Education - Kēdzéntʼēdé Kedzedį̄ (We Are All Learning)

The Liard First Nation Education Department provides support in the form of funding, programming, information and mentorship to LFN members who are engaged in education at any stage in life.

This includes:

  • early childhood development programs;
  • support and programming for students from Kindergarten to Grade 12;
  • programming support for post-secondary students; and
  • training support across our departments.
Kindergarten to Grade 12 Programming

LFN recognizes the value of both a traditional education and classroom studies. The following programs support young LFN members on their learning path.

Kaska language is taught at both the elementary and high schools in Watson Lake.

  • Johnson Elementary Kaska language - Kathy Magun
  • Watson Lake Secondary Kaska teacher - Linda McDonald
  • A Liard First Nation CELC (Community Education Liaison Coordinator) acts as student/parent staff advocate/liaison at both the elementary and high schools in Watson Lake.
  • Watson Lake Secondary LFN CELC - Fran Stockman
  • Johnson Elementary LFN CELC- vacant
  • Tutoring is available for LFN students after school, 3-5 pm

Website Links: 
Johnson Elementary School Website

Watson Lake Secondary School

Post-Secondary Support Program

Liard First Nation supports members to help them achieve their educational goals at post-secondary institutions for short courses, college programs, obtaining skilled trades certification and university degrees.

The application deadlines for funding under the LFN Post-Secondary Support Program are as follows:

Fall Semester June 15
Winter Semester November 15
Spring/Summer Semesters March 15


NOTE: If the stated date falls on a weekend, the application deadline will be extended to the end of the next business day. 

Liard First Nation Health Worker Education

The Liard First Nation Health Department offers support and financing for our members to obtain certifications in various Health Service Provider professions.

Please visit the Health Department page on this website for details or contact the LFN Health Department for more information.