Teacher of Indigenous Language as a Second Language (TILSL)

Applications for the above programs will become available in early February 2020.

This two-year program is comprised of three components: 

a) summer sessions at Nipissing University in North Bay, Ontario

b) e-Learning delivered courses to teacher candidates in community, and

c) in-school internships under the supervision of a certified teacher, in a classroom setting.

The following is the procedure for applying:

Part 2 Applicants:

Send the following to the Office of the Registrar:

  • Completed application form 
  • Valid Criminal Reference Check including a Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC). Your PVSC must have an issue date of June 1, 2019 or later. A PVSC dated prior to June 1, 2019 will not be accepted.

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​.


Fee information is available from Student Financial Services​ at finance@nipissingu.ca​​.


Accommodations are available in our Chancellors House complex for either individual or multiple guests/families.

Program Information

Program information is available from the Office of Indigenous Initiatives or email indigenouseducation@nipissingu.ca.​​​