First Nation Directors of Education National Forum 2017

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CALGARY – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) First Nation Directors of Education National Forum (K-12 and Post Secondary Education) will take place on the traditional territory of the Blackfoot and the people of the Treaty 7 region in Calgary, Alberta.

All delegates who have pre-registered and pre-paid by February 16, 2017 will be automatically entered into an AFN draw for a pair of tickets to the Calgary Flames vs. Los Angeles Kings game at the Scotiabank Saddledome on February 28, 2017. The winner will be notified on Friday, February 17, 2017.Click here to register online
Registered delegates will be treated to a dinner featuring First Nations cuisine and entertainment on Wednesday, March 1, 2017.

It is with great enthusiasm and excitement that the AFN announces this National Forum which will provide an opportunity for First Nation Directors of Education (K-12 and Post Secondary Education) and educators to network, share successful education practices and give voice to invaluable insight and perspectives regarding life long learning. The potential for the creation of a National Directors of Education Association will also be a conversation at the conference.


Delta Calgary South

135 Southland Drive SE
Calgary, AB
Tel:  1.888.278.5050
When making a reservation, please mention:  AFN Courtesy Block
Rate – $149/night plus taxes based on availability
Hotel is approximately a 10 minute drive from the Grey Eagle Resort

Carriage House Inn

RESERVATIONS: 1800-661-9566 or 403-253-1101


1-800-661-9566 or 403-253-11019030 Macleod Trail S. Calgary, AB


grey_eagleAs the host hotel of the AFN First Nation Directors of Education National Forum (K-12 and Post Secondary Education), the Grey Eagle Resort is offering a special rate for guestrooms. The AFN encourages delegates to make reservations at the Grey Eagle Resort by the noted deadline to ensure accommodations are available at the price listed below. Please indicate that you are attending the AFN First Nation Directors of Education National Forum when making reservations.



grey_eagle2All expenses with respect to attending the AFN First Nation Directors of Education National Forum (K-12 and Post Secondary Education) including guestroom arrangements are the responsibility of the guest/group to cover and clear upon departure.

The Grey Eagle Resort is one of Calgary’s newest entertainment destinations, located on the Tsuu T’ina First Nation in Calgary.


Grey Eagle Resort

3777 Grey Eagle Drive, Calgary, AB T3E 3X8 Telephone: 844-719-8777 or 403-719-8777 Website:

Booking code: AFN Education Forum
Cut-off date: February 2, 2017
Cost: $149.00 plus taxes for a standard room
Check-in time: 3:00 p.m. | Check-out time: 11:00 a.m.

All guestrooms include deluxe buffet breakfast, parking and wireless internet.

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