Kingfisher Lake First Nation
Education Authority

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Description
  • Provides educational services and supports to elementary and secondary school students living on reserve
  • Receives support and assistance from Shibogama Education Authority in developing and delivering the education program and system in the community
  • Administers Mary Ann Aganash Memorial School, an elementary school from JK to Grade 8

Secondary Education
  • Provides assistance through Northern Nishnawbe Education Centre (NNEC) with school arrangements and boarding services for students choosing to attend Pelican Falls First Nation High School in Sioux Lookout

Wahsa Distance Education
  • Administers on-reserve educational instruction and academic upgrading through Wahsa Distance Education by providing classroom instruction from Sioux Lookout via Wawatay Radio to students from Grades 9-12

Post Secondary Program (PSP)
  • Provides financial assistance and academic and social counselling support throughout the school year to post secondary students both on and off the reserve through the Northern Nishnawbe Education Council
  • Provides assistance for applying/filling out application forms for colleges and universities
Comments
Tribal Council: Shibogama First Nations CouncilPolitical Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)Treaty #9Wahsa Distance Education: ph: 807-532-2095 or 807-532-2177, fax: 807-532-2201
Eligibility
  • Members of Kingfisher Lake First Nation
  • All school aged children and youth living on reserve
Distance Education
  • On-reserve individuals wishing to obtain a high school diploma
Post Secondary Program
  • All Band members regardless of residency are eligible to apply for assistance if attending a post-secondary institution


Age Requirements: Ages: 4 year(s) and up;
Application Process
Post Secondary Program
  • Applications for assistance available on Northern Nishnawbe Education Council 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 Northern Nishnawbe Education Council
  • 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 Applicable
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Agency Information
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Last Verified On February 6, 2019

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