This two-year program is comprised of three components: 

a) summer sessions at Nipissing University in North Bay, Ontario
b) e-Learning delivered courses to teacher candidates in community, and
c) in-school internships under the supervision of a certified teacher, in a classroom setting.

The following is the procedure for applying:

Part 1 Applicants:


Send the following to the Office of the Registrar:
  • Completed applicati​on form​
  • Official transcripts indicating one of the following completed certifications from an accredited college or university:
    • Early Childhood Education (ECE);
    • Native Classroom Assistant Diploma program (NCADP)
    • Native Special Education Assistant Diploma Program (NSEADP)
    • Native Language Teaching Certificate (NLTC);
    • An undergraduate degree from an accredited university
  • Proof of Aboriginal ancestry
  • Valid Criminal Reference Check including a Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC)Your PVSC must have an issue date of May 1st or later. A PVSC dated prior to May 1st will not be accepted.​
  • $50 non-refundable application fee, made payable to Nipissing University (this will be applied toward your tuition fee).

Returning Students to Part 2:

Students returning to Part 2 must:
  • Successfully complete Internship One.
Send the following to the Office of the Registrar:
  • Completed applicati​​​on​ form​​
  • $50 non-refundable application fee, made payable to Nipissing University (this will be applied toward your tuition fee).


Residence

Accommodations are available in our Chancellors House complex for either individual or families. 

Fees

Information on fees is available from Student Financial Ser​vices​ at finance@nipissingu.ca​​.
For further information on how to apply, please contact the Nipissing University Office of the Registrar at (705) 474-3450, ext. 4522.

For infor​mation on the programs, please contact the Office of Indigenous Initiatives.​​​

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