Actions and Commitments

Call to Action # 63: Education for Reconciliation (62-65)

Charter of Commitment

February 16, 2014

The Canadian School Boards Association (CSBA) consists of members from provincial school boards associations that represent just over 300 school boards, serving close to four million elementary and secondary school students across Canada. The CSBA advocates educational success for each and every student and promotes the value of locally elected school boards.  We maximize our advocacy efforts through collaboration and information sharing among all educational partners across the country.

Charter of Commitments – First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education
Adopted by the Board of Directors February 16, 2014


  1. Respectful and Welcoming Learning Environment
  2. Respectful and Inclusive Curriculum and Classroom Programs
  3. Culturally Responsive Pedagogy
  4. Valuing First Nations, Métis and Inuit expertise
  5. Culturally responsive assessment
  6. Affirming, revitalizing the languages of Canada’s First peoples
  7. First Nation, Métis and Inuit representation in staff and leadership
  8. Non-Aboriginal learners – foster commitment to First Nation, Métis and Inuit education
  9. Research