Sandy Lake First Nation
Alternative Education Program

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Description
Provides alternative education for adult community members to obtain a high school diploma

Program objectives are as follows:
  • Enable students to obtain secondary school credit courses in their home community
  • Provide an alternative way to earn a provincial high school diploma (Ontario Secondary School Diploma OSSD)
  • Promote First Nations culture

Program offers:
  • A wide range of course selection delivered through Independent Learning Centre (ILC) and the Cooperative Education Program
  • Upgrading and education opportunities through the Wahsa Distance Education Program, the Lakehead Public Schools Distance Education program and Contact North
  • Native languages courses
  • Academic counselling and referrals to appropriate agencies as needed
  • Participation in the mandatory Ontario Secondary Student Literacy Test (OSSLT) program
  • All necessary school supplies and cost of basic student insurance
Comments
Independent First Nation (No Tribal Council affiliation) Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) Treaty #5
Eligibility
Members of Sandy Lake First Nation

Age Requirements: Ages: 18 year(s) and up;
Application Process
Courses require registration Initial interview required to:
  • Determine educational and vocational goals
  • Review student transcripts
  • Provide course counselling and course selection
  • Establish a timetable
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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Agency Information
Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On February 4, 2019

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