The Department of Education stresses success of all learners through inclusive education. Each student is unique, with their own challenges and gifts. We make every effort to provide support so that all students reach their goals. Our vision for inclusive schools is that every student feels accepted, valued and safe in school. We believe:
All students can learn;
Students learn in different ways, at different rates and in different places;
Students come from diverse backgrounds and want their differences to be respected;
Students have the right to appropriate education programming and required supports;
Parental involvement is essential
This position supports the efficient and effective delivery of student support services by managing the provision of a full range of consultation services and activities that provide professional services and programming to all Yukon schools. The Director enables consultants and educators to deliver services to students with exceptional learning needs within an inclusive framework.
This position manages a team of inter-disciplinary professionals to ensure effective, efficient and consistent delivery of services to students to enhance student learning in the area of special education and intervention, specialist services, and positive behaviour intervention.
We acknowledge, recognize and respect that we live, work and learn within the traditional territories of the Kwanlin Dün and the Ta’an Kwäch’än Council.