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Batchewana First Nation
Education Department
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  • Provides educational services and supports to elementary, secondary and post-secondary school students living on-reserve
  • Provides bus transportation for elementary and high school students attending schools in Sault Ste Marie
Secondary Education
  • Provides assistance, counselling and referrals to helps with academic issues
  • Coordinates bussing schedules for regular school day and after-school activities
  • Covers some student fees such as lockers, gym fees, extra-curricular activities like music and skiing clubs, and field trip fees for accommodations and food
  • Provides information on community involvement hours to students about groups looking for volunteer assistance
Boarding Home Program
  • Coordinates arrangements for boarding homes for students attending White Pines Collegiate & Vocational School in Sault Ste Marie
  • Provides financial assistance with board and related costs
Post Secondary Education
  • 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 sponsorship support to post secondary students
Tribal Council: North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC)Political Territorial Organization: Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI)Robinson-Huron Treaty
  • Boarding Home Coordinator: Lana Jones 705-759-7285 Ext 215
  • Post Secondary Program: Christine Sayers 705-759-7285 Ext 214
  • High School/Elementary School Counsellor: Colleen McCabe 705-759-7285 Ext 219
Hours of Operation
Batchewana Learning Centre: Mon 9 am-4 pm, 5 pm-8 pm * Tue 9 am-4 pm, 5 pm-7 pm * Wed 9 am-4 pm, 6 pm-9 pm * Thu-Fri 9 am-4 pmGoulais Annex: Mon, Wed 5 pm-9 pm * Tue, Thu 1 pm-5 pm * Fri at Batchewana Learning Centre
Members of Batchewana First NationPost Secondary Education All band members regardless of residency are eligible to apply for assistance if attending a post-secondary institution

Age Requirements: Ages: 4 year(s) and up;
Application Process
Post Secondary Education
  • Applications for assistance available on website or at office
  • Deadline to apply for assistance for fall start date is Jun 15th; winter start date is Oct 15th; 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 Batchewana 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
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Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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Agency Information
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
March 6, 2018