The Education Department is responsible for the education of members from the time they enter Daycare through to Post-Secondary opportunities at Colleges or Universities. The Education staff encourages achievement of our students and welcomes the opportunity to assist students and their families through infancy to Post-Secondary with academic success and financial support.
O’shkiigmong Early Learning Centre – CLFN Day Care Centre
The Oshkiigmong Early Learning Centre has been in operation since 1972. They have infant, toddler, pre-school, and school-age playrooms. Staff tend to the needs of children from infancy until age 12. The Early Learning Centre offers care for the children of Curve Lake members and employees of the First Nation.
The Curve Lake First Nation School has been locally operated since 1995. The School offers primary programming from junior Kindergarten to Grade 3. The Junior and Senior Kindergarten classes are full-time programs offering students play centered learning opportunities. Language and Culture are embedded within the programming. Parent and volunteer involvement is welcomed and encouraged. Visit the school website at www.curvelakeschool.ca.
The Provincial Tuition program provides eligible students between the ages of 4-21 living on reserve with elementary and secondary education programs in provincial schools where there is no on-reserve school. This program supports students attending provincial schools with tuition and busing.
Post-Secondary Student Support Program
The Post-Secondary program supports the participation and success of members in their pursuit of post-secondary education, by providing financial support for students in recognized University or College programs. The Application For Funding and the Release of Information forms are also available on the Applications page of our website.
Student Success Program
The student success mandate is to support literacy and numeracy achievement for all students. Program and school staff work together to achieve this goal through school success plans, student learning assessments and performance measurement. Land-based learning and well-being has been added to support the physical, mental, emotional and intellectual well-being of all students.
The Special Education Program is intended to support programs and services for on-reserve Curve Lake members who have been identified as having special needs, in order to improve the quality of education and level of support.