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Saturday, October 2 • 10:15am - 10:35am
Invited Speaker – Ms. Rachel Weppler, “On the Path to Success for Indigenous Students: Utilizing Culturally Responsive Leadership Practices in Kindergarten to Grade 12 Schools”

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On the Path to Success for Indigenous Students: Utilizing Culturally Responsive Leadership Practices in Kindergarten to Grade 12 Schools
For many Indigenous students, education can be difficult as they are met with numerous barriers inhibiting their ability to connect and engage with the curriculum. This session will provide a brief review of research related to culturally responsive leadership and teaching practices as a means to eliminate some of these barriers. As well as provide recommendations outlining strategies that can be used to increase personal leadership capacity surrounding culturally responsive practices.

Moderators
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Manel Miaadi

Academic Committee Co-Chair, PDGIA
Welcome to the PDGIA Conference!My name is Manel Miaadi. I am the co-chair of the program committee and associate faculty at Yorkville University. I have a Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature and a Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics. And currently, I am a political... Read More →
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Mark Pezarro

Academic Committee, PDGIA
I am the Director of CityU Canada's BA in Management program and one of the program co-chairs for the conference. Please see my LinkedIn profile for more info about me. Welcome to the conference?

Speakers
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Rachel Weppler

Assistant Principal, Maskwacis Education Schools Commission (MESC)
Rachel Weppler is an Indigenous educator in Maskwacis, Alberta. Having grown up on a reservation, she has a deep appreciation of Indigenous culture and ways of learning. As a recent gradute of the Masters of Educational Leadership program through CityUniversity of Seattle in Canada... Read More →


Saturday October 2, 2021 10:15am - 10:35am PDT
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