Tania Julian, Teacher’s Assistant Nak’albun Elementary

Education Assistant, Tania Julian has worked at Nak’albun Elementary for many years.

Tania Julian describes the approach taken by Nak’albun Elementary in primary education. It has been credited by former students as being invaluable in preparing them to continue their education.

Susan Erickson, Nak’albun Elementary School Teacher

Susan Erickson, who is Lhusmusyou from Nak’azdli and a teacher at Nak’albun Elementary School discusses how the successful program has evolved.

Susan Erickson has a Bachelor of Education from UBC and has been teaching at Nak’albun Elementary.

“NAK’AL BUN takes a whole-child approach to elementary education. Teachers, administrators, counselors, and support staff work together to meet the intellectual, social, behavioral, and emotional needs of each and every child we serve.

The Mission of Nak’al Bun Elementary School is…to form a partnership with parents, students and educational staff in order to provide quality education for our children. We aim to assist all students to achieve their maximum academic, personal, social, and cultural development” (https://www.nakalbun.ca/).






Nibinamik First Nation Immersion Program

Mary Oskineegish Education Director with the Nibinamik Immersion program describes the program for JK to Grade 2.

The Nibinamik Immersion program has been running for 13 years in this community for students in JK to Grade 2. Education Director, Mary Oskineegish explains the use of land-based learning and the goals of the program.