Department Of Education Yukon

Department Of Education Yukon

Department Of Education Yukon, Yukon also commonly called the Yukon is the smallest and westernmost of Canada’s three federal territories (the other two are the Northwest Territories and Nunavut). The territory has the smallest population of any province or territory in Canada, with 35,874 people. Whitehorse is the territorial capital and Yukon’s only city.

Legislation and policies


Guidelines and procedures

The policies of the Yukon Education reflect the programs and legislative mandates of three department branches: Advanced Education Branch; Corporate Services Branch and Public Schools Branch.

Initiation of new policy or policy revision

A school committee, school council, parent group or member of the public may suggest, in writing, the need for a policy or policy revision.
Written requests for policy development or revision should be forwarded to the Director, Policy, Planning and Evaluation (PPE), Yukon Education. Requests will be reviewed and prioritized by the department’s Executive Management Team.
In consultation with the Executive Management Team, the Policy, Planning and Evaluation unit will periodically create a work plan to ensure that all required policy issues are dealt with on a timely basis.
A work plan does not preclude any school council, committee, board, parent, member of the public or branch from bringing forward a suggestion for policy work or policy revision on a priority basis, where required.

Roles and responsibilities

Upon receiving a request to develop or revise a policy, the Director of PPE will conduct the policy development process in a consultative way with the responsible sponsoring branch and/or agency.
This includes working with the requesting agency or branch to identify issues and affected stakeholder groups, develop a consultation plan, establish timing, approval and cost assessment and ensure the policy complies with all corporate and legislative obligations.

Policy approval

Policies will be approved by the Executive Management Team and signed off by the Deputy Minister.

Contact us

Did you find what you needed on our website? This page lists contact persons for each unit.
If you are still having trouble getting the information you need, please feel free to contact us directly. Our helpful staff are always pleased to share information.
Browse our staff directory to find a phone number or email.
If you aren’t sure who you want to talk to, call or send an email to our main receptionist, who will direct you to the right person.

Reception/General Information

Phone: 867-667-5141
Toll free (In Yukon): 1-800-661-0408, local 5141
Fax: 867-393-6254
Related pages:

Advanced Education

Administrative Assistant
Phone: 867-667-5141
Toll free (In Yukon): 1-800-661-0408, ext 5141
Fax: 867-667-8555

Apprenticeship Training – Carpenter and Construction Electrician trades

Vernon Beebe
Phone: 867-456-3867
Toll free (in Yukon): 1-800-661-0408, ext 3867
Fax: 867-667-8555

Apprenticeship Training – all other trade areas

Eric Huggard
Phone: 867-667-5140
Toll free (in Yukon): 1-800-661-0408, ext 5140
Fax: 867-667-8555


Holly Fraser
Director, Community Relations and Engagement
Phone: 867-667-5666
Toll free (In Yukon): 1-800-661-0408


Lisa Keenan
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 867-667-5609
Toll free (In Yukon): 1-800-661-0408, ext 5609
Fax: 867-393-6339

Deputy Minister’s Office

Executive Assistant
Phone: 867-667-5126
Toll free (In Yukon): 1-800-661-0408, ext 5126
Fax: 867-393-6254

First Nations Programs and Partnerships

Ruby Grant, Administration Assistant
First Nations Programs & Partnerships
Phone: 867-456-6752
Toll free (in Yukon) 1-800-661-0408, ext 6752
Fax: 867-393-6339

French Programs/Service in French

Phone: (867) 667-8237
Toll free (In Yukon): 1-800-661-0408, ext 8237
Fax: 867-393-6366

Public Schools

Administrative Assistant
Phone: 867-667-5068
Toll free (In Yukon): 1-800-661-0408, ext 5068
Fax: 867-393-6339

Student Support Services

Administrative Assistant
Phone: 867-667-8000
Toll free (In Yukon): 1-800-661-0408, ext 8000
Fax: 867-393-6423

Student Financial Assistance

Phone: 867-667-5929
Toll free (In Yukon):
1-800-661-0408, ext 5929
Fax: 867-667-8555

Student Transportation

Student Transportation Officer
Phone: 867-667-5172
Toll free (In Yukon): 1-800-661-0408, ext 5172
Fax: 867-667-8243

Teacher Certification

Joy Dornian
Coordinator, Teacher Recruitment
Phone: 867-667-8876
Toll free (In Yukon): 1-800-661-0408, ext 8876
Fax: 867-667-5435

Teaching Employment

Human Resources
Phone: 867-393-7132
Toll free (In Yukon): 1-800-661-0408, ext 7032
Fax: 867-667-5435

Drop In

Our main offices are located at 1000 Lewes Blvd in Whitehorse, just below the Whitehorse General Hospital.


Yukon Education
Box 2703
Whitehorse, Yukon
Canada Y1A 2C6

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