by Meghan Finney Communications, MK

(L-R) Dr. Marie Battiste, grandson Jacoby, and Glenn Murray, author of the award winning series, Walter the Farting Dog.

Approximately 550 First Nation educators from Atlantic Canada convened in Sydney for professional development at ANTEC 2012 held May 16 -18.

The bi-annual Atlantic Native Teachers’ Education Conference (ANTEC) provides professional development, through workshops and hands-on sessions, to educators who teach or work with First Nations students in Band operated schools, provincial schools, and post-secondary institutions. Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey (MK) and the Unama’ki College of Cape Breton University co-hosted this year’s conference, Student Success in the 21st Century, at Cape Breton University.
ANTEC 2012 was a resounding success with more than 500 de ...

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