The Divisional Education Council is comprised of one elected/appointed representative from each of the five community-based District Education Authorities (DEAs). The Council's primary responsibility is to provide for the educational needs of the students of the South Slave region. This involves establishing policy, determining the allocation of financial resources, monitoring, evaluating, and reporting results to its stakeholders.


Fort Smith                                 Ann Pischinger, Chair

Fort Resolution                        Bess Ann McKay, Vice Chair

Hay River                                   Pennie Pokiak

K'atłodeeche First Nation       Roseann Tourangeau

Łutsel K'e                                   Thomas (Tommy) Lafferty

To contact your local District Education Authority representative, please click here.

South Slave Divisional Education Council