Description & Services
Public Comments
  • In Ojibwe, Kenjgewin Teg means "place of knowledge" 
  • Serves a combined population of more than 6,800 people throughout eight First Nation communities in the Manitoulin Island and North Shore areas 
  • Kenjgewin Teg Educational Institute was created in 1994 through the merging of the Waubetek Training Institute and Nda-Gkenjge-Gamig Educational Institute 
  • Supports the Anishinabek Language Declaration made by the United Chiefs and Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCM) which in part states that individuals employed in the Manitoulin Island (Mnidoo Mnising) territory will perform and provide all work and service functions in their ancestral language by 2030
Description (Agency) Provides direct educational services through the delivery of college and university accredited programs, pre-employment training programs, school support services, employee training, professional development workshops and general interest learning
Agency Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides direct educational services through the delivery of college and university accredited programs, pre-employment training programs, school support services, employee training, professional development workshops and general interest learning 
  • Operates as an Aboriginal-owned and controlled institution which includes programs that teach the Anishinabek language, culture, history and heritage
 
Provides the following programs and services: 
  • Anishinaabe Odziiwin Passport Program (AO) 
  • KTEI Secondary School Program (KTSS) 
  • Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) 
  • Mnidoo Mnising Anishinabek Kinoomaage Gamig (MMAK), Early Learning Immersion 
  • Post-Secondary Community Based Programs
 
Special Education 
  • Supports students with special education needs who enroll in KTEI Secondary School Program and have Identification Placement Review Committee (IPRC) designation or an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) from a school outlining required student accommodations for success in school 
  • If a student has not been identified as exceptional by a school board, they may still request special considerations but must supply supporting professional documentation as to their specific needs
 
Student Awards and Bursaries 
  • Provides assistance for post-secondary students to apply for bursaries, awards and other financial support 
  • Provides an annual KTEI bursary fund as well that students can apply for; amount of financial assistance varies according to the assessed financial need of applicants, the number of applicants, and the availability of funds for allocation
 
Student support services can include: 
  • Advice and counselling on educational issues, career choices, personal growth and life skills coaching 
  • Cultural teachings 
  • Elder-In-Residence 
  • Individual student counselling 
  • Intervention and advocacy services 
  • Outreach and Assignment Package planning and preparation 
  • Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) assistance to determine student credits from prior learning 
  • Tutoring and Peer Support
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation ; Constance Lake First Nation ; M'Chigeeng First Nation ; Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation ; Sheguiandah ; Sheshegwaning ; Whitefish River First Nation ; Zhiibaahaasing First Nation
Eligibility Focus is for members of the First Nation communities in the Manitoulin Island/North Shore area but services are available to everyone
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-377-4342
Toll Free Phone 1-888-536-5439
Fax 705-377-4379
E-Mail info@ktei.net
Website www.ktei.net
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Primary Contact Veronica Roy, Receptionist
Alternate Contact Beverley Roy-Carter, Director of Post-Secondary Education and Training; Phone: 705-377-4342 ext 219; Email: directorofbusiness@ktei.net
Primary Executive Stephanie Roy, Executive Director; Phone: 705-377-4342 ext 210; Email: executivedirector@ktei.net
Alternate Executive Brenda Francis, General Manager; Phone: 705-377-4342 ext 206; Email: directorofoperations@ktei.net
Site Location Community of M'Chigeeng is located in the center of Manitoulin Island at the base of West Bay and the intersection of Hwy 540 and Hwy 551
Located In Community M'Chigeeng First Nation
Address 374 Hwy 551
M'Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
 
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Intersection Hwy 551 and Anishnabe Way
Mailing Address PO Box 328 
M'Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1994
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development (MAESD) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)