About SAHTU Divisional Education Council

The Sahtu Divisional Education Council is an Agency of the Government of the Northwest Territories.

The Mission of the Sahtu Divisional Education Council is:To provide excellent, culturally relevant, educational opportunities for students, who will experience success in a caring school environment and become life long learners.

The Sahtu DEC was established on April 1, 1989, to provide K to 12 education to all students within the Sahtu Region. An interim board was established in December 1988 until the Board was established.


The Sahtu DEC Trustees (2018 to 2021)

Karea Peachy - Chairperson

Heather Bourassa - Fort Good Hope 

Miranda Baton-Taneton  - Deline

Sally-Ann Horassi - Tulita

Martha Stewart - Colville Lake 

Jennifer Waterhouse - Norman Wells