NRLC FNMI Advisory Committee Meeting
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NRLC FNMI Advisory Committee Meeting
Presented by: Kim Barker-Kay
Wednesday, January 27, 2021 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Session Location:
Online Via Zoom, Any location, AB GET DIRECTIONS
About the Session:

The NRLC will  host a First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Advisory Committee for stakeholders from school jurisdictions and authorities as well as local service providers and community partners to  gather and share plans, goals, initiatives, training, and other information surrounding Ingidenous Education.  If you represent a school division, school authority,  regional or provincial partners please consider joining us to share ideas and create stronger relationships within the First Nations, Metis, and Inuit education communities


How does the session relate to  T.Q.S (Teacher Quality Standards): (type in below here) 

5. A teacher develops and applies foundational knowledge about First Nations, Métis and Inuit for the benefit of all students. 

About the Presenter(s):
Kim Barker-Kay

Kim is a retired teacher, principal, and researcher. She was also a professional development provider. Kim has an elementary generalist Bachelor of Education degree and a Masters in Educational Studies with a focus on the Roles and Responsibilities of Native Liaison Workers in Northern Alberta. She has 33 years of experience as an educator in High Prairie and area.

Kim spent many years researching and learning about barriers to Indigenous student achievement and how to remove those barriers. Her journey led her in many directions, including an opportunity to put what she learned into practice. The results were highly rewarding for students and were encouraging for increasing minority student achievement. Kim’s work on closing the achievement gap was influenced by a variety of findings and experiences, including: The Equity Framework, Diversity Training, Cultural Awareness and Personal Wellness as well as Critical Pedagogy and Transformative Theory.

Over the years, Kim has become an expert on transforming school cultures and closing the educational achievement gap.

Catering is not prepared in a nut/gluten-free environment.
Photography Release:
This is a public event with the likeliness of photo/video throughout the day. By attending, participants understand they may be captured in photo or video for future presentations or promotional material development. Please see conference hosts if you prefer to not be photographed.

Registration Fee:



Administrator/Administration, Curriculum Leaders/Leadeur de programme, Teachers/Enseignant

Grade Level:

K-12/Tous niveaux Maternelle à 12