Education Overview

School District 91

Nechako Lakes School District 91 manages an operating budget of $39.7 million (2004). It is the largest employer in the District, with 800 employees working in 22 schools, 5 adult centers, 3 alternate education sites and an internet-based Kindergarten to Grade 12 instructional program. The District covers 40,000 square kilometers with approximately 5,800 full-time learners.

SD91 eBus Academy

Five alternate religion-based private schools are also located in the Vanderhoof area.

College of New Caledonia - Nechako Region

The College of New Caledonia-Nechako Region (CNC-Nechako) serves 12 multicultural communities of varying size with a total population of over 20 000 in a geographical area covering 1 105 900 hectares – half the size of Vancouver Island. First Nations comprise 8 of the regional communities served. The First Nation communities include members from Nad’leh Whuten, Saik’uz, Nak’azdli, Tl’azt’en, Stellat’en, and Takla.

Focusing on quality programs and services, CNC-Nechako has been serving adult learners and our communities for more than 30 years. The role of CNC-Nechako is to equip learners to identify and meet the complex and evolving needs of their communities in ways that are culturally appropriate, economically and socially relevant, and wholly reflective of the adult learner.

University of Northern British Columbia

UNBC is located approximately 1 hour from the Stuart Nechako Region. UNBC has a total enrollment of 4,073 (2003/04), and is the northern hub of education for the province with new opportunities in science and management, and arts, social and health sciences.There were a total of 695 graduates in 2003/04, with 635 bachelors and 35 masters degrees awarded.

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