The in-person National Forum on First Nations Education will provide a focus on mental health for staff and students, education jurisdiction and languages in the classroom, and is an opportunity to learn, engage and share insights and inspirations related to lifelong learning.

Forum Goals

  • Share best practices and promote change in First Nations education.

Who should attend?

  • First Nations leadership
  • Educational leadership
  • Education administrators
  • Post-secondary educators
  • Governmental and other non-governmental entities involved or interested in First Nations infrastructure issues

Forum Agenda Overview

The Forum topics will include:

  • Supporting First Nations Languages in the Classroom, Immersion Education
  • Education and Mental Health: Supporting Students and Staff
  • Regional Jurisdiction: Regional and Post-Secondary Education Agreements

Day One
March 8, 2022

Time:11am – 4pm ET

  • Opening Ceremonies/Prayer
  • Welcome Addresses
  • Keynote Address
  • Workshop Sessions

Day Two
March 9, 2022

Time: 11am – 4pm ET

  • Keynote Address
  • Workshop Sessions
  • Plenary Panel Presentations
  • Workshop Sessions

Day Three
March 10, 2022

Time: 11am – 4pm ET

  • Plenary Panel Presentations
  • Workshops
  • Keynote Roundtable With Presenters
  • Closing Ceremonies

Hotel Information

Deadline: Monday, July 25, 2022

Delta by Marriott 
75 Lower Simcoe Street,
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M5J 3A6

Rate: $359.00/per night + Taxes

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Contact Information


If you need assistance registering online, please contact AFN Registration Coordinator: Tash Cote at [email protected] .


For general information on the Forum, please contact [email protected] .

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