Did you miss the Aboriginal Teacher Education Program application deadline last Friday, May 15th? Please note that the deadline has been moved to May 19th & 20th. You can still apply and follow the directions below.
You will be able to fill out your information online up until the payment portion. Once you have reached this blockade, please contact ATEP and USS via email at email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org and let them know your full name, Universtiy ID (if applicable) and application number (if applicable).
They will need to bump you application to allow your payment method to be processed. Once that have been finalized you will be able to log into your profile and upload the required documents as follows:
- Official and unofficial transcripts
- Letter of Intent
If you are asked which campus you want to apply for you will need to answer ‘yes’ to the ATEP question and then select the Community-Based Elementary Program and Blue Quills as the Partner Institution.
If you are being asked for a campus prior to that, you can pick North/Main Campus and then proceed. The ATEP questions should come up after that when you select Faculty of Education. The above was created by Angela Wolfe, MEd in order to assist those interested in applying for the program and who may not have the application fee handy.
Posted by Betty Ann Cardinal, Post Secondary Student Advisor on May 19, 2020.
TC Energy, formerly TransCanada, have extended their Scholarship deadline to June 12th. If you have not already sent in your application, you still have time to do so. If you require further information regarding their scholarships or to see if you are eligible, please follow the link provided:
Posted May 07, 2020 by Betty Ann Cardinal, Post Secondary Student Advisor
Posted at 2:30pm: Dr. Wilson’s video, shared by the SLHCC Medical Desk and posted by Dr. Nicole Cardinal, please view.
Attention all Saddle Lake Post Secondary!
Please be advised that we have moved up our April 2020 Post Secondary Allowance (PSA) distribution to Friday, March 20, 2020 via DIRECT DEPOSIT. It has been recommended by Saddle Lake Chief and Council that the distribution be moved up due to the emergency situation regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. This will give you the opportunity to purchase what you require to prepare yourselves for the days ahead. As you know, the situation around the COVID-19 is constantly changing and updates are being posted as soon as we can to ensure you are all informed. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Betty Ann Cardinal, Post Secondary Student Advisor or Amberly Makokis, Administrative Assistant who are both in the office.
The Saddle Lake Education Authority Main Office – Cultural Education, Museum, Transportation and Post Secondary have prepared our Safety Action Plan that outlines the necessary measures to ensure the health and safety of our staff, students and community members.
Recommended options for contacting the Post Secondary Staff are:
- Office Phone at – 1-800-668-0243 or 780-726-7609
- Email – please scroll down
- Fax – 780-726-4069
- Email Scan
Please contact your institution, if you have not done so already, to stay informed as to what actions are being taken with regards to you educational plans (assignments, exam, etc).
Stay informed, I have posted many links to reliable sources for you to access like what is social distancing, symptoms, community supports, etc.
Be prepared, please review or download the Saddle Lake Cree Nations COVID-19 INFORMATION PACKAGE. This package includes answers to many questions that are being asked, provides reliable resources to review and a detailed plan as to how the Saddle Lake Cree Nation is moving forward during this time. Alberta Health Services website remains to be an excellent resource.
Posted by Betty Ann Cardinal, Post Secondary Advisor
The Saddle Lake Post Secondary will continue to update our students with related COVID-19 information. We ask that you forward any of the information below to family & friends. If you require further information or want to find out whats happening back home, for those students out of province, etc., please call or email any one of us and we will assist you in any way we can:
Betty Ann Cardinal, Student Advisor – In Office – email@example.com
Amberly Makokis, Administrative Assistant – In Office – firstname.lastname@example.org
Bernadine Houle-Steinhauer, Director – Out of Office – email@example.com
Toll Free #1-800-668-0243
ALBERTA HEALTH SERVICES – #811
SYMPTOMS & TREATMENT
HOW IS THE COVID-19 SPREAD?
KNOWING THE DIFFERENCE OF SELF -MONITORING, SELF-ISOLATION
SADDLE LAKE HEALTH CARE CENTRE FACEBOOK PAGE – Please visit their page to access information.
The following information was gathered from the various Post Secondary Institutions, Local School Divisions, Saddle Lake Cree Nation Chief & Council, Governments and other NEWS sources .
Alberta Chief Medical Officer Update
World Health Organization–Interview with Dr. Bruce Aylward
Health Canada – Travel
Indigenous Service Canada
Alberta Health – Government of Canada – Information for Albertans
St. Paul Education Division No.1
Think Indigenous Facebook Page – Online Indigenous Education
Globe News – March 17, 2020
Saddle Lake Cree Nation WebPage
Blood Tribe Chief Roy Fox State of Emergency Notice– Translation in English starts at 3:14
The following are Updates or Notices from the various Banking Institutions. If your bank is not listed, go to their website and search COVID-19.
ATB BANK – UPDATE
SERVUS CREDIT UNION BANK
More Notices will be posted as they arise.
Posted by Betty Ann Cardinal, Post Secondary Student Advisor
The Saddle Lake Post Secondary Program remains open and if you have an inquiry or request, please email Betty Ann Cardinal, Student Advisor at firstname.lastname@example.org (in office); Bernadine Houle-Steinhauer, Direct at email@example.com (out of office); or Amberly Makokis, Adminstrative Assistant at firstname.lastname@example.org (out of office) or call the office at 780-726-7609.
COVID-19 virus Updates
Public Health Agency of Canada – March 15, 2020:
Below you will find links to many of the Universities/Colleges that have information regarding their stand on the COVID-19
University of Alberta Notice
McEwan University Notice
Yellowhead Tribal College Notice
University of Calgary Notice
Athabasca University Notice
Bow Valley College Notice
University of Saskatchewan Notice
University of Regina Notice
University of British Columbia Notice
University of Victoria Notice
Portage College Notice
College of New Caledonia Notice
Norquest College Notice
First Nation University of Canada Notice
Lewis and Clark State University, Idaho, USA Notice
Nicola Valley Institute of Technologies, BC Notice
University of Nevada Las Vegas, Nevada, USA Notice
Saskatchewan Indian Institution of Technology
University of New Brunswick Notice
Simon Fraser University Notice
SADDLE LAKE CREE NATION UPDATES
Saddle Lake Health Care Centre Facebook Page
Saddle Lake Cree Nation New and Information Facebook Page
Posted by Betty Ann Cardinal, Student Advisor
If you are interested in finding out more about the programs that Portage College has to offer, please come and visit Sandra Merchant on March 10th, 2020 here at the complex. She will be offering testing as well. See you there.
SPRING APPLICATION DEADLINE MARCH 15TH:
Attention to all Saddle Lake Post Secondary Students, if you are a continuing student and have not filled out your Spring application, please do so by MARCH 15TH. Once you have filled out your application you can submit to our office as soon as possible.
If you have any questions, please call us at 780-726-7609 or email us at:
- Betty Ann Cardinal – email@example.com
- Bernadine Houle-Steinhauer – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Melodee Duckchief – email@example.com
Attention all Saddle Lake Cree Nation Post Secondary Students!
Are you planning on continuing into the Spring/Summer term?
If you are or your program continues into the intersession term, then you will need to fill out our Saddle Lake Post Secondary Sponsorship Application Form before March 15th. Also, as a reminder to all SLPS students, you should have already submitted your Fall 2017 statement of marks, if you have not, please do this today to avoid any delays in your PSA.
Thank you to all those students who have submitted all their documents and we look forward to assisting you as you move forward into the intersession or fall term.
What you need to submit for the 2018 Intersession term:
- Sponsorship Application Form
- Statement of marks (when they are available to you)
- Course Registration / Schedule
- If you are unsure, please call us
ALL OTHER STUDENTS
What you need to do:
What is the Aboriginal Internship Program?
The Aboriginal Intern Program is a 2 year program open to post secondary graduates who have an interest in working for the Alberta government and possess a good knowledge of Aboriginal initiatives, people, communities, and culture.
The program will offer graduates work experience, professional development, and the opportunity to work with an Aboriginal community partner.
Internships are available in the departments of:
- Aboriginal Relations
- Jobs, Skills, Training and Labour
- Innovation and Advanced Education
- Treasury Board and Finance
- Environment and Sustainable Resource Development
- Chief Medical Officer (Alberta Health)
How does the program work?
Interns will spend the first year working in one of the participating ministries, followed by nine months of working with a community non-government partner, before returning to the ministry for the last 3 months.
Who is Eligible to Apply?
- Applicants must have graduated from an accredited university or college in the last 2 years
- Possessing knowledge of Aboriginal initiatives, communities, culture and people is an asset
Where can I find more information about the Alberta Aboriginal Internship Program?
Alberta Aboriginal Internship Program
Information above has been received by the Aboriginal Relations website: “click here to be directed to their website”