Niitsitapi Teacher Education Program (NTEP)

This innovative, unique program is based on our Niitsitapi Ways of Living and Learning.

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Program Details

Red Crow Community College is excited to announce the Niitsitapi Teacher Education Program (NTEP) beginning September 2022. This innovative, unique program is based on our Niitsitapi Ways of Living and Learning; this will be the foundation of the program. Teacher training will also include formal western educational perspectives and pedagogy so that graduates meet the Alberta Teacher Quality Standards. We welcome all potential students to apply. Once students complete NTEP in June 2026, they will receive a Bachelor of Education Degree and be eligible to apply for Alberta Education Teacher Certification.

4 years
Satellite Campus
semester start dates
Fall Semester
Application Deadline
NTEP Application Deadline

Admission Requirements

High School Diploma

With English 30-1, Social Studies 30-1, Aboriginal Studies 30 at a 65% average, also Grade 11 and mature students can be accepted once given approval

Completed Application

Students Must Complete a Red Crow Community College Online Application (found on website).

Post-Secondary Funding Eligibility

Must be eligible for Post-Secondary Funding

Essay Submitted

500-word essay describing academic and career goals (typed/double-spaced) submitted w/ Application

College Level Reading & Writing

(Accuplacer Test)

Certificate graduates

Certificate graduates, who achieve a minimum GPA of 2.5 and meet the admission criteria, have the opportunity to transfer into the Olds College second year diploma program.

Certificate graduates

After Degree

After degree students may apply to 3rd – 4th year of the program as of September 2024.

After Degree


All the courses for this program.

Political Science 100: An Introduction

3 Credits


Writing 101: Academic Writing

3 Credits


Environmental Science 100: Introduction to Environmental Science

3 Credits

SOC 100

Sociology 100

3 Credits

ENG 110

English 110

3 Credits

Kainai Studies 141

Kainai Studies 141: Cultural Anthropology

3 Credits

EDU 200

EDU 200: Introduction to Teaching and Learning

3 Credits

MATH 141

Math 141: Elementary Linear Algebra

3 Credits

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Funding Available

Apply for Funding

After applying to the program online, a Student Funding Advisor will contact the applicant.  Note: Continuing students must apply for funding every academic year.

· Main Campus: Campbell Eagle Child –
(403) 737-2400 ext. 4356

· Satellite Campus: Rene White Quills –
(403) 327-6984 ext. 1767

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to our most commonly asked questions. If you don't see your answer please contact:

How can I check my application status?

The funding application from FLA may appear in your emails junk or spam folder. You must complete the application within 30 days, or the application link will expire.

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