A Coast Salish Non-profit

The Powell River Educational Services Society is immensely proud of its Coast Salish leadership, and honoured to be working within the traditional territories of the Klahoose and Tla’amin First Nations.  Indigenous traditions express human existence in terms that deeply inspire individuals and communities across the planet.   In recent years, there has been a worldwide […]


PRESS pursues social change through educational innovation. Together, our staff members combine more than 80 years of experience in educational leadership and management, and encompass diverse capacities in education: technical training development; project-based training; special education programming; outdoor adventure training; community development and First Nations culture.

How PRESS Began

PRESS was created to manage educational and employment outcomes for a partnership between Klahoose First Nation, School District 47, the local and provincial government, the Powell River community and big business.

PRESS Board of Directors

PRESS is proud to be an Indigenous-led non profit.  Our Board brings a compelling range of experience, viewpoints and skills to the table, reflecting our core value of engaging diverse individuals and groups around shared goals.                                       […]