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Serpent River First Nation

Education Department


Description
Provides educational services and supports to elementary, secondary and post-secondary school students
  • Supports students attending area schools including Sagamok Anishnawbek Beedaaban School, Blind River, Cutler, Spanish and Espanola
  • Coordinates bus transportation arrangements
Secondary Education
  • Provides tuition sponsorship, student activity fees and one-time lock fee for students attending high school outside of community
  • Provides academic assistance to high school students which may include counselling, homework club, providing references, and/or classroom management
Post Secondary Program (PSP)
  • Determines funding eligibility and provides financial assistance to post-secondary students
  • Provides advocacy and liaison services, counselling and other support services throughout the school year
  • Provides assistance with admissions criteria and applying/filling out application forms for colleges and universities
  • Recommends education policy amendments as necessary to meet student needs
Eligibility
Members of Serpent River First Nation 4 years of age and older

Post Secondary Program
  • Members of Serpent River First Nation both on/off-reserve
  • Must be continuing education at a post-secondary institution
  • Financial assistance limited by available funding
Application Process
Registration required at school child is attending
Post Secondary Program
  • Applications for assistance available at office or on website
  • Deadline to apply for assistance for all start dates is Apr 30th
  • All continuing students must reapply each year and provide transcripts from the previous year
Office
705-844-2009 - Education Office
Fax
705-844-2736
Web Site
http://serpentriverfn.com/
Mailing Address
PO Box 41
c/o Education Department
Cutler, ON, P0P 1B0
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Amber Simpson, Education Reception and Clerk
Email: education.clerk@serpentriverfn.com
Phone: 705-844-2009 Ext 322
Education Program Coordinator
Diane Meawasige
Email: education@serpentriverfn.com
Phone: 705-844-2009 Ext 323
Fees
None
Documents Required
  • Child's birth certificate/status card and copy of immunization records is required at initial school registration
  • Completed application package required for post-secondary support
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
Government - City
Topic(s)
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Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
March 26, 2021
Address
Education Building, 195 Village Rd
Serpent River First Nation, ON, P0P 1B0
  • Education Building is located at Village Rd in Serpent River First Nation
  • Situated behind the Band Administration Complex
  • Co-shares building with Social Services and the Library

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0900 - 1600
Tue
0900 - 1600
Wed
0900 - 1600
Thu
0900 - 1600
Fri
0900 - 1600

Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Service Area(s)
Serpent River First Nation