Indigenous Education

Calgary Board of Education


Description
Provides Indigenous education programs for students to develop academically and culturally.

Service offers:

  • cultural supports for Aboriginal students in school
  • early intervention for Aboriginal students with the Niitsitapi Learning Centre
  • traditional Aboriginal graduation ceremonies
  • community engagement initiatives
  • Aboriginal Elders Advisory Council, Medicine Wheel Kindergarten Programs, and Circle of Nations Museum
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to students:
  • age 3 to 12
  • with Aboriginal descent (Niitsitapi Learning Centre)
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • visit website to complete the online student registration form for new students
  • visit website to complete the online transfer request form for transferring students

Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: Yes,

Dependent on program and staff availability. Contact for details.


Telephone
403-817-3404
Web Site
https://school.cbe.ab.ca/school/Niitsitapi/Pages/default.aspx
Email
niitsitapilearningcentre@cbe.ab.ca
Languages
Blackfoot; Cree; English; Michif
Fees
Fee: Yes,

School fees vary. Contact for details.




Fee Reduction: Yes,

School fees may be waived for those with low income. Contact for details.




Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: N/A -
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Agency Information
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Last Verified On
December 10, 2022
Address
3743 Dover Ridge Drive SE
Calgary, AB, T2B 2E1
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:40 AM to 03:05 PM
Tue
08:40 AM to 03:05 PM
Wed
08:40 AM to 03:05 PM
Thu
08:40 AM to 03:05 PM
Fri
08:40 AM to 12:00 PM

Preschool / Early Development Centre (EDC) operates Monday - Thursday from 8:40 AM - 11:50 AM.