Nelson Makoop works with Kwayaciiwin Education Resource Centre in Sioux Lookout. His work is on Academic Readiness and Immersion. He has been there since 2011 and has enjoyed the work. He is a teacher and has worked as a principal since 1995. Before that, he worked as a teacher assistant and a para-professional, teaching kindergarten for seven years. His job right now is to support the band operated schools in the north. He travels to each school and works with the teachers, principal or education authorities as needed. Nelson is from Bearskin Lake First Nation.