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Community Builders Awards: Krista McCracken’s leadership supports widespread learning about Canada’s residential school system

Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre (SRSC) has become a nationally and internationally recognized leader in education focused on truth and reconciliation as a result of Krista’s work

Krista McCracken has been an integral part of the Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre since 2010.

They work directly with students, teachers and staff at Algoma University and both local school boards to help them learn the true history of Canada’s residential school system.

Krista is now regularly called upon to teach this history to students from universities across Ontario and they do so with remarkable compassion, respect and professionalism.

Krista also currently serves on the Board of Directors of the National Council on Public History and is a member of the Steering Committee on Canada’s Archives – Response to the Report on the Truth and Reconciliation Task Force.

The Education Award is presented to a student, teacher, administrator, or education advocate who has made a difference in our community. 

This award is proudly sponsored by Tenaris Algoma Tubes.