Maamawi, minonakiiwin ga zhitoomin ji shkewziyaang wii Ogimaakangeying, nakeying enenjgewaat edbendaagzijig.

Promoting Self-Sufficiency Among Our Members
Serving our First Nation communities since 1990.

Provide guidance and support to member First Nations Chiefs, Councils and staff in improving and enhancing education services and improving First Nation capacity development to manage and govern all aspects of education. Provide analysis of government (First Nation, federal and provincial) legislation, regulations and policies that affect OTC member First Nations.

Educational Training Workshop



  • Assist member communities with PLC sessions
  • Assist with Capacity Development Sessions for Education Committees and Authorities


  • Serve on subcommittees to research and assist in Education Policy Development

Special Education

  • Act as a liaison with parents, school boards and other agencies 
  • Assist with Special Education Programs and in-school committees

Advocacy and

  • Maintain memberships on local, provincial & national committees and working groups and provide current information to members
  • Engage with Post Secondary Institutions and Aboriginal Education Councils
  • Assist with School Board Aboriginal Advisory Committees

Education Program Development

  • Ojibwe language project
  • Advocate for the development of Ojibwe language courses

Strategic Planning

  • Assist with Community Education Planning
  • Facilitate Education Committee Planning
  • School Success Planning

Education Service Contracts/Tuition

  • Assist in preparing education service agreement
Educational Training Workshop

Department Contact

Greer Atkinson

Education Advisor

[email protected]
Office: 705-329-2511 ext.204
Cell: 289-221-2714

Experienced Project manager with history of working with Indigenous organizations and First Nations in the Williams Treaty area. Greer has worked with communities at both an urban and First Nation level in development of governance policy, social well-being, human resources, and education in various roles.  Her current work with the Ogemawahj Tribal Council involves the development of regional language initiatives and the development and promotion of local First Nation curriculum resources for Ontario school boards in the region.  

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