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Collaborating with the College Board

The Education Council has joint authority with the College Board to evaluate curriculum, courses, programs, or course credit transferability from other institutions or other departments within NLC.

The Council also has an advisory role to the College Board for other issues, including educational goals and criteria for certificates, diplomas, and degrees.

Meetings, minutes, and agendas

The Education Council meets virtually every fourth Wednesday of the month at 1:15pm (except for December, July and August).

View the 2024 Meeting Schedule

2024
Meeting DateDue DateAgendaApproved Minutes
January 24, 2024January 1January 24 AgendaJanuary 24 Minutes
February 28, 2024January 31February 28 AgendaFebruary 28 Minutes
March 27, 2024February 28March 27 AgendaMarch 27 Minutes
April 24, 2024March 27April 24 AgendaApril 24 Minutes
May 22, 2024April 24May 22 AgendaMay 22 Minutes
June 26, 2024May 29June 26 AgendaJune 26 Minutes
September 25, 2024August 28September 25 AgendaSeptember 25 Minutes
October 23, 2024September 25October 23 AgendaOctober 23 Minutes
November 27, 2024October 30November 27 AgendaNovember 27 Minutes
2023
Meeting DateDue DateAgendaApproved Minutes
January 25, 2023January 3January 25 AgendaJanuary 25 Minutes
February 22, 2023January 25February 22 AgendaFebruary 22 Minutes
March 22, 2023February 22March 22 AgendaMarch 22 Minutes
April 26, 2023March 29April 26 AgendaApril 26 Minutes
May 24, 2023April 26May 24 AgendaMay 24 Minutes
June 28, 2023May 31June 28 AgendaJune 28 Minutes
September 27, 2023August 30September 27 AgendaSeptember 27 Minutes
October 25, 2023September 27October 25 AgendaOctober 25 Minutes
November 22, 2023October 25November 22 AgendaNovember 22 Minutes
2022
Meeting DateDue DateAgendaApproved Minutes
January 26, 2022January 29, 2021January 26 AgendaJanuary 26 Minutes
February 23, 2022January 25, 2022February 23 AgendaFebruary 23 Minutes
March 23, 2022February 23, 2022March 23 AgendaMarch 23 Minutes
April 27, 2022March 30, 2022April 27 AgendaApril 27 Minutes
May 25, 2022April 27, 2022May 25 AgendaMay 25 Minutes
June 22, 2022May 25, 2022June 22 AgendaJune 22 Minutes
September 28, 2022August 31, 2022September 28 AgendaSeptember 28 Minutes
October 26, 2022September 28, 2022October 26 AgendaOctober 26 Minutes
November 23, 2022October 26, 2022November 23 AgendaNovember 24 Minutes
2021
Meeting DateDue DateAgendaApproved Minutes
January 27, 2021December 30, 2020January 27 AgendaJanuary 27 Minutes
February 24, 2021January 27, 2021February 24 AgendaFebruary 24 Minutes
March 24, 2021February 24, 2021March 24 AgendaMarch 24 Minutes
April 28, 2021March 31, 2021April 28 AgendaApril 28 Minutes
May 26, 2021April 28, 2021May 26 AgendaMay 26 Minutes
June 23, 2021May 26, 2021June 23 AgendaJune 23 Minutes
September 22, 2021August 25, 2021September 22 AgendaSeptember 22 Minutes
October 27, 2021September 29, 2021October 27 AgendaOctober 27 Minutes
November 24, 2021October 27, 2021November 24 AgendaNovember 24 Minutes
2020
Meeting DateDue DateAgendaApproved Minutes
January 22, 2020December 25, 2019January 22 AgendaJanuary 22 Minutes
February 26, 2020January 29, 2020February 26 AgendaFebruary 26 Minutes
March 25, 2020February 26, 2020March 25 AgendaMarch 25 Minutes
April 22, 2020March 25, 2020April 22 AgendaApril 22 Minutes
May 27, 2020April 29, 2020May 27 AgendaMay 27 Minutes
June 24, 2020May 27, 2020June 24 AgendaJune 24 Minutes
September 23, 2020August 26, 2020September 23 AgendaSeptember 23 Minutes
October 28, 2020September 30, 2020October 28 AgendaOctober 28 Minutes
November 25, 2020October 28, 2020November 25 AgendaNovember 25 Minutes
2019
Meeting DateDue DateAgendaApproved Minutes
January 23, 2019December 26, 2018January 23 AgendaJanuary 23 Minutes
February 27, 2019January 30, 2019February 27 AgendaFebruary 27 Minutes
March 27, 2019February 27, 2019March 27 AgendaMarch 27 Minutes
April 24, 2019March 27, 2019April 24 AgendaApril 24 Minutes
May 22, 2019April 24, 2019May 22 AgendaMay 22 Minutes
June 26, 2019May 29, 2019June 26 AgendaJune 26 Minutes
September 25, 2019August 28, 2019September 25 AgendaSeptember 25 Minutes
October 23, 22019September 25, 2019October 23 AgendaOctober 23 Minutes
November 27, 2019October 30, 2019November 27 AgendaNovember 27 Minutes
2018
Meeting DateDue DateAgendaApproved Minutes
January 24, 2018December 27, 2017 (Pilot Dec 13)January 24 AgendaJanuary 24 Minutes
February 28, 2018January 31, 2018 (Pilot Dec 17)February 28 AgendaFebruary 28 Minutes
March 28, 2018February 28, 2018 (Pilot Feb 14)March 28 AgendaMarch 28 Minutes
April 25, 2018March 28, 2018 (Pilot Mar 14)April 25 AgendaApril 25 Minutes
May 23, 2018April 25, 2018 (Pilot Apr 11)May 23 AgendaMay 24 Minutes
June 27, 2018May 30, 2018 (Pilot May 16)June 27 AgendaJune 27 Minutes
September 26, 2018August 29, 2018September 26 AgendaSeptember 26 Minutes
October 24, 2018September 26, 2018 (Pilot Sept 12)October 24 AgendaOctober 24 Minutes
November 28, 2018October 31, 2016 (Pilot Oct 17)November 28 AgendaNovember 28 Minutes
2017
Meeting DateDue DateAgendaApproved Minutes
January 25, 2017December 28, 2016 (Pilot Dec 14)January 25 AgendaJanuary 25 Minutes
February 22, 2017January 25, 2017 (Pilot Dec 11)February 22 AgendaFebruary 22 Minutes
March 22, 2017February 23, 2017 (Pilot Feb 8)March 22 AgendaMarch 22 Minutes
April 26, 2017March 29, 2017 (Pilot Mar 15)April 26 AgendaApril 26 Minutes
May 24, 2017April 26, 2017 (Pilot Apr 12)May 24 AgendaMay 24 Minutes
June 28, 2017May 31, 2017 (Pilot May 17)June 28 AgendaJune 28 Minutes
September 27, 2017August 30, 2017September 27 AgendaSeptember 27 Minutes
October 25, 2017September 27, 2017 (Pilot Sept 13)October 25 AgendaOctober 25 Minutes
November 22, 2017October 25, 2017 (Pilot Oct 11)November 22 AgendaNovember 22 Minutes
2016
Meeting DateDue DateAgendaApproved Minutes
January 27, 2016December 30, 2015 (Pilot Dec 16)January 27 AgendaJanuary 27 Minutes
February 24, 2016January 27, 2016 (Pilot Jan 13)February 24 AgendaFebruary 24 Minutes
March 23, 2016February 24, 2016 (Pilot Feb 10)March 23 AgendaMarch 23 Minutes
April 27, 2016March 30, 2016 (Pilot Mar 16)April 27 AgendaApril 27 Minutes
May 25, 2016April 27, 2016 (Pilot Apr 13)May 25 AgendaMay 25 Minutes
June 23, 2016May 25, 2016 (Pilot May 11)June 22 AgendaJune 22 Minutes
September 28, 2016August 31, 2016 (Pilot Aug 17)September 28 AgendaSeptember 28 Minutes
October 26, 2016September 28, 2016 (Pilot Sept 14)October 26 AgendaOctober 26 Minutes
November 23, 2016October 26, 2016 (Pilot Oct 12)November 23 AgendaNovember 23 Minutes
2015
Meeting DateDue DateAgendaApproved Minutes
January 28, 2015January 28, 2015January 28 AgendaJanuary 28 Minutes
February 25, 2015January 28, 2015February 25 AgendaFebruary 25 Minutes
March 25, 2015February 25, 2015March 25 AgendaMarch 25 Minutes
April 22, 2015March 25, 2015April 22 AgendaApril 22 Minutes
May 27, 2015April 29, 2015May 27 AgendaMay 27 Minutes
June 24, 2015May 27, 2015June 24 AgendaJune 24 Minutes
September 23, 2015August 26, 2015September 23 AgendaSeptember 23 Minutes
October 28, 2015September 30, 2015 (Pilot Sept 16)October 28 AgendaOctober 28 Minutes
November 25, 2015October 28, 2015 (Pilot Oct 14)November 25 AgendaNovember 25 Minutes
2014
Meeting DateDue DateAgendaApproved Minutes
January 22, 2014December 25, 2013January 22 AgendaJanuary 22 Minutes
February 26, 2014January 29, 2014February 26 AgendaFebruary 26 Minutes
March 26, 2014February 26, 2014March 26 AgendaMarch 26 Minutes
April 23, 2014March 26, 2014April 23 AgendaApril 23 Minutes
May 26, 2014April 30, 2014May 28 AgendaMay 28 Minutes
June 25, 2014May 28, 2014June 25 AgendaJune 25 Minutes
September 24, 2014August 27, 2014September 24 AgendaSeptember 24 Minutes
October 22, 2014September 24, 2014October 22 AgendaOctober 22 Minutes
November 26, 2014October 29, 2014November 26 AgendaNovember 26 Minutes

Committees

NLC has set up Policy and Curriculum Committees to assist the Education Council in its mandate.The committees are similar to the Education Council in their representation and breadth of knowledge.


Admissions and Standards Committee

Responsibility: Initiating review of college-wide policies and language relating to institutional admission.

Committee Members
Chairs: Paola Rodriguez, Shari-Lynn Harrison

Karen Bravo – Associate Registrar
Kathy Handley – Dean of Academic and Vocational Programs
Estelle Li – Admissions Officer
Meesha Beaulieu – Indigenous Cultural Assistant
Sharon Strasdin – Instructor – HDEC – ECE/EA
Heather Harper – Instructor – UNAS
Tony Mei – Director of International Education
Rod Cork – Associate Dean of Trades & Apprenticeships
Marcie Lundin – Instructor – CCP
Irina Evseeva – Program Advisor – FSJ)

Meetings: Virtually, every fourth Thursday of the month at 9am (except December, July and August)


Curriculum Committee

Responsibility: Ensuring curriculum development and review are consistent with approved processes and undertaken in full compliance with educational policies.

Committee Members
Chair:
 Rob-Roy Douglas

Kathleen Lewis – Associate Dean of Academic and Vocational Programs
Audra Holloway – Assistant to the Education Council and Registrar
Paola Rodriguez – Enrolment Systems Officer
Karen Giesbrecht – Admissions Officer
Karen Bravo – Associate Registrar
Bruce McKay – Coordinator of Indigenous Relations
Darren Giersch – Director of Marketing & Communications
Heather Cobbett – Instructor – CCP
Howard Moody – Instructor – AME

Meetings: The Curriculum committee meets every first Friday of the month at 10am (except July and August). Meetings are currently held virtually, using MS-Teams


Educational Policies Committee

Responsibility: Reviewing current educational policies and recommending revisions, and/or developing new policies as requested in consultation with appropriate members from the breadth of the College.

Committee Members
Chair:
 Trevor Wulff

Scott Clerk – Associate Vice President of Educational Services
Cindy Broberg – Instructor – Chemistry & Biology
Issoufou Soumaila – Instructor – Business Management
Mary Ross – Registrar
Sunny Chawla – Learning Support Specialist
Sylvia Fraser – ABT Instructor

Meetings: Virtually every second and fourth Thursday of the month at 1pm (except July and August).


Governance Committee

Responsibility: Reviewing and suggesting revisions regarding governance related policies and procedures.

Committee Members
Chair: Bruce McKay

Marissa Thola – International Engagement Coordinator, DC
Kathy Handley – Dean of Academic and Vocational Programs
Irina Evseeva – Campus Services Clerk Lead, FSJ
Mary Ross – Registrar

Meetings: Virtually, as required.


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Become a member of the Education Council

We’re looking for staff, faculty, and students who want to become involved in shaping the educational direction of Northern Lights College.

Add your voice to ensure we have a strong diversity of ideas and opinions. By joining our team, you’ll help us set the processes, policies and overall education environment for NLC.

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