Three weekends on-site at Kenjgewin Teg main campus. The remaining virtual classes will be held in the evenings during the week for the fall and winter semesters. All classes will be supported with Anishinaabemowin speakers. Field placements are in person at sites TBD.
The Early Childhood Education Anishinaabemowin (ECEA) Program is a highly specialized Anishinaabe immersion program designed to train individuals who aspire to work in early childhood Anishinaabemowin Immersion settings. Anishinaabe Aadiziwin (worldview) and cultural perspective are at the heart of this program. ECEA students must commit to improving their Ojibwe language acquisition while training to become early childhood educators. Beginner, intermediate and advanced Anishinaabemowin language speakers are welcome to apply; Ojibwe language assessments will be conducted and will be administered periodically throughout the program. For field placements, students may request placements in First Nation, rural &/or urban settings.
Criminal Reference Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening, Communicable Disease Screening Requirements (includes: TB skin test, up-to-date MMR, etc.), First Aid & CPR Level C; sufficient strength and appropriate fitness capability.
OSSD or equivalent, ENG 4C or ENG 4U OR Mature student (ACCUPLACER testing)