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Kenjgewin Teg Educational Institute

Secondary School Program

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Offers private secondary education for Indigenous and non-Indigenous students to help them complete credits towards an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
  • Offers a variety of course delivery methods
  • Offers courses in Anishinaabemowin and promotes a sense of pride of heritage
  • Provides supervised extra-curricular activities and outdoor education courses
  • Coordinates a co-operative education program during summer months for students interested in earning one or two credits through a summer work placement
  • Participates in the Ontario Secondary Student Literacy Test (OSSLT) program
Modes of course delivery include the following:

Instructor Led Course Credits
  • Offers various course selections based on student course requirements
  • All instructor led courses are approved and inspected by the Ontario Ministry of Education for students from Grades 9-12
  • Supports Anishinaabe education through the provision of program choices such as the Shki-Nesewin program with a focus on Indigenous content
  • Also offers a Blended Learning Model using the provincial learning management system (LMS) to teach in a face-to-face class
Independent Learning Centre (ILC) Courses
  • Supervises individual, independent learning courses for students to complete at own pace through distance education
  • All courses are approved and inspected by the Ontario Ministry of Education
  • Provides guidance and support as students complete assignments in course journals or e-journals
Keewaytinook Internet High School (KiHS) Delivery
  • Works in partnership with KiHS who provides an online secondary school program through Internet and other communication technologies
  • All courses are approved and inspected by the Ontario Ministry of Education
  • An instructor teaches one subject to all students online
  • A trained teacher/mentor provides assistance in the KTEI classroom
  • Program is semestered and provides up to eight credits per year
Outdoor Education Credits and Course Delivery with Manitoulin Secondary School (MSS)
  • Works in partnership with the Rainbow District School Board to offer an outdoor education program with KTEI as the host location
  • Both Kenjgewin Teg Secondary School and and MSS offer a four-credit program which allows students to participate in learning and practising basic outdoor/survival skills with the opportunity to obtain certification for skill development
Members of the participating First Nation communities and residents of the Manitoulin Island/North Shore area wishing to earn credits towards their Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
Application Process
  • Required to complete a Student Intake Form (SIF)
  • Must provide consent for release of any transcript history from a previous school
  • Must participate in an informal interview
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Mailing Address
PO Box 328
M'Chigeeng, ON, P0P 1G0
Veronica Roy, Receptionist
Phone: 705-377-4342 Ext 200
Dean of Pathways and Secondary Education
Mark Gibeault
Phone: 705-377-4342 Ext 211
Documents Required
Completed Student Intake Form required
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
October 4, 2022
374A Hwy 551
M'Chigeeng First Nation, ON, P0P 1G0
  • KTEI Educational Institute is located along Hwy 551 in M'Chigeeng First Nation
  • Situated next to the Castle Building Centre
  • Community of M'Chigeeng is located in the centre of Manitoulin Island at the base of West Bay and the intersection of Hwy 540 and Hwy 551

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Hours of Operation
0830 to 1600
0830 to 1600
0830 to 1600
0830 to 1600
0830 to 1600

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation
  • Constance Lake First Nation
  • M'Chigeeng First Nation
  • Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation
  • Sheguiandah
  • Sheshegwaning First Nation
  • Whitefish River First Nation
  • Zhiibaahaasing First Nation