Couchiching First Nation
Education Department

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Provides educational services and supports to elementary and secondary students living on-reserve and eligible post-secondary school students
  • Provides bus transportation for elementary and secondary school students living on-reserve to attend schools in Fort Frances
  • Offers tutoring assistance in the evening
  • Provides a quiet place and use of computers for completing homework; assistance with homework available
  • Liaises with school staff and parents to enhance students success
  • Provides eligible special needs children with teacher's aides to assist while the student is attending provincial school

Post Secondary Student Support Program
  • Provides counselling and guidance in choosing post-secondary field of studies
  • Provides support for applying/filling out application forms for colleges/universities
  • Provides financial support to eligible post secondary students both on and off the reserve
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Tribal Council: Pwi-di-goo-zing Ne-yaa-zhing Advisory Services
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3)
Treaty #3
Elementary/Secondary Education Counsellor: Jessica Desrosiers, ph 807-274-4551 Ext 233
Email: jessica.desrosiers@bellnet.ca
Eligibility
  • All school aged children and youth living on-reserve
  • Any registered Band member pursuing further education
Post Secondary Student Support Program All Band members regardless of residency are eligible to apply for assistance

Age Requirements: Ages: 4 year(s) and up;
Application Process
Tutoring and homework assistance available upon request

Post Secondary Student Support Program
  • Applications for assistance available on website or at office
  • Deadline to apply for assistance for fall start date is June 1st; January start date is Oct 15th

For financial assistance applicant required to provide:
  • Photocopy of recent status card
  • Completed post-secondary application package issued by Couchiching 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
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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Last Verified On June 5, 2019

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