Dillon Koopmans

Dillon Koopmans

Dillon Koopmans is Senior Manager, Education, at Water First Education & Training Inc. Dillon is an Ontario Certified Teacher of Potawatomi descent who holds bachelor's degrees in geography and education. He has collaborated with schools and community members in more than 20 First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities in Ontario, Manitoba and Quebec to deliver STEM-based science workshops and complete watershed restoration and conservation projects. He has significant experience designing and delivering in-class and land-based educational programs at primary, junior, intermediate and senior school divisions.
Interns in the Environmental Water Program sampling water as part of a project in collaboration with Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation in Labrador
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When Indigenous youth succeed, whole communities benefit

Indigenous youth across Canada face serious challenges when it comes to employment. It’s a complex problem, and will require integrated, collaborative solutions. At a time when unprecedented numbers of Indigenous...