Indigenous Classroom Assistant Diploma Program (ICADP)

This two-year program is comprised of two components:

  1. summer sessions at Nipissing University in North Bay, Ontario
  2. in-school internships under the supervision of a certified teacher, in a classroom setting.

The following is the procedure for applying:

Part 1 Applicants:

Send the following to the Office of the Registrar:

  • Completed application form 
  • Official secondary school transcript. Candidates without grade 12 can be admitted if they are 20 years or older and have been out of school for two years or more;

Part 2 Applicants:

Send the following to the Office of the Registrar:

  • Completed application form (under "Full-time Studies - Summer start")

In addition to the above, returning students must have:

  • Successful completion of ICADP Part I courses with a minimum of 60% in each course; and,
  • Successful completion of EDUC 1010 ICADP Practicum I;

Or

  • Successful completion of all components of Part I and Part II of the Aboriginal Classroom Assistant Diploma Program within four years from enrolment;

Or

  • Successful completion of Part I of the Aboriginal Classroom Assistant Diploma Program within four years from enrolment;
  • Successful completion of the following courses:
    • EDUC 2012 Working with Indigenous Children with Special Needs I  (minimum 60% average);
    • EDUC 1063 Information Technology in Classrooms (minimum 60% average);
    • EDUC 1124 Introduction to Numeracy Strategies (minimum 60% average)
    • EDUC 1023 Introduction to Literacy Strategies (minimum 60% average)

For further information on how to apply, please contact the Nipissing University Office of the Registrar at (705) 474-3450, ext. 4522, or e-mail iep@nipissingu.ca.

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