Community Based Teacher Education Programs

Are you interested in applying?

Email ITEP ( or call 306-966-7686 for additional information or the Post-Secondary Counsellor at the respective First Nation.

Aurora College - Thebacha Campus - Fort Smith, NT

Battleford Agency Tribal Chiefs

  • BATC has first, second, third and fourth year student cohorts.  The classes are at the BATC Atoskewin Success Centre located at 491 114th Street in North Battleford.  The teacher training program attracts First Nations students from seven First Nation communities surrounding North Battleford.

Beardy's & Okemasis First Nation

  • The first year program is located at the Beardy's & Okemasis First Nation in the Constable Robin Cameron Education Complex.  

Big River First Nation

  • The Big River program has year one, two and four cohorts.  The classes are taught at the Darby Morin Centre of Excellence.    Students reside in Ahtahkakoop, Big River, Pelican Lake and Witchekan Lake.

Onion Lake Cree Nation

Thunderchild First Nation