Indigenous Teacher Education Program

Indigenous Teacher Education Program

After completing the Indigenous Teacher Education Program (ITEP) you will earn a Certificate of Qualification and Registration from the Ontario College of Teachers, in the Primary and Junior division. As a qualified elementary school teacher, you will acquire the necessary pedagogical skills and knowledge combined with a strong personal understanding of Indigenous traditions, culture and heritage to build strong learning environments for Indigenous and non-Indigenous children.

Bimose Tribal Council Program

Start Date: January 2019

Applications available: ITEP Bimose Application

Questions about the program? Please review our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Nipissing University will be conducting community information sessions in mid/late October. The exact dates and times of the information sessions will be available and posted when finalized.

Indigenous Education Programs - Nipissing University Campus

New intake for July 2019 in the following programs:

Indigenous Teacher Education Program*

*(formally known as the Aboriginal Teacher Certification Program)

Indigenous Classroom Assistant Diploma Program*

​*(formally known as the Aboriginal Classroom Assistant Diploma Program)

When you complete the Indigenous Classroom Assistant Diploma Program (ICADP) you will be qualified to work, under the professional direction of the classroom teacher and school Principal, as a classroom assistant with Indigenous and non-Indigenous school children.

Program details and applications will be available late 2018/early 2019.

Current ACADP/ATCP/TASL students

Practicum Support Documents - ATCP/TASL/ACADP​

Family Support Programs

Summer Camps for Children

To support students in their goal in achieving academic success, the Summer Aboriginal Education Programs have developed a number of daily/weekly activities for children of our enrolled students. The programs are:

Youth Experience Program

The Youth Experience Program provides daily fun and educational activities for children aged 3-8 years of age from Monday-Friday. For specific information on this year's and last year's activities, please visit our Youth Experience Program website​.

​NUScience Explorations

(formally known as the Science, Mathematics and Engineering Camps)

We are happy to offer our exciting Science camps this summer. Each week will focus on a different theme. To see this year's activities, please visit our NUScience Explorations​ website.

If you are a student in our Summer Education programs, the registration form for NUScience Explorations can be found at this link and faxed to 705-472-8601.

INFORMATION AND APPLICATION FORMS FOR SUMMER CAMPS WILL BE MAILED DIRECTLY TO SUMMER STUDENTS. LOOK FOR THE APPLICATION FORMS IN EARLY JUNE TO ARRIVE BY MAIL.

For more information on any of our programs or if you have questions please email aboriginalprograms@nipissingu.ca.