New Indigenous trustee position created at eastern Ontario school board – CBC

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New Indigenous trustee position created at eastern Ontario school board – CBC

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 202220 Views

Dec 02, 2022

Kelly Maracle has worked in community, at the board and for Queen’s

Kelly Maracle has spent years working as an educator, but her latest role will offer her a chance to share her approach to learning and speak up for students in a new way.

Maracle, who is Mohawk from Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, has been named as the first designated Indigenous trustee with the Limestone District School Board, which is based in Kingston, Ont.

“I’m really excited that we have a voice at the table,” she said. “I’m excited that Indigenous education has a place within the mainstream system.”

Maracle said the new role means an Indigenous perspective will be included in decision-making at the board and will help create opportunities and elevate Indigenous children and families.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/indigenous-trustee-limestone-school-board-kelly-maracle-1.6669011

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