The Indigenous Educational Assistant program prepares students for a rewarding career supporting student success in the classroom. In this program you will learn how to work with diverse students in an inclusive environment and understand how to help them to succeed in school.
Deadline to apply: now July 15, 2021!
Next Start Date
Fall 2021. Deadline to apply: July 15, 2021.
- Students with 55%+ in English 30-1, or 60%+ in English 30-2.
- Applicants with Mature Student Status (Age 21+)
- Personal Statement outlining why you want to be a Education Assistant.
- *During the course of your studies you will be required to complete a Child Intervention & Criminal Record Check for the practicum component.
2021-22 Program Schedule
Semester 1 - Fall 2021 (Online)
- IEA 101: Roles and Responsibilities
- IEA 103: Exceptional Learners/ Observation and Assessment I
- IEA 112: Numeracy and Math
- CREE 100: Introductory Cree
- ENGL 250: Writing Skills
Semester 2 - Winter 2022 (Blended)
- IEA 110: Language and Literacy
- IEA 106: Exceptional Learners/ Observation and Assessment II
- IEA 124: Child and Adolescent Development
- IEA 115: Developing Traditional Resources
- IEA 114: Practicum -180 hours, (Mid-March and April), preparation Seminars -20 hours, (January and February). *St John’s Ambulance Training is an additional part of preparation.
- ECD 115 First Aid/CPR (15 hours) - optional
Yes. Students will be required to complete a work paid practicum in a educational setting during the winter term.
Possible Career Outcomes
Graduates qualify for a variety of school settings, from pre-school, K-12 levels within a school, Head Start, and to job opportunities that extend in specialized settings outside of schools.
Tuition & Fees
Please refer to the Tuition & Fees section of this website.
Students are encouraged to speak with the registrar's office or the applicable Program Head for more details.
Please contact Program Coordinator Normie Carlson at 587-525-6152 or firstname.lastname@example.org.