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CMSD82 News Release, District Literacy & Aboriginal Education Coordinator, Sept. 1, 2016



The Board of Education for Coast Mountains School District is pleased to announce the appointment of Julia Jacobs to the role of District Literacy & Aboriginal Education Coordinator effective September 1, 2016.

This assignment focuses on coaching and mentoring all district staff in the areas of Literacy and Aboriginal education. In her new role, Ms. Jacobs will be located in the First Nations Education Centre at Suwilaawks Community School.

Ms. Jacobs has held a Teaching position at Kildala Elementary School since 2011, having provided Teacher Teaching-on-Call coverage for three years prior to her current assignment. Ms. Jacobs has held various teaching positions in different schools and districts throughout B.C. within the past 14 years giving her insight and an adaptive approach to education and the different needs and diversities of staff and students. She holds a Bachelor of Education Degree from the University of British Columbia and is currently working towards her Master of Education Degree through the Vancouver Island University.

A passionate advocate for student success, Ms. Jacobs has a reputation for bringing an enthusiastic, team-focused approached to everything she does. She has always demonstrated passion in her profession, an understanding and respect for local diverse cultures, history and the importance of community involvement in making a difference in the lives of young people.

The school district is fortunate to have an educator of Ms. Jacobs’ calibre stepping into this important position that will guide the school district in all aspects of Literacy and Aboriginal education.


Katherine McIntosh
Superintendent of Schools


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  • Jan 4: Back to School
  • Jan 13: Business Cttee Mtg (virtual)
  • Jan 13: Education Cttee Mtg (virtual)
  • Jan 15: Student & Kindergarten Registration Opens
  • Jan 27: Regular (Public) Board Meeting (virtual)
  • Jan 29: Non-Instructional Day (schools are not in session)

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