Mississauga First Nation

Site: Education Department

Service: Adult Education Centre

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Description (Service) Provides alternative education for adult community members to obtain a high school diploma 
Program objectives are as follows: 
  • Enable students to obtain secondary school credit courses in their home community 
  • Provide an alternative way to earn a provincial high school diploma (Ontario Secondary School Diploma OSSD) 
  • Promote First Nations culture
Program offers: 
  • A wide range of course selection delivered through Independent Learning Centre (ILC) courses for both part-time and full-time students 
  • Native languages courses  
  • Academic counselling and referrals to appropriate agencies as needed  
  • Participation in the mandatory Ontario Secondary Student Literacy Test (OSSLT) program 
  • All necessary school supplies and cost of basic student insurance
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-3:30 pm
Areas Served Mississauga First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
  • Members of Mississauga First Nation 
  • Full-time students are required to attend classes for a minimum of 25 hours per week
Application Courses require registration 
Initial interview required to: 
  • Determine educational and vocational goals  
  • Review student transcripts  
  • Provide course counselling and course selection  
  • Establish a timetable
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Main 705-356-1621 
Toll Free Phone 1-877-356-3197
Fax 705-356-1867
Website www.mississaugi.com
Primary Contact Stacey Schellekens, Principal and Adult Education Teacher; Phone: 705-356-1621 ext 2303; Email: stacey@mississaugi.com
Alternate Contact Debbie Mayer, Education Director; Phone: 705-356-1621 ext 2300 * 705-356-1159; Email: debbiemayer@mississaugi.com
Site Location Community is along Hwy 17 on N shore of Lake Huron near town of Blind River, 130 km E of Sault Ste Marie
Located In Community Blind River
Address 154 Village Rd
Blind River, ON P0R 1B0
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Mailing Address c/o Adult Education Centre 
PO Box 1299 
Blind River, ON P0R 1B0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)