ATEC Offers Post-secondary Programs in Nelson House

Since 2009, the Atoskiwin Training & Employment Centre of Excellence (ATEC) in Nelson House has offered post-secondary programs in Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN), First Year University Arts and a Mature Student Program.

More recently ATEC in conjunction with NEA and the University of Manitoba have developed a Transition Year Program to assist our Grade 12 graduates prepare for success in pursing higher education at University

or College.

To better equip NEA education assistants perform their jobs and to help raise the overall quality of education delivery, ATEC is preparing to offer a new Education Assistant Training Program that will be a required prerequisite for any new EAs working for the

Education Authority.

For more information about start dates and requirements for any of these programs, please call ATEC directly at 1 (204) 484-2886 or 1 (866) 614-7686.


Important Notice:  Please click on Post-secondary News and Bulletins in the right-hand menu for important information on submission requirements to include with your application form for post-secondary sponsorship for the upcoming academic year.

Post-secondary Programs

The Nisichawayasihk Education Authority’s Post-secondary Education Program provides financial assistance to eligible Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation Members to help them pay the costs of obtaining a post-secondary education.

NEA’s Post-secondary Program strives to ensure NCN students pursuing a post-secondary education succeed in their education.

The Nisichawayasihk Education Authority prides itself in providing support resources and staff to assist all current and prospective post-secondary students with any inquiries, problems, directions, counselling, other needs including difficulties with course work, scheduling, etc. and administers services to

assist them.

Bill Gamblin NEA

Post-secondary Counsellor

The NEA’s Post-secondary Committee is responsible for the application evaluation process, and meets for several days in May each year to assess and approve applications.

Program funds are paid in Canadian funds and made available within the limits of the program’s available annual budget.

For more information, please download a copy of the Sponsorship Program Funding Guidebook For Post-secondary Students.


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