Kenjgewin Teg Educational Institute

Site: KTEI Educational Institute

Service: Secondary School Program

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Description & Services
Description (Service) Offers private secondary education for First Nation and Non-First Nation students to help them complete credits towards an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) 
  • Offers a variety of course delivery methods 
  • Offers courses in Anishinaabemowin and promotes a sense of pride of heritage 
  • Provides supervised extra-curricular activities and outdoor education courses 
  • Coordinates a co-operative education program during summer months for students interested in earning one or two credits through a summer work placement  
  • Participates in the Ontario Secondary Student Literacy Test (OSSLT) program
Modes of course delivery include the following:
Instructor Led Course Credits 
  • Offers various course selections based on student course requirements 
  • All instructor led courses are approved and inspected by the Ontario Ministry of Education for students from Grades 9-12 
  • Supports Anishinaabe education through the provision of program choices such as the Shki-Nesewin program with a focus on Aboriginal content 
  • Also offers a Blended Learning Model using the provincial learning management system (LMS) to teach in a face-to-face class
Independent Learning Centre (ILC) Courses 
  • Supervises individual, independent learning courses for students to complete at own pace through distance education 
  • All courses are approved and inspected by the Ontario Ministry of Education  
  • Provides guidance and support as students complete assignments in course journals or e-journals
Keewaytinook Internet High School (KiHS) Delivery 
  • Works in partnership with KiHS who provides an online secondary school program through Internet and other communication technologies 
  • All courses are approved and inspected by the Ontario Ministry of Education 
  • An instructor teaches one subject to all students online  
  • A trained teacher/mentor provides assistance in the KTEI classroom  
  • Program is semestered and provides up to eight credits per year
Outdoor Education Credits and Course Delivery with Manitoulin Secondary School (MSS) 
  • Works in partnership with the Rainbow District School Board to offer an outdoor education program with KTEI as the host location 
  • Both Kenjgewin Teg Secondary School and and MSS offer a four-credit program which allows students to participate in learning and practising basic outdoor/survival skills with the opportunity to obtain certification for skill development
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 Members of the participating First Nation communities and residents of the Manitoulin Island/North Shore area wishing to earn credits towards their Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
  • Required to complete a Student Intake Form (SIF) 
  • Must provide consent for release of any transcript history from a previous school 
  • Must participate in an informal interview
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-377-4342
Toll Free Phone 1-888-536-5439
Fax 705-377-4379
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary Contact Veronica Roy, Receptionist
Alternate Contact Brian Bisson, Education Counsellor and Co-operative Education Coordinator; Email:
Site Location Community of M'Chigeeng is located in the centre 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 Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)