Nokiiwin Tribal Council

Site: Nokiiwin Tribal Council

Service: First Nation Student Success Program

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Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides an opt-in proposal-based program for First Nation schools (K-Gr 12) to develop and implement the interrelated components which include school success plans, student learning assessments and performance measurements 
  • These components assist community educators to address and improve the areas of literacy, numeracy and student retention
School Success Plan 
  • Consists of a 3-year plan for each school to determine changes needed to improve student achievement levels 
  • Offers initial assessment and planning during the first year by Nokiiwin, then further development, assessment and reporting is carried out by each community's educators 
  • Creates the plan from information gathered through student information systems, school surveys, student learning assessment results and evaluations
Student Learning Assessments 
  • Assesses the academic performance and progress of students through various tests 
  • Uses the results to set school priorities and to monitor and plan student achievement and progress
Performance Measurement 
  • Collects data (daily records, grades, attendance, test results) on student and school performance 
  • Allows schools to set targets, monitor results and report to parents and communities on student progress
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Animbiigoo Zaagi'igan Anishinaabek First Nation - Lake Nipigon Ojibway ; Biigtigong Nishnaabeg ; Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek First Nation - Rocky Bay First Nation ; Bingwi Neyaashi Anishinaabek First Nation - Sandpoint First Nation ; Fort William First Nation ; Kiashke Zaaging Anishinaabek First Nation - Gull Bay First Nation) ; Pic Mobert First Nation
Eligibility Must belong to one of the member First Nations in the Robinson-Superior Treaty area served by Nokiiwin Tribal Council
Schools include: 
  • Spirit Bay School, Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek 
  • Netamisakomik Centre for Education, Pic Mobert First Nation 
  • Pic River Elementary, Pic River First Nation 
  • St Kateri Tekawitha, Kiashke Zaaging Anishinaabek
Application Services are delivered at the local level within each community's schools
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-474-4230
Fax 807-474-4238
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Loretta Sky, Administrative Assistant
Primary Executive Audrey Gilbeau, Executive Director; Phone: 807-474-4230 ext 1 * (Cell) 807-621-7489; Email:
Alternate Executive Scott Baker, FNSSP Coordinator; Phone: 807-699-6220 * (Cell) 807-629-9362; Email:
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 384 Fort William Rd
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 2Z3
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)