Bobbi-Lee teaches the intermediate class. She has been a teacher for over 10 years and her career has included a variety of different roles including principal and teacher at the Living and Learning School for 7 of those years, as well as an island-wide Salmon Education Coordinator for the Salmonids in the Classroom Program, and a Teacher Librarian/Literacy Support person for SD50. She has a passion for outdoor education, the arts and community involvement projects. She brings her knowledge and experience of being connected to the land into the classroom and works towards fostering environmental stewardship and global responsibility in her students.
Lexi teaches the primary class. She has been a teacher on Haida Gwaii for 4 years, including 3 years of multi-grade classrooms, as well as a TOC for all K-7 grade levels. She has resided on Haida Gwaii for the past 15 years. Prior to becoming a teacher she worked in environmental conservation and visual arts, both for which she holds university degrees. She also worked as an outdoor tour guide for 6 years, which motivates learning in nature and hands on learning. Her previous environmental work has fostered stewardship, and community and global awareness in many students. She also has experience with First Nations content and culture, and has taught with a focus on truth and reconciliation throughout her teaching career to all grade levels. Lexi spends her free time working as a visual artist, and brings her passion for art into all her teaching. Her teaching strategies are interdisciplinary and ‘big pictured’, with a strong focus on helping learners make connections.