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Aboriginal Classroom Assistant (ACADP)

After completing the program you will be qualified to work, under the professional direction of the classroom teacher and school Principal, as a classroom assistant with Aboriginal primary school children.

Qualifications

​​ACADP Part I:

  • Minimum completion of Ontario Grade 12 or equivalent. Candidates without grade 12 can be admitted if they are 21 years or older and have been out of school for two years or more;

  • Recent Criminal Reference Check including a Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC). Your PVSC must have an issue date of May 1, 2018 or later. A PVSC dated prior to May 1, 2018 will not be accepted.

ACADP Part II: 

  • Successful completion of ACADP Part I courses with a minimum of 60% in each course; and,
  • Successful completion of EDUC 1010 ACADP Practicum 1;
  • Recent Criminal Reference Check including a Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC)Your PVSC must have an issue date of May 1, 2018 or later. A PVSC dated prior to May 1, 2018 will not be accepted.

 or 

  • Successful completion of all components of Part I and Part II of the Native Classroom Assistant Diploma Program within four years from enrolment;
  • Recent Criminal Reference Check including a Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC)Your PVSC must have an issue date of May 1, 2018 or later. A PVSC dated prior to May 1, 2018 will not be accepted.

or 

Program Components

The program consists of two parts: two consecutive summer sessions at Nipissing University in North Bay, Ontario, and two in-school placements with a qualified teacher, in a classroom setting, during the school year.

Summer classes are held for 6 weeks starting the first week of July. Students are enrolled in mandatory courses for the program. All courses are held during the week from Monday to Friday. Evenings and weekends are dedicated to preparing and completing course assignments.


Requests for information on admission to the Aboriginal Summer Programs should be directed to:

Nipissing University
100 College Drive, Box 5002
North Bay  ON  P1B 8L7

Phone: (705) 474-3450 ext. 4522
Fax: (705) 474-1772

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