Opaskwayak Educational Authority Inc.(OEA) is a non-profit corporation responsible for the delivery of educational programs from Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12 to members of Opaskwayak Cree Nation.
Elementary students attend Joe A. Ross School, while Junior and Senior High School students attend the Oscar Lathlin Collegiate. Both are located in Opaskwayak. We also support post-secondary students at various Colleges, and Universities throughout Canada and the United States.
OEA is governed by a Board of Directors that derive their authority through the Opaskwayak Cree Nation (OCN) Chief and Council. Please visit our pages about the Board and the composition of the Board, available in our menu, for more in depth information.
School Board elections are held every three years. Five (5) band members from Opaskwayak Cree Nation are elected. Elections are normally held in November.
The Chief and Council of OCN also appoints two councillors to the board.