Wasauksing First Nation

Site: Wasauksing Kinomaugewgamik School

Service: Education Committee

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN)  
Provincial Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)  
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Description (Service)
  • Provides educational services and supports to elementary, secondary and post-secondary school students of Wasauksing First Nation 
  • Administers Wasauksing Kinomaugewgamik School for students from JK-Grade 8 
  • Coordinates bus transportation for students attending Wasauksing Kinomaugewgamik School in community and secondary students attending high school in Parry Sound 
  • Prepares education budgets and develops education policies to meet the needs of the community 
  • Receives and resolves complaints and disputes related to any education matters
 
Secondary Education 
  • Provides assistance, guidance and referrals to helps with academic issues 
  • Maintains lists of students, addresses and schools attended 
  • Provides information on community involvement hours to students about groups looking for volunteer assistance
 
Post Secondary Education  
  • Provides counselling and guidance in choosing post-secondary field of studies  
  • Provides assistance for applying/filling out application forms for colleges and universities 
  • Provides financial sponsorship support to post secondary students based upon available funding
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Wasauksing First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
 
Members of Wasauksing First Nation 
 
Post Secondary Education  
  • All registered Band members of Wasauksing First Nation are eligible to apply for assistance if attending a post-secondary institution 
  • The program of study must be recognized as a post-secondary program by accredited academic institution recognized by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development
Application Post Secondary Education 
  • Educational assistance package available at School 
  • Continuing students must reapply for funding each year  
  • Deadline to apply for assistance: Jan 31st of year you are attending
 
For financial assistance applicant required to provide: 
  • Photocopy of recent status card  
  • Completed post-secondary application package issued by Wasauksing First Nation  
  • Letter of acceptance from post-secondary institution  
  • Transcripts from high school and any previous academic institutions  
  • Detailed letter of intent with program information  
  • Bank information for direct deposit only 
  • Signed student contract
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-746-5663
Fax 705-746-5984
Website www.wasauksing.ca
Primary Contact Carolyn Pedoniquotte, School Coordinator; Phone: 705-746-5663 ext 2230; Email: kinoadmin@knet.ca
Alternate Contact Jodi Baker, Education Counsellor; Phone: 705-746-2531 ext 2240; Email: education@wasauksing.ca
Primary Executive Catherine Pawis, Principal; Phone: 705-746-5663 ext 2258; Email: principal@wasauksing.ca
Site Location Community is located on Parry Island on E shore of Georgian Bay approx 9 km W of Parry Sound
Located In Community Wasauksing First Nation
Address Wasauksing Kinomaugewgamik School
1508 Geewadin Rd, Lane G
Parry Sound, ON P2A 2X4
 
View Google Map
Mailing Address c/o Education Committee 
PO Box 250 
Parry Sound, ON P2A 2X4
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)