Indigenous Classroom Assistant Diploma Program (ICADP)

This two-year program is comprised of two components:

  1. summer sessions at Nipissing University in North Bay, Ontario
  2. in-school internships under the supervision of a certified teacher, in a classroom setting.

The following is the procedure for applying:

**Covid-19 Update**

Due to continuing Covid-19 concerns in the province of Ontario, all programs starting in July 2021 will be offered online. Nipissing University reserves the right to cancel courses with insufficient enrolment after June 1, 2021. For more information on Nipissing’s response to COVID-19, including FAQs, please visit ww.nipissingu.ca/coronavirus.

Part 1 Applicants:

Send the following to the Office of the Registrar:

  • Completed application form
  • Official secondary school transcript. Candidates without grade 12 can be admitted if they are 20 years or older and have been out of school for two years or more;

Part 2 Applicants:

Send the following to the Office of the Registrar:

In addition to the above, returning students must have:

  • Successful completion of ICADP Part I courses with a minimum of 60% in each course; and,
  • Successful completion of EDUC 1010 ICADP Practicum I;

Or

  • Successful completion of all components of Part I and Part II of the Aboriginal Classroom Assistant Diploma Program within four years from enrolment;

Or

  • Successful completion of Part I of the Aboriginal Classroom Assistant Diploma Program within four years from enrolment;
  • Successful completion of the following courses:
    • EDUC 2012 Working with Indigenous Children with Special Needs I  (minimum 60% average);
    • EDUC 1063 Information Technology in Classrooms (minimum 60% average);
    • EDUC 1124 Introduction to Numeracy Strategies (minimum 60% average)
    • EDUC 1023 Introduction to Literacy Strategies (minimum 60% average)

For further information on how to apply, please contact the Nipissing University Office of the Registrar by e-mail at iep@nipissingu.ca.or phone (705) 474-3450, ext. 4522.