Education, Communications & Services


FNEAA Workshops & Virtual Webinars

The First Nations Education Administrators Association is focused on the development of in-person workshops and virtual online webinars. Both provide safe and secure training on professional development topics brainstormed by First Nations education administrators.

Here is the list of topics brainstormed.

  1. Finding and Hiring the Best Talent – 2 days
  2. Taking Corrective Action – 2 days
  3. Assessing Employee Performance in Education - 1 day
  4. Achieving Personal Excellence in Education (Emotional Intelligence) – 2 days
  5. Becoming an Effective Leader in Education – 2 days
  6. Education Agreements – 1 day
  7. Policy Development for Schools - 2 days
  8. Business Education - Building a School from the Ground Up - 2 days
  9. Politics of Education - 1 day
  10. Reconciliation – 2 days

The FNEAA successfully piloted two in-person workshops in February 2020:  Taking Corrective Action (2 days) and Finding and Hiring the Best Talent (2 days).  These workshops have now been aligned for virtual online delivery in November 2020 and January 2021, respectively.

Virtual Webinars

These virtual webinars consist of eight 2.5-hour stand-alone sessions. Join selected sessions of your choice or participate in all eight sessions. The registration fee is: $125 per session ($1,000 for all sessions) for non-members; and $100 per session ($800 for all sessions) for members.

 

  1. Finding and Hiring the Best Talent – November 3 to 26, 2020
    This virtual webinar will provide education administrators, principals, supervisors and Directors of Education (at all levels) with guidance and tools for corrective action to enhance employee performance. Find out how to manage common reasons for unsatisfactory performance such as lack of knowledge, skills and abilities, and lack of experience and motivation. Learn how to give effective feedback, apply employment law such as disciplinary policy with steps on how to manage termination for cause and not for cause. Understand misconduct; how to effectively discipline in a fair and procedural manner; how to handle harassment allegations; how to conduct an investigation; and when to seek legal advice.

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  2. Taking Corrective Action – NEW DATE - January 5 to 28, 2021
    This virtual webinar will provide an overview for those involved in finding, hiring, and retaining qualified candidates to work in First Nations Education such as administrators, teachers, and other educators. Learn how to effectively develop a recruitment and retention plan, job descriptions, interview guide and manage an effective interview process. Find out how to create a talent pool; negotiate employment contracts; and develop an on-boarding program for new employees.

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For more information, please click hereto email FNEAA and ask to sign up to receive information about the new workshops.

Registration Forms

Virtual Webinars

November 2020 Virtual Webinar
January 2021 Virtual Webinar

In-Person Workshops

FNEAA Services

Measuring & Evaluating

FNEAA has a team of professionals who have the knowledge and experience to provide quality measurement and evaluation services. The team produces tools and materials that both meet the highest standard of excellence and cultural relevancy.

Evaluation services offered include the following.
  • Program evaluation
  • Test item construction (quizzes and examinations) for certification
  • Assessment of competency alignment with learning objectives and assignments
  • Pilot and course evaluation
  • Development of templates to measure success

Design & Delivery

FNEAA has in-house expertise to design, develop, and deliver capacity building courses or workshops that meet the unique needs and requirements of First Nations communities and First Nations education administrators. FNEAA staff have successfully undertaken research, development, and delivery of First Nations training, certification, and education workshops. This includes a wide range of topics including administration, management and cultural programming for First Nations education.


These services include the following.

  • Program, course and workshop design and development
  • Facilitation services

Toolkits & Templates

FNEAA has a professional team that can develop and create toolkits and templates for First Nations education administrators on a wide range of topics. The methodology to design and develop tools and templates include engagement, co-development and design that meet the unique needs of First Nations education administrators and communities. Toolkits and templates could meet a wide range of needs: such as COVID-19 standards, online instruction for teachers and parents, proposal writing, strategic planning, work planning, keeping school First Schools clean and safe, etc.

Examples of services include the following.

  • Development of organizational plans, charts, or templates
  • Development of template for proposal writing
  • Development of Human Resources workplan templates
  • Development of employee policy and procedures templates

Gather & Share

FNEAA has the capacity to set up different types of gathering and meeting venues in-person and using virtual platforms for First Nations education administrators. It is extremely important for our members to have a safe space to gather together, to share and discuss controversial and challenging topics that impact their lives. It is space where light can be shed on what works and what does not work based on the variety of experiences of participants.


Examples of gathering include the following.

  • First Nations cultural and traditional gatherings in-person and via virtual platforms
  • Special interest gatherings on reconciliation
  • Virtual townhall gatherings
  • Webinars
  • Gatherings on hot topics in-person and via virtual platforms