Staff Spotlight - Emily Nicks

Emily Nicks - École William McDonald Middle School

Emily Nicks is in her second year teaching at École William McDonald Middle School. She is homeroom teacher for Grade 7 this year, and is the school's Indigenous Language & Culture staff representative. In the past, she has taught Adult Basic Education, Employment and Skills Training, and also Grade 12 English Language Arts. Emily grew up in Nova Scotia but now calls Yellowknife home. She has a B.Sc. from Dalhousie University, and a B.Ed. from Mount Saint Vincent University. She enjoys spending time with her fiance Geoff and recently adopted cat Foxy, hiking, yoga, and reading.