ONEIDA EDUCATION OFFICE
The Education Department of the Oneida Nation of the Thames is committed to helping the Oneida Nation members achieve their academic goals and aspirations through the delivery of quality educational programs and services.
The Education Department currently oversees Head Start Family Resource Program, Child Care Center, Oneida Language & Cultural Centre and Standing Stone School.
The Education Department will ensure effective delivery of programs while pursuing new initiatives that prioritize Oneida language, history and culture.
First Nation Student Advocates
The First Nation Student Advocates provide support to Oneida’s students attending Thames Valley schools under the Education Service Agreement. First Nation Student Advocates provide service to students at Delaware Central, Lambeth, H.B. Beal, Saunders and SDCI.
The First Nation Student Advocates track student attendance and academic needs. They work towards implementing program changes to help students achieve success
Provincial Student Guidelines
Students with a signed Consent to Disclose on file may qualify for provincial support i.e. attendance, credit incentives, field trip and sport fees, back to school supplies and award incentives. Provincial Supports are for grades 7 to 12 students and are coordinated through the Education Office.
The Oneida Education office will ensure that the students of Oneida will be provided with safe and reliable transportation service to and from school daily.
Provision of Transportation Services
Student transportation is to be regarded as a privilege and not a right. Students shall be provided with transportation services to and from school as per bussing contract, namely Standing Stone School, Delaware PS, Lambeth PS, H.B. Beal, Central, Saunders, SDCI, and any school identified by the Special Transportation criteria. Transportation to any other school must be provided by the parent/guardian.