Îethka îam = talk|speak Stoney
I bring you greetings on behalf of the Stoney Education Authority and our four schools. We endeavor to provide the best education possible to the people of the Bearspaw, Chiniki, and Wesley First Nations.
The children and young adults attending our schools are the future of Morley, Eden Valley, and Big Horn. They receive instruction that challenges them to do their best mentally and physically to ensure they are ready to take on the necessary roles in the communities. We encourage our students to do their very best so that they may come and take their rightful places within the communities.
We attempt to stay within traditional practices while making the most of new educational practices and technologies. We continue to strive forward to make even greater progress with the students we serve.
Stoney Education Authority
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To ensure that Stoney Nation culture, language, history and collective knowledge are passed on to each successive generation
To promote the highest standard of literacy-based education for Stoney Nation children and young adults in a manner that will facilitate participation in any field or endeavor they may choose
To provide all Stoney Nation children the opportunity to learn to speak, read and write in the Stoney language
To instill in children and young adults the understanding that education is a lifelong pursuit
To provide a holistic approach to education that addresses the cultural, social, economic, emotional, physical and intellectual goals of children and young adults
To provide and develop education policies that accommodate a rapidly changing world, and to prepare children and young adults to meet the challenges such change demands
To recognize that children and young adults are taught first at home, and secondly at school, and to recognize the importance of family involvement in the development and delivery of education services
To ensure that all school staff and students are drug and alcohol-free
To provide a safe and caring school environment that is free from physical, emotional, spiritual, sexual and verbal abuse (innuendo, gossip and rumour) and harassment