speak French to work with us. The graduating teachers at the career fair are quickly assured that the Cree School Board is accessible by road (mostly) and that we are a trilingual board of education – so English, French, or Cree are acceptable.

Then they hear about our unique environment: the climate, the culture, the landscape, and the opportunities offered by the Cree School Board. Their eyes light up with the thought of adventure and meaningful work.

This is usually the way the interaction begins during Career Fair Season for the Cree School Board. This month alone, our principals, CEAs, and Human Resources staff will attend a dozen Education Career Fairs spanning three provinces.

Schools celebrate Christmas

School Celebrate Christmas

Family, friends, children, music, goodwill, and cheer. Hundreds of students took part in celebrations of Christmas at each of our schools this week, ahead of the Christmas Break.

CSB Chair addresses national justice conference

National Justice Conference

CSB Chairperson Sarah Pash spoke candidly about the work still needed on behalf of education systems to create safe communities as she introduced the third day of a national conference, Indigenous People’s Justice: Reconciliation and Capacity Building, being held December 4-6, 2018 at Hilton Lac-Leamy in Gatineau, QC.

Director General to tour communities, deliver message to high school students

DG Community Tour

Director General Abraham Jolly will convene a delegation Monday to tour the communities of Eeyou/Eenou Istchee and speak directly with students.

“I want to reach out to our secondary school students,” Jolly said. “I want them to know that they’re not alone in their journey, that their challenges can be overcome, and that dreams can come true – in fact, they do. I want to leave them with tools and inspiration to continue their educational journey.”