Education program shall provide our members with tools to be self-sufficient/reliant and to work toward developing knowledge, skills and attitude for employment or further education. Taking into consideration the overall vision statement to take care of our resources, protect our language, culture and customs through opportunities when prioritizing resources for education.
The Adams Lake Band Education Department includes both management and staff who are committed to meeting the needs of membership through a variety of programs available within the Organization:
- Kindergarten to Grade 12 Programs;
- Post-Secondary Education Programs;
- Sahhaltkum Daycare Programs;
- Chief Atahm School Programs.
Adams Lake Indian Band must evolve and adapt to meet its goals and objectives in key areas.
- Language and Culture
- Academic Counselling
- Program Development
- Technology Integration
- Employment & Training
- Establish Special Events
- Capacity Building for Staff
- Education Challenges and Case Management
Over time ALIB Education Department has been progressive with advocacy and support to ensure its foundation grows stronger each year. There are numerous stakeholders that we continuously collaborate with to research opportunities to support our members:
- School District #73 and #83 (Aboriginal Education Council)
- First Nations Education Steering Committee
- Assembly of First Nations
- Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs
- University of BC Okanagan/Okanagan College (Aboriginal Education Council)
- Thompson River University Advisory Committee
- Shuswap Training and Employment Programs
- Secwepemc Cultural Education Society