The Batchewana Learning Centre in partnership with Science North present: "Under the same stars-minwaadiziwin, Anishinaabe Stories Under the Night Sky Planetarium"

April 28, 2017 Free Family Fun Day
BLC, 15 Jean St.
10:30am - 2pm

Games, face painting, fish pond, cotton candy, special appearances by Batman and Spiderman!

All children must be accompanied by a caregiver





Come out and learn

What a Learning Disability is..

it is not.. it feels like.

Moment to Moment- Melody Hawdon

          With Special Guest Speaker–Angie DeMarco


May 3rd, 2017 Batchewana Learning Center

12 pm till 3:30 pm (Lunch will be provided)

To register contact Lana at (705) 759-7285 Ext 215


The AIAI Education Scholarship Award was created in 2011 to promote and recognize a Post-Secondary student who overcame obstacles while pursuing his/her Post-Secondary education journey.


  • A returning full time Post-Secondary student
  • A registered band member with one of the seven (7) AIAI member Nations
  • Applicants are only eligible for the scholarship one time.


  • Completion of the AIAI application
  • Self-profile essay demonstrating overcoming obstacles while pursuing your Post-Secondary studies and why you should receive the scholarship
  • One (1) letter of support from your program advisor, school counsellor or professor/instructors, etc.
  • One (1) letter of support from your respective Chief confirming that you are a registered First Nation member of your community


APRIL 28th, 2017

Any Applications received after 4:30pm on April 28th, 2017 will not be considered


The AIAI Chiefs Selection Committee will select the successful applicant. The successful applicant will receive the scholarship at the AIAI General Assembly schedule at the end of May 2017.

All interested students please submit your application to the attention of:

Gina McGahey, Education Coordinator

Association of Iroquois & Allied Indians

387 Princess Ave, London, Ontario N6B2A7

Phone: (519) 434-2761

Fax: (519) 675-1053






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Education Department

Family & High School Cheques
Parents and students are encouraged to contact the Education Department in regards to
 the status of their funding for this school year.  Parents can register with the Education
 Department for all school aged children (elementary and secondary).  Thank you to all
parents who have come into the office to complete student and school registrations

Parents are advised that all students residing on Batchewana First Nation lands are
 required to register with the Education Department, regardless of status.  This includes,
JK to Grade 12 and Adult Education Programs.  Please contact Colleen McCabe for further
information or clarification.

Tutoring schedules have not been established.  Once we have hired tutors for each
 community a schedule will be posted for each community.  Tutors are required for
 each community.  If you are interested in providing this service a job posting is available in
 this edition of the mail out.

Batchewana Learning Centre
The Learning Centre is currently taking registrations for anyone interested in earning
credits towards their grade 12 Diploma.

Elementary & Secondary Tutors

The Eduction Department is seeking qualified individuals to provide tutoring assistance for
elementary and secondary students. Three, tutoring position, one for each location, Rankin,
 Goulais & Obadjiwan.


- Committed to working evening hours
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Sincere interest in working with students, parents and school personnel
- CPIC required (Criminal record check)
- Report directly to the Education Director


- Teaching background and/or experience in tutoring
- Appropriate educational background, minimum grade 12 diploma (OSSD)
- Able to assess individual requirements as well as progress
- Ability to adapt to teaching environment at various grade levels

Letter of application and resume to be submitted to:

Elaine McDonagh, Education Director/Principal
Batchewana First Nation Education Department
236 Frontenac Street,
Sault Ste. Marie, On
P6A 5K9

Deadline: OPEN