Please Note: Services may be impacted in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
Please contact any service prior to visiting in person to receive up to date information on changes to their availability (e.g. hours of operation etc.)
Attawapiskat First Nation
Education Authority

Details
Contact
Description
Provides educational services and supports to elementary and secondary school students living on reserve
  • Administers education programs and schools through the Attawapiskat First Nation Education Authority (AFNEA)
  • Administers the Kattawapiskak Elementary School, newly built in 2014 to replace JR Nakogee Elementary School
  • Administers the Vezina Secondary School

Community Learning Network (CLN)
  • Provides guidance and information for individuals to access secondary, post-secondary and employment training through e-learning and distance education using the Internet and correspondence courses
  • Identifies skills that are required by the local labour market, such as skills needed to work at the De Beers Victor Mine located 90 km from Attawapiskat, and works to provide opportunities to develop those skills

Post Secondary Student Support Program
  • Provides counselling and guidance in choosing post-secondary field of studies
  • Provides assistance for applying/filling out application forms for colleges and universities
  • Provides financial support to post secondary students both on and off the reserve
Comments
Tribal Council: Mushkegowuk CouncilPolitical Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)Treaty #9
  • Community Learning office located at the Attawapiskat Development Corporation, Box 1000
  • To contact post-secondary student information email: psinfo@afnea.com
  • Student body in community is approx 800 students
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Eligibility
  • Members of Attawapiskat First Nation
  • All school aged children and youth living on reserve
Community Learning Network
  • Any Band members interested in furthering education or employment skills through correspondence and/or electronic learning
Post Secondary Student Support Program
  • All Band members regardless of residency are eligible to apply for assistance if attending a post-secondary institution
Application Process
Community Learning Network
Contact Sally Braun for information and enrollment in programs
Post Secondary Student Support Program
  • Applications for assistance available on website or at office
  • Deadline to apply for assistance for fall start date is May 15th; January start date is Oct 15th; spring and summer start dates is Feb 15th
For financial assistance applicant required to provide:
  • Photocopy of recent status card
  • Completed post-secondary application package issued by Attawapiskat First Nation
  • Letter of acceptance from post-secondary institution
  • Transcripts from high school and any previous academic institutions
  • Detailed letter of intent with program information
  • Copy of voided cheque or bank information
  • Signed student contract
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Social Media
Agency Information
Copyright
211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

New Search
Suggest Update
Share: