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Staff Directory & Role

The Administrator oversees all aspects of Indigenous Education, and works closely with department staff, district staff, the advisory committee, and the community, to create sustainable programming and positive quality experiences for our students and families..

Resource Teachers
The role of the District Indigenous Resource Teacher is to help facilitate the learning of Indigenous students and engage teachers in Indigenizing their practice.

  • For the student this means building relationships and uncovering learning opportunities  available to them both within and outside the school. (scholarships, programs, clubs, articles for the Canoe, etc.)
  • For the teacher this means collaborating with teachers regarding the revised curriculum to help integrate and identify perspectives and approaches that align with the First Peoples practices.

Youth Workers
The Youth Workers assist schools, parents, and students in their efforts to develop positive relationships and effective communication methods. They provide individualized support for students as needed. Services are generally accessed through a referral from the student's school.

Indigenous Cultural Facilitators

The Indigenous Cultural Facilitators provide students and their families and teachers with support and cultural facilitation in the area of Indigenous studies.

  • Implements individualized and/or group programs in Indigenous studies.
  • Promotes Indigenous culture among the student body and a strong, positive self image among Indigenous students by various means.
NicoleYouth Workernbosshart@sd43.bc.caEagle Ridge, Hillcrest, Nestor, Parkland
JoanYouth Workerjcouzelis@sd43.bc.caMaillard, Suwa'lkh
RobResource Teacherrcowie@sd43.bc.caIndigenous Education
AshleighYouth Workerafauteux@sd43.bc.caCedar Drive, Pleasantside, Porter Street, Rochester
LeanneYouth Workerlefisher@sd43.bc.caBirchland, Leigh, Minnekhada
Terri-MaeResource Teachertgalligos@sd43.bc.caIndigenous Education
DonnaSecretarydgillis@sd43.bc.caIndigenous Education
BeckyYouth Workerrgulenchyn@sd43.bc.caGleneagle, Hazel Trembath, Kilmer, Pinetree
AndreaCultural Facilitatorahotomanie@sd43.bc.caIndigenous Education
MaxineResource Teachermaxjackson@sd43.bc.caIndigenous Education
DianeYouth Workerdkiss@sd43.bc.caBlakeburn, Irvine, Terry Fox
DanielleResource Teacherdkraichy@sd43.bc.caIndigenous Education
StephaniePrincipalsmaki@sd43.bc.caIndigenous Education
DawnCultural Facilitatorabedinfo@sd43.bc.caIndigenous Education
MarjorieYouth Workermmcquarrie@sd43.bc.caBanting, Citadel, Eagle Mountain, Mountain Meadows, Walton
KimYouth Workerkmorales@sd43.bc.caAspenwood, Cape Horn, Miller Park, Ranch Park, Roy Stibbs
KaylaYouth Workerkapeters@sd43.bc.caBramblewood, Glen, James Park, Scott Creek
TarynYouth Workertrogers@sd43.bc.caBaker Drive, C.A.B.E., Castle Park, CLC, Lord Baden Powell, Mountain View
ArielleYouth Workerarsanderson@sd43.bc.caHampton Park, Moody Elementary, Pitt River, Seaview
SallyYouth Workerssheehan@sd43.bc.caCentral, Coquitlam River, Maple Creek, Riverview Park
PeshaunquetYouth Workerpshognosh@sd43.bc.caGlenayre, Heritage Mountain, Heritage Woods, Panorama Heights, Pinetree Way, Smiling Creek, Westwood
RoseYouth Workerrstones@sd43.bc.caCentennial, Harbour View, Mundy Road
AlannaYouth Workerawaunch@sd43.bc.caDr. Charles Best, Port Moody Secondary, Riverside
DrewYouth Workerdwebber@sd43.bc.caAlderson, Apex, Encompass @ Vanier, Mary Hill, Meadowbrook, Moody Middle, R.C. MacDonald, Summit
RyanYouth Workerrywilliams@sd43.bc.caComo Lake, Kwayhquitlum, Montgomery

School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)

1080 Winslow Avenue, Coquitlam BC
V3J 0M6
604-939-9201 604-939-7828