Aboriginal Education

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We would like to acknowledge and thank The Coast Salish People, The Musqueam, Tsleil-Waututh and Squamish on whose traditional territories we teach, learn and live.

Aboriginal Success Programs and Services
The Aboriginal Success Team at Alpha provides enhanced programming and services to Aboriginal students and their families. Our enhanced services are intended to create pathways to success for each and every Aboriginal student within our school. Services provided to our students of Aboriginal ancestry are in congruence with the Burnaby Schools Aboriginal Enhancement Agreement. School based services include, but are not limited to:
• Cultural programming and enhancements
• Academic tracking and enhancements
• Access to specialized programming from Aboriginal Youth and Family Worker
• Access to individualized services from Secondary Aboriginal Success Teacher
• One to one services for parents and students
• Special field trips
• Access to specialized scholarship and post-secondary information
• Access to special school based and District events

For more information regarding Aboriginal Success Programs and Services at Alpha please contact:
Aboriginal Youth and Family Worker – Lorelei Lyons
Lorelei.Lyons@sd41.bc.ca, 604-760-2584
Aboriginal Success Teacher – Jeremy Berkbigler
Jeremy.Berkbigler@sd41.bc.ca, 604-664-8535
Aboriginal Resource Teacher – Karla Gamble
karla.gamble@sd41.bc.ca, 604-760-8154
For more information on Aboriginal Education in Burnaby Schools please visit http://blogs.sd41.bc.ca/aboriginaleducation/