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Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug
Kitchenuhmaykoosib Education Authority

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Provides educational services and supports to elementary and secondary school students
  • Administers and resources Aglace Chapman Education Centre (ACEC)
  • Provides financial assistance with board and related costs for students who choose to attend high school out of community
  • Participates in Frontier College/Lieutenant Governor's Aboriginal Summer Reading Camp which is offered for 6-8 weeks during the summer

Keewaytinook Internet High School (KiHS)
  • Uses the Internet as a mode of delivery to offer accredited secondary school courses
  • Teaches in a classroom setting for individuals wishing to obtain a high school diploma in their home community

Distance Education
  • Administers on-reserve educational instruction and academic upgrading through Wahsa Distance Education
  • Provides 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
Tribal Council: Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA)Political Territorial Organization: Independent (No affiliation)Treaty #9
  • Assistant Education Director: Jenny Pert-Wesley
  • Wahsa Distance Education, Learning Centre: Ph: 807-537-2807, Fax: 807-537-2337
  • Educational Assistant and Counsellor: Ida Sakakeep
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Eligibility
  • Members of Kitchenumaykoosib Inninuwug
  • All school aged children and youth living on reserve
Distance Education and Keewaytinook Internet High School
  • 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
  • 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
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   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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