P3 #110 Colinda Clyne

By Noa Daniel

Passionate educators connect weekly to address questions, explore perspectives and learn from each other.

Colinda Clyne is an Anishinaabe kwe (Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg) and Curriculum Lead for First Nations, Métis and Inuit education, Upper Grand District School Board. An educator for 27 years, Colinda has been leading and facilitating professional development for over 18 years. In her current role, Colinda creates the system wide action plan for First Nations, Métis and Inuit education in her board, building capacity in K-12 teachers and administrators, connecting Elders and knowledge keepers with educators and students, and implementing strategies to improve Indigenous student well being and academic success. This work is grounded in relationships and she works hard every day to build and strengthen relationships within her local community, school communities and beyond. Colinda also works as a writer and Indigenous content consultant for a number of Canadian publishers. here is a link to the OnEdMentors Equity panel episode: https://voiced.ca/podcast_episode_post/an-equity-panel-how-to-be-an-antiracist/