Department of Education

Midwest Education Region

Midwest Education Region

Midwest Education RegionOur Services ‹ Aboriginal Education

Aboriginal Education

Aboriginal Education Team

Manager, Aboriginal Education - Margaret Maxwell

Coordinator, Aboriginal Education - Carissa Bellottie and Trevor Martin


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Regional Responsibilites:

  • Support Aboriginal Education at a Regional level, overseeing the role of Project Officers, Aboriginal Liaison Officers and Aboriginal Islander Education Officers. 
  • Respond to critical incidents on request and work in partnership - with all stakeholders 
  • Write and adhere to the priorities of the Department of Education and Regional Office plans. 
  • Manage and deliver cultural awareness professional development including the Aboriginal Cultural Standards Framework for all Departmental employees, including Regional Office and schools. 
  • Liaise and provide feedback to the Department of Education on Aboriginal programs (e.g. Follow the Dream, ATAS, ESL/ESD Rollout) 
  • Support and advise the Regional Executive Director and fellow Managers on Aboriginal perspectives. 
  • Visit schools within the Region to support administrative teams. 
  • Work with schools to develop School Community Partnerships (SCP) 
  • Support schools attendance needs on request
Aboriginal Education

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