I’ve been working in the Early Childhood Education field for 11 years here at the Sum Yaz Daycare and 1.5 years as a Headstart Co-ordinator in Yekooche and going on my 3rd year here at the Tl’azt’en Headstart.
I am from the Grandon Clan. I have 2 Children and 1 Grandchild. Having a grandchild made me want to learn more of our Language and Culture. I realized how important it is. I have been and Early Childhood Educator for over 20 years. This past couple of years have been a Huge learning experience for me as the Headstart Manager. I know I still have so much more to learn. So far I Love working with the family’s in our Community.
Hello, my name is Daniel Benzimra and it has been my pleasure to be the principal at EJES for the past 2 years. I have had the privilege of being a part of the community for the past 4 years, and am looking forward to returning for my 5th year in the fall.
Hello! My name is Emily Weber and I feel very grateful to have joined the Eugene Joseph Elementary School team. I’m so excited to continue to share many smiles and laughs with our school community.
Grade 5/6 Teacher-EJES
Andrea is very excited to be teaching the amazing students at EJES! She enjoyed spending 8 years in teaching and leadership positions in England before moving here and she thinks Tache is the most beautiful place she has ever lived! Her favourite areas to teach are reading and literacy.
Grade 5/6 Education Assistant- EJES
Hello, my name is Crystal Mattess. I have been working as a TA at the school since 2004/05. I enjoy working with the students.
Grade 3/4 Education Assistant- EJES
I work at EJES. I’ve been here for a couple of years. I enjoy working with the future leaders of Tl’azt’en Nation. It’s amazing to watch each child grow each year. Even when they start high school I still think of them as the bond goes beyond student and teacher, we are family.
Grade K/1/2 Personal Attendant- EJES
My name is Delores Austin. I am an EA in the K-2 class at Eugene Joseph Elementary School.
Wendy has over twenty years’ experience helping small non-profit organizations, local business, international industry, and regional government plan for and respond to emergencies like fires, floods, and pandemics.