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The First Nations Schools Association is dedicated to serving the approximately 130 First Nations community schools in British Columbia.  It is an independent, non-profit society and charity directed by representatives of those schools.

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“Our school is all about our kids. When you walk in you know this is a child-oriented school,” says Barbara Macleod, former principal of Eliza Archie Memorial School who just began her retirement. “You know by the art we have put up, by the work displayed, by the delightful way our students greet you…”  Read the full article in the FNSA’s School In Focus

Registration is now closed for the How to Plan Rigorous Instruction Workshop with Dr. Robyn Jackson November 13, 2014, Vancouver.

Seabird Island students showcase traditional games on show airing Oct. 11,  Royalty visits Dididaht School,  iCount school in Moricetown in the news….  Read more School News

Regional Sessions registration now open…  First Nations schools are invited to register

The FNESC/FNSA 2013-2014 Annual Report is available.

FNESC Conference Dec. 4 (evening), 5 & 6, Westin Bayshore, Vancouver – Registration will open mid/late October  book your hotel early!

FNSA’s Services for First Nations Schools in BC (2014) is a quick guide to the Professional Growth Process, FNSA Assessment and Certification, Capacity Building Coaching, Literacy Coaching, Professional Learning Communities, Curriculum Development Support, First Nations Languages Coaching, DRUMS, Technology and Learning Support, Connected Classrooms, Special Education, and more!

Neqweyqwelsten students with art they created through the Art Starts Program

Neqweyqwelsten students with art they created through the Art Starts Program

Reciprocal Tuition Handbook by FNSA and FNESC for Non-Independent First Nations Schools, 2014 Edition

Employment opportunities in First Nations Schools…

The British Columbia First Nations Education System from FNESC on Vimeo.