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Cat Lake First Nation
Education Department

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Description
  • Provides educational services and supports to elementary and secondary school students living on reserve
  • Offers Lawrence Wesley Education Centre (formerly Titotay Memorial School) for students from JK to Grade 8, administered by Windigo Education Authority
Keewaytinook Internet High School (KiHS)
  • Uses the Internet as a mode of delivery to offer accredited secondary school courses up to Grade 12 in a classroom setting
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
Hours of Operation
Band Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm; Closed 12 noon-1 pm
School: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Eligibility
  • Members of Cat Lake First Nation aged 4 years and older
  • All school aged children and youth living on reserve

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 30th; January start date is Nov 30th; spring and summer start dates is Apr 15th
For financial assistance applicant required to provide:
  • Photocopy of recent status card
  • Completed post-secondary application package issued by Cat Lake 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
Documents Required
Post-secondary financial assistance requires documents listed in Application Process
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(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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   Last Updated On April 16, 2020

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