Bridging the Gap BTG
Hello! Thank you for completing the BTG Presentation Evaluation forms. The information you provide helps us to plan our presentations and provides support for reporting to our funders.
If you are printing out PDFs for your students’ evaluations, we ask that you summarize your students’ responses and submit the resulting responses with your Teacher’s Online Evaluation Form. Qujannamiik, ᖁᔭᓐᓇᒦᒃ, Nakurmiik, Thank You
Alternatively, K to Grade 5 students: To print PDF forms for your students click here.
Alternatively, to print PDF forms for your Gr 6 to 12 students click here.
The Bridging the Gap program (BTG) provides critical supports to Inuit students and increases the knowledge and awareness of all students about Inuit history, culture, and values. Program components included 1-1 student support, advocacy, consultation, school liaison, classroom presentations, parent support and education, cultural awareness and education workshops for teachers, administrators, and support staff.
Meet the Team!
Student Support Coordinator-Lindsay McCart
The student Support Coordinator provides 1-to-1 support for Inuit students and parents struggling with navigating the education system. The Student Support Coordinator supports parents at school meetings and ensures that the needs of their children are being met along with being a resource for teachers and supporting teams who work directly with Inuit students and their families.
BTG Presenters-Aalla and Genova
Aalla and Genova bring Inuit culture, art, and history alive for students through a variety of presentations. Presenters also deliver Cultural Enrichment Workshops to educators to increase cultural competency. These workshops provide and understanding of the factors important to working in a culturally safe and aware way with Inuit students.
BTG Coordinator-Holly Alguire
The BTG Coordinator is the main contact and liaison between the BTG Team, schoolteachers, administrators, and board employees. The BTG Coordinator oversees and coordinates the delivery of BTG programs and services. The main goal for the BTG Coordinator is to help develop and provide cultural information, education, and support to schools, students, and parents in promoting school success for elementary and secondary school students.
Phone Holly at 343-574-9090
Assistance for Inuit students in the Ottawa school systems, call
Lindsay, C: 343-996-3782
Kayla is on Maternity Leave
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