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Colleen Eckert

Colleen Eckert is the Professional Development and Instructional Improvement Coordinator at ECE after recently completing 9.5 years as the PD Coordinator for the Northwest Territories Teachers' Association (NWTTA). After beginning her teaching career in Ontario, Colleen headed north to teach in Gjoa Haven, NU for four years and nine years in Cambridge Bay, NU. She finished her time in Nunavut working for the Nunavut Teachers’ Association.

Colleen feels her biggest work accomplishments have been bringing three territorial conferences to fruition successfully and under budget (one in NU and 2 in the NWT). Her 14 years in the high arctic have provided wonderful memories and experiences. She lives in Yellowknife with her husband Arthur. Colleen is, for all the right reasons, a true Maple Leaf fan.

Professional Development Coordinator

Office Phone: (867) 767-9353 Ext. 71262

Personal Cell Phone: (867) 445-2074

Braden Holick

Braden Holick is an intern for the Department of Education, Culture, and Employment of the GNWT working with the Education, Operations and Development division. Born in North Battleford Saskatchewan, he moved to Yellowknife when he was just a few months old and has called Yellowknife home ever since.
“I believe I have a great opportunity to work for a division that directly impacts students and educators across the north and have a chance to positively impact the community doing the work that I do, I take a lot of pride in that”.

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Education Operations and Development


Contact Colleen or Braden with your questions!

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