Amy Parent
William Lindsay
Ethel Gardner


SFU First Nations faculty and staff recognized among Education 100

December 18, 2015

Three SFU First Nations faculty and staff members are cited among the Education 100, a selection of UBC education graduates acknowledged for their dedication, impact and expertise as community leaders in their professional area:

  • Education professor Amy Parent (Nisg’a), whose research focuses on how Aboriginal youth experience the transition from high school to university.
  • William Lindsay (Stoney-Cree), director of the Office for Aboriginal Peoples, who has devoted much of his career to building bridges between the educational needs of First Nations peoples and the post-secondary institutions that serve them, for the benefit of both communities.
  • Ethel Gardner (Stó:lō), who has been a key contributor to Aboriginal language revitalization and Aboriginal education. An SFU PhD alumna, she is also noted among SFU’s 50 Inspiring Alumni. She is now a member of SFU’s Elders’ program.

This story also appears in the December 2015 issue of SFU News, Aboriginal Edition