Your educational path to success
Current Programs offered:
Eslha7an has a variety of courses, programs and workshops which we offer to our members as well as any Aboriginals living in the North and West Vancouver Areas.
Lightening Youth Program (T’xayusm) 16 – 19 years. (Dogwood Diploma Courses)
Limited to 15 students.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Fridays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Discovering Wisdom Program (WaTelnexwstm ta Snewiyalh) 19 years and older.
Limited to 25 students.
Mon – Thurs 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Adult student can enter this program and complete an Adult Dogwood Diploma. This is a full day program which includes essential skills, computer skills, Squamish Language as well as GED curriculum. This is the first education step to help students on their path to full time employment.
Chan Es’ewats – Adult Essential Skills Program
Mon – Thursday 9:00 – 3:00 pm
This program helps improve reading, writing and math skills as well as brings students up to a literacy level where they can be successful in a training program and provides them with the necessary essential skills to become self-sufficient. Arrow Might is a unique program developed by and for Aboriginal people and is the basis of the day’s activities. Working on this program only 1 hour per day can move students from non-readers to readers in less than one year.
Eslha7an programs are possible thanks to partnerships with North Vancouver School District, Arrow Might and Vancouver Community College.
How do you enroll in Eslha7an?
Contact Eslha7an Admin/Student Support: Tel: 604-985-7711
Email: Lacey Baker firstname.lastname@example.org
All applications for entry to programs are processed through this individual. Students can also be referred by our IA Client intake worker or our employment counselor.
Our Adult Program Coordinator and Arrow Might Facilitator, Candice Halls-Howcroft accepts applications and will contact you for an interview and personal assessment to assist you to move towards an individual education program that is designed specifically for you.
We also employ two teaching staff and three First Nation support staff / Squamish Lanuage & Culture instructors who work with the Adult Program Coordinator to deliver the best possible service to each individual student.