News and event information from Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council Education Authority

Welcome back to school

Welcome back to school! At KTCEA, we have spent months making sure the return to school would be safe for everyone. This handbook will help parents and caregivers to navigate the new school year and some of the restrictions in place. As always, if you have any questions, please send an email to communications@ktcea.ca, or…

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2020-21 KTCEA School Restart Plan

We are pleased to release the 2020-21 KTCEA School Restart Plan. This plan has been months in the making, and is the result of the collective effort from everyone at KTCEA and the contributions of Nation and community members. The plan outlines the measures we are taking to protect the health and safety of the…

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Telus Internet for Good for Students Program

Telus is offering internet connectivity for students under their Internet for Good for Students program. Parents in need of internet connectivity for their children should contact their school principal and ask to participate. KTCEA will be reimbursing parents the $120 the program costs for the year. Call today!   Cadotte Lake School Principal: Gayle Strikes…

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Special Needs Educational Assistant – Atikameg School

Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council Education Authority is seeking an Special Needs Educational Assistant for Atikameg School. The position will be operating in Atikameg, Alberta. Job I.D. #AS.2020.04 To be considered for the position, email your resume and cover letter, along with any references, to educationHR@ktcea.ca with the corresponding position title and job I.D.…

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Educational Assistant – Little Buffalo School

Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council Education Authority is seeking an Educational Assistant for Little Buffalo School. The position will be operating in Little Buffalo, Alberta. Job I.D. #LBS.2020.04 To be considered for the position, email your resume and cover letter, along with any references, to educationHR@ktcea.ca with the corresponding position title and job I.D.…

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Educational Assistants – Kateri School

Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council Education Authority is seeking Educational Assistant(s) for Kateri School. The position(s) will be operating in Trout Lake, Alberta. Job I.D. #KS.2020.03 To be considered for the position, email your resume and cover letter, along with any references, to educationHR@ktcea.ca with the corresponding position title and job I.D. in the…

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Educational Assistant – Cadotte Lake School

Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council Education Authority is seeking an Educational Assistant for Cadotte Lake School. The position will be operating in Cadotte Lake, Alberta. Job I.D. #CLS.2020.02 To be considered for the position, email your resume and cover letter, along with any references, to educationHR@ktcea.ca with the corresponding position title and job I.D.…

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School Custodian – Little Buffalo School

Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council Education Authority is seeking a Custodian for Little Buffalo School. The position will be operating in Little Buffalo, Alberta. Job I.D. #LBS.2020.05 To be considered for the position, email your resume and cover letter, along with any references, to educationHR@ktcea.ca with the corresponding position title and job I.D. in…

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School Bus Operator – Atikameg School

Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council Education Authority is seeking a school bus operator for Atikameg School. The position will be operating in the Atikameg and Red Earth Creek area of northern Alberta. Job I.D. #AS.2020.03 To be considered for the position, email your resume and cover letter, along with references, to educationHR@ktcea.ca with the…

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Finance Assistant – 1 year term

Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council Education Authority is seeking a Finance Assistant. Job I.D. #KTCEA.2020.09 To be considered for the position, email your resume and cover letter, along with references, to educationHR@ktcea.ca with the corresponding position title and job I.D. in the subject line. Click here to download the job posting PDF.

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2020-21 School Restart FAQ

When will school start? In-person and at-home learning will start on Tuesday, September 8, 2020. All students will take part in learning, starting on September 8, whether they are learning in school or at home. How will schools safely restart? Schools will restart in phases, starting with Kindergarten to Grade 3 on September 8. This…

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Message from the Superintendent

Good day, To the staff of KTCEA: thank you for all the excellent work you’ve done. Despite the challenges that this year brought to our communities, the staff have been nothing short of resilient, capable, and flexible as we had to change things on-the-fly. It sometimes felt like we were building the airplane as we…

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Speech and Language Pathologist

Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council Education Authority is seeking a Speech and Language Pathologist. Job I.D. #KTCEA2020.05 To be considered for the position, email your resume and cover letter educationHR@ktcea.ca with the corresponding position title and job I.D. in the subject line. The closing date for applying for this position is August 7, 2020.…

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Teacher

Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council Education Authority is seeking a Teacher. Job I.D. #KTCEA.2020.02 To be considered for the position, email your resume and cover letter, along with references, to educationHR@ktcea.ca with the corresponding position title and job I.D. in the subject line. Click here to see the job posting PDF

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KTCEA Education Continuity Plan Outline

School building closures doesn’t stop KTCEA from caring about you or our students’ education. Our education continuity plan was developed with the health and safety of our staff and students in mind. We are going to do our best to make sure that students have the best chance at success this year, despite the pandemic…

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REMINDER: Spring Break Date Change

Spring break is now from Monday, March 30, 2020 to Friday, April 3, 2020. Staff are not expected to work during this time. We hope you enjoy your break and that you and your family are happy, healthy, and safe! We expect that remote working and learning will continue after the break with details following…

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KTCEA School Closures Update

All KTCEA school buildings are now closed to staff in solidarity with the communities’ wishes to close public and work spaces to ensure community safety. All staff will be asked to return and work from home for the foreseeable future. Learning packages will be distributed today; however, please stay tuned for more updates on future…

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Announcement: KTCEA School Closures

The KTCEA Board of Directors has decided to close our schools as a precautionary measure to prevent the possible spread of COVID-19. Our schools will be closed for students starting Monday, March 16 to Friday, March 27. Spring Break will now be from March 30 to April 3. All staff are expected to report to…

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KTCEA Financial Advisor – Consultant

Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council Education Authority is seeking a Financial Advisor Consultant in the KTCEA head office in Loon River, Alberta. Job I.D. #: KTCEA.2020.03 To be considered for the position, email your resume and cover letter to educationHR@ktcea.ca with the corresponding position title and job I.D. in the subject line. Click here…

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KTCEA Elders Speak App

Ever wanted to learn Cree? Ever wanted to learn Cree from Elders? Now you can with our brand new free app! KTCEA Elders Speak is KTCEA’s new land-based Cree language learning app  app with over 900 words and phrases spoken by Cree Elders from KTC. Listen, learn, and test your knowledge in over 50 categories,…

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KTCEA Staff Christmas Gathering 2019

Ho ho ho! KTCEA held its annual Staff Christmas Gathering last week in Atikameg School. Gifts were given out, Santa made an appearance, and we enjoyed a huge turkey dinner! Lovemore Chiutsi was presented with an Award of Honor by KTCEA Sports in recognition of his efforts in coaching KTCEA students. We are so fortunate…

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KTCEA Professional Development Day 2019

Teachers need to be taught, too! The KTCEA staff gathered at Clarence Jaycox School for a regional professional development day with special sessions on programs that KTCEA provides to schools. Our day opened with some inspiring words about the importance of land-based learning by keynote speaker Dr. Kevin wâsakâyâsiw Lewis. The sessions were as follows:…

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Handwriting Without Tears Training

  KTCEA Literacy loves to use the Handwriting Without Tears Program in all the KTCEA schools. On October 24th and 25th, workshops were held for Head Start to Grade 2 teachers, along with NSD61 teachers. This program is inclusive and provides multisensory approaches to develop the foundation skills your students need to become successful communicators.…

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New School Year Greetings

Tanisi and welcome to the 2019-2020 KTCEA School Year! I am delighted to share with that we have a full compliment of education staff in all of our six schools this year. Joining our amazing team are 21 new highly qualified and passionate teachers, leaders and school support staff. On behalf of KTCEA, I warmly…

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Traditional Foods in KTCEA schools

Traditional Foods in KTCEA schools This year, KTCEA will be piloting a Traditional Foods Program in its schools. We will be the first school authority in Canada to provide traditional foods on our menu. KTCEA has been working with Health Canada to make this project happen. Health Canada has provided a Certificate of Approval for…

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Regional Education Agreement – July 18, 2019

Regional Education Agreement – July 18, 2019 A historic signing event for the KTCEA Regional Education Agreement (REA) was hosted by Woodland Cree First Nation at the Cadotte Lake School on July 18, 2019. Over 200 people attended the event including nation members, leaders and guests. The agreement is the first of its kind in…

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New Schools at Peerless Trout First Nation

New Schools at Peerless Trout First Nation The construction of the two new schools at Peerless Trout First Nation is closer to completion! Long awaited by students, teachers, leaders and Nation members, the two new schools will be replacing the existing Peerless Lake and Kateri Schools. Each of the two schools have unique features thanks…

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Meet the Principals

From left to right: Mabel Noskiye – Principal: Clarence Jaycox School, Patsy Bercier – Principal: Cadotte Lake School, Jackie Sander – Principal: Atikameg School, Pearl Calahasen – Deputy Superintendent: KTCEA, Arleyne Eldridge – Principal: Little Buffalo School, Yvette Sasha Jean-Jaques – Principal: Kateri School, Connie Molcak – Principal: Peerless Lake School Arleyne Eldridge Tansi, my…

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KTCEA Board Members

KTCEA Board Chair, Chief Ivan Sawan – Loon River First Nation Vice Chair, Darren Auger, Councillor, Whitefish Lake First Nation Tyler Letendre – Councillor, Loon River First Nation Shayne Letendre – Councillor, Loon River First Nation Chief Billy Joe Laboucan, Lubicon Lake Band Jason Laboucan – Councillor, Lubicon Lake Band Timothy Sawan – Councillor, Lubicon…

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Backgrounder: KTCEA Regional Education Agreement

The Regional Education Agreement was signed on July 18, 2019, between the Chiefs of the Loon River, Woodland Cree, Lubicon, Whitefish Lake and Peerless Trout First Nations and the Minister of Indigenous Services Canada (ISC). This federal commitment will enable Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council Education Authority (KTCEA) to put forward new resources, hire…

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