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Obashkaandagaang First Nation
Education Department
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  • Provides educational services and supports to elementary, junior and high school students living on reserve
  • Students attend schools in the Keewatin Patricia District School Board and the Kenora Catholic District School Board
  • Coordinates transportation arrangements and boarding arrangements if required
  • 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
Secondary Education
  • Provides academic and social guidance/counselling to students attending high school outside the community, mostly in Kenora
  • Assists students with course registration
Post Secondary Student 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
Hours of Operation
Mon
9 am - 5 pm
Tue
9 am - 5 pm
Wed
9 am - 5 pm
Thu
9 am - 5 pm
Fri
9 am - 5 pm

Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Eligibility
Members of Obashkaandagaang First Nation 4 years of age and older

Post Secondary Program
  • Must be continuing education at a post-secondary institution
  • Financial assistance limited by available funding
Application Process
Post Secondary Student Support Program
  • Applications for assistance available at office
  • Deadline to apply for assistance for fall start date is June 1st; January start date is Oct 15th
Fees
None
Documents Required
  • Child's birth certificate/status card and immunization records required for initial school registration
  • Completed application package required for post-secondary support
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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Last Updated On
November 15, 2020

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