Windigo Education Authority

Service: Education Authority

Description & Services
Public Comments Windigo Education Authority is a member of Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)
Description (Agency) Oversees schools and education programs in four First Nation communities
Description (Service) Oversees schools and education programs in four First Nation communities 
  • Provides the opportunity for collaborative decision-making for all education programs and issues 
  • Works to create improvements in area schools, programs, services, personnel and student performance 
  • Conducts teacher evaluations 
  • Assists with school policy development 
  • Posts teaching jobs online, processes applications and conducts interviews for available positions
 
Bilingual Education 
  • Supports and encourages the bilingual education program 
  • Strives to enable students to be fully fluent and literate in the Aboriginal language and in English
 
Special Education 
  • Provides special education programs 
  • Supports fully-integrated programs 
  • Promotes special needs children developing to the maximum of their ability
 
Administers the following schools: 
  • Bimaychikamah School, Slate Falls 
  • Martin McKay Memorial School, Sachigo Lake 
  • Michikan Lake School, Bearskin Lake 
  • Titotay Memorial School, Cat Lake
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Bearskin Lake First Nation ; Cat Lake First Nation ; Sachigo Lake First Nation ; Slate Falls First Nation
Eligibility Member First Nation communities
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Oji-Cree, Ojibway; available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-737-1064
Fax 807-737-3452
E-Mail wea@windigo.on.ca
Website www.windigoeducation.on.ca
Primary Contact Rachelle Ningewance, Office Assistant
Primary Executive Charles Meekis, Program Services Director
Alternate Executive Brittany Jeffery, Financial Administrator
Located In Community Sioux Lookout
Address 160 Alcona Dr
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1A3
 
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Intersection Alcona Dr and First Ave N
Mailing Address c/o Education Authority 
PO Box 299 
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1A3
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 1988
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)