Peesee Pitsiulak

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Peesee Pitsiulak is Dean of the Nunatta Campus of Nunavut Arctic College in the Qikiqtani Region of Nunavut. She is from Kimmirut, Nunavut. She is one of the last generation who lived out on the land, before relocation to settlements. Pitsiulak became a teacher's aid in 1975 before earning her teaching licence. Pitsiulak has a bachelor of education degree from McGill University and a master of education degree from University of Prince Edward Island. Pitsiulak has worked at Nunavut Arctic College since 1990 in the capacity of instructor, chair, and dean over the years. She has held a variety of positions related to the field of education in Nunavut, including as a grade school teacher in Kimmirut, an instructor and principal at the Nunavut Teach Educator Program, the Director of Curriculum and School Services, and later the Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit coordinator at the Government of Nunavut's Department of Education. Pitsiulak has a passion for keeping Inuit language and culture alive.