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Slate Falls Nation

Education Department

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Description
  • Provides educational services and supports to elementary and secondary school students living on reserve
  • Offers Bimaychikamah School administered by Windigo Education Authority
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 (NNEC)
  • Provides assistance for applying/filling out application forms for colleges and universities
Comments
Wahsa Office: 807-737-1934 or 807-737-5702
Hours of Operation
Mon
9 am - 5 pm
Tue
9 am - 5 pm
Wed
9 am - 5 pm
Thu
9 am - 5 pm
Fri
9 am - 5 pm

Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Eligibility
  • Members of Slate Falls First Nation 4 years of age and older
  • 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
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 (NNEC)
  • 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
Documents Required
  • Child's birth certificate/status card and copy of immunization records required at initial school registration
  • Completed application package required for post-secondary support
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Agency Information
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Copyright
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Last Verified On
January 13, 2021