Lac Des Mille Lacs First Nation
Education and Training

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Description
  • Provides educational services and supports to elementary, junior and high school students
  • Students attend schools in the Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board and the Lakehead Public School Board as well as at the elementary and secondary schools at the Lac des Mille Lacs Education Centre
  • Coordinates transportation arrangements and provides busing for all JK-Grade 12 students
  • Acts as a liaison between students, schools, school boards and parents
  • Receives support and assistance from Bimose Tribal Council, Education Authority in developing and delivering the education program and system in the community
  • Collaborates with Shooniyaa Wa Biitoong to facilitate training programs and services for members

Elementary and Secondary Education
  • Administers IR Churchill Elementary School
  • Recognizes student success and achievements
  • Provides separate monetary awards to Grade 8 and Grade 12 students with the highest marks, students with the best attendance and students with the most improved marks from one year to the next
  • Organizes and supervises a cultural summer camp including drum making, traditional crafts, land-based activities and other teachings

Secondary Education
  • Administers Seventh Fire Secondary School
  • Provides academic and social guidance/counselling to students
  • Assists students with course registration

Post Secondary Student Support Program
  • Provides counselling and guidance in choosing post-secondary field of studies
  • Provides assistance for applying/filling out application forms for colleges and universities
  • Provides financial support to post secondary students both on and off the reserve
Comments
Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC)Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3)Treaty #3
Eligibility
Members of Lac Des Mille Lacs First Nation
Post Secondary Student Support Program
  • Must be continuing education at a post-secondary institution
  • Financial assistance limited by available funding
Application Process
Post Secondary Student Support Program
  • Applications available on website or at Band Office/Education Department
  • Assistance available for tuition/books/living allowance up to a maximum of 4 years per student
  • Requires new application for each year
  • Deadline to apply for assistance for fall start date varies; check website or call office
For financial assistance applicant required to provide:
  • Photocopy of recent status card; proper verification for applicants with dependents also required
  • Completed post-secondary application package
  • Letter of acceptance from post-secondary institution
  • Program description including course outline and official length of program
  • Cost of program including tuition, books, materials and supplies
  • 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 ; (40) Federal Government ; (50) Non Profit
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Last Verified On August 13, 2019

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