Appointment of Kim Martin as the Dean of Indigenous Education | Nomination de Kim Martin au poste de Directrice adjointe des études de l’éducation autochtone

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​It is with great pleasure that we announce the appointment of Kim Martin as the Dean of Indigenous Education, effective September 12.

Kim Martin is a John Abbott College alum and a faculty member of the Continuing Education Nursing program. She has a background in Nursing and over a decade of experience in leadership and management as a Clinical Coordinator and Team Leader.  A member of the Mohawk community of Kahnawake, she has been involved with volunteer work for the Kateri Memorial Hospital Foundation, has written for the Eastern Door newspaper and has been involved with community initiatives related to issues facing community students.  Since joining John Abbott as a Nursing instructor, she has collaborated with students and educators from various Indigenous communities to help identify and address barriers to education, cultural safety, and curriculum through her involvement in John Abbott College’s ReconciliAction Committee,  the Intercollegiate Decolonization Network, and through consulting as a textbook reviewer for Elsevier. As Dean of Indigenous Education, Kim hopes to continue her work as an advocate of Indigenous education, addressing barriers to education, as well as promoting the health and well-being of Indigenous students.

Please join us in welcoming Kim to the Program Deans’ Office and wishing her success as she begins her new role.

Teresa Berghello, Academic Dean and John Halpin, Director General


C’est avec grand plaisir que nous annonçons la nomination de Kim Martin au poste de Directrice adjointe des études de l’éducation autochtone à compter du 12 septembre.

Kim Martin est une ancienne étudiante du Cégep John Abbott et une enseignante du programme de formation continue en soins infirmiers. Elle a une formation en soins infirmiers et plus de dix ans d’expérience en leadership et en gestion en tant que coordonnatrice clinique et chef d’équipe. 

Membre de la communauté mohawk de Kahnawake, elle a œuvré auprès de la Kateri Memorial Hospital Foundation, a écrit pour le journal Eastern Door et a participé à des initiatives communautaires liées aux problèmes des étudiants de la communauté.  Depuis qu’elle s’est jointe à John Abbott en tant qu’enseignante en soins infirmiers, elle a collaboré avec des étudiants et des éducateurs de diverses communautés autochtones afin d’aider à identifier et à éliminer les obstacles à l’éducation, à la sécurité culturelle et aux programmes d’études par le biais de sa participation au comité ReconciliAction du Cégep John Abbott, au Réseau intercollégial pour la décolonisation, et en tant que consultante pour la révision de manuels scolaires pour Elsevier.  En tant que Directrice adjointe des études de l’éducation autochtone, Kim espère poursuivre son travail de défense de l’éducation autochtone, en s’attaquant aux obstacles à l’éducation, ainsi qu’en promouvant la santé et le bien-être des étudiants autochtones.

 Veuillez vous joindre à nous pour accueillir Kim au sein de l’équipe de la direction des études et lui souhaiter beaucoup de succès dans ses nouvelles fonctions.

 Teresa Berghello, Directrice des études et John Halpin, Directeur général 

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