Programs in Review: ECE and EA programs Published on Tuesday,24 November, 2020

Since 1992 to 2020,  the GRPSEO has been able to assist 98 
confirmed graduates of the Early Childhood Education program and 
12 confirmed graduates in the Education Assistant program.
Several of the graduates continued on to earn an undergraduate degree
and then a Bachelor of Education degree through a teacher's college program.


Programs in Review: Education Published on Friday, 6 November, 2020

Since 1992 to 2019 confirmed graduates in the area of education:
Bachelor of Education - total is 79
Bachelor of Education - Adult Education - total is 12
Ontario Teacher Certificate - total is 18 
Native Teacher Certificate - total is 17
Aboriginal Adult Education Certificate - total is 19
(Please note that many students from these certificate programs went on to complete an
undergraduate degree earning a B.Ed.)

Master of Education total is 25.
Master of Professional Education total is 12 
(this does not include the 2020 graduate cohort)
PhD of Education total is 4.

Overall confirmed graduates in the area of education in
the pass 27 years is a total of 186.

The numbers for the 2020 graduates is in process as students submit
their official transcripts for confirmation of program completion. 
Former recipients of funding from the GRPSEO may also submit their official transcripts
for inclusion in the above numbers and for a more accurate count of graduates.
Currently there is a need for teachers and the Ontario Teacher's College is reaching out 
to its members.

Engineering in review: Published on Friday,25 September, 2020

Engineering programs in review:   Since 1999 to 2019, (in 20 years), there have been 6 confirmed graduates in the area of Architecture.  Three graduates at the college level and three at the university level who completed their master degree. Architecture requires math and your English courses but also artistic and creative capability.  At the college level there are two programs, there is a two year technician program or a three technology program.  There are also specialty post-diploma programs such as green architecture.  At the university level there is the undergraduate degree and then onto the master level. To see the admission requirements check the Ontario College Application Services (OCAS) website or the Ontario University Application Centre website (OUAC).

Engineering in Review: Published on Monday,31 August, 2020

Engineering Programs in Review:
Since 1997, there have been 8 confirmed graduate from the Construction Engineering programs; 3 confirmed graduates from the Building Renovations program and 1 confirmed graduate from the Building Systems program.  If you are interested in, and enjoy construction check out the 2 year programs at one of your local colleges to see what is required to be admitted, and the types of courses you will be required to take. 

Engineering programs in review: Published on Thursday,23 July, 2020

Engineering & Computer Science:  There has been a  sporadic interest in pursuing programs in computer engineering or computer science programs. In review of confirmed graduates since 1992 the breakdown is as follows:
1999 two graduates from college programs
2000 six graduates from college programs
2001 one graduate from university program
2002 three graduates from college programs
2004 one graduate from college program
2006 one graduate from college program
2007 two graduates from college programs
2009 one graduate from college program
2011 one graduate from college program
2012 one graduate from college program
2016 one graduate from university program
2018 one graduate from college program
2019 two graduates from college program.
(2003, 2005, 2008, 2010, 2013 -2015 zero graduates)
2020 still in review as official transcripts are being submitted.  In summary over 21 years, GRPSEO has confirmed 23 graduates in a area of study for a career that impacts our lives daily. 

2020 GRPSEO Scholarship- Volunteerism waivered Published on Friday,17 July, 2020

One of the criteria for the GRPSEO SCHOLARSHIP is:  Proof of completion of a minimum of 5 hours volunteerism with the past 12 months.  Due to COVID -19 and the possible inability for students to achieve the hours of volunteerism, this proof of volunteerism is being waived for the 2020 application intake.

Engineering programs in review: June 2020 Published on Thursday,25 June, 2020

Engineering Programs in Review:  
The last time a confirmed graduate for the
Motive Technician - Auto Diesel program
was in 2004. Since 1999 there have been
3 confirmed graduates. Completion of the
program leads to a career in heavy duty industry,
motive power equipment manufacturing, oil companies,
industrial,or commercial passenger vehicles.
It is a 2 year college diploma program if you are
interested in this type of career.

Engineering Careers Update: Published on Wednesday,27 May, 2020

Just an FYI on another Engineering Area:
Mechanical Engineering
Since 1999 there have been 8 confirmed 
graduates in total from the Mechanical Engineering 
diploma program and the
Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering programs.
The year 2017 was the most recent graduate.
Have you ever considered a career in mechanical engineering?
You will need to have a good grasp on mathematics and physics.
Labour statistics is anticipating demand to increase over the 
next few years.  This is a career that uses materials science to design, 
manufacture, and maintain operation of machinery (many of the items
we use today).

Engineering careers update Published on Wednesday,29 April, 2020

A decade ago was... 
the last time there was a confirmed post secondary graduate 
from Industrial Woodworking program in 2010.
The student was hired immediately at that time
and the employer would occasionally check in for more graduates for a while.
If this something you are interested in check out the 2 year program at your local
colleges.

Words of Encouragement to Students Published on Thursday,16 April, 2020

GOOD DAY STUDENTS!!! The GRPSEO certainly hopes that all is going well with you and that you are staying healthy.  The past few weeks have been extremely difficult for our community, and perhaps especially so for you, our students. Know that while this transition has taken a lot of time and energy across our community, all of you have been at the center of our thoughts. As the exam period gets underway, we want to encourage all students as you make your final effort to finish your assignments and projects.  As you approach the end of the term, we are all looking forward to recognizing your accomplishments. We want to take this opportunity to thank you – for your dedication, your commitment and your perseverance.

We know this has been a very difficult term, one whose challenges no one could have imagined when it began, but with patience, creativity and determination you have nearly made it successfully to the end. We are so proud of you!

 Remember GRPSEO is thinking of you and we wish you the best – we are one of your biggest cheer leaders! You can do it!!!

Here is a link you could peruse http:///www.snhs.ca/mhLinks.htm to help you through these times.  Also go to the Six Nations website for COVID-19 updates, the community emergency plan, etc. and other resources in areas you may need assistance with at www.sixnations.ca. You can also contact your institution’s student resources for assistance as well.

Reminder:  If you have not done so, you need to apply on-line for Fall 2020 and Fall/Winter 2020 NOW.  The deadline of MAY 1STis fast approaching. You can contact your Funding Advisor by email only and all documentation still needs to be sent in.  For more information and to apply on-line go to our website at www.grpseo.org.

 STAY HEALTHY!!! STAY SAFE!!!