Mission: The First Nations Schools Association will collaborate with First Nation schools to create nurturing environments that develop learners’ pride and competence in their First Nations language and heritage and will equip them to realize their full potential, within self-governing First Nations communities.


Latest News

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources and Response

See the latest information from FNESC, FNSA, and IAHLA about impacts to our events and operations due to COVID-19, and links to external resources that we hope will be helpful and informative for First Nations schools, First Nations communities, and our partners.

FNSA School Careers

Visit the Career page to learn more about First Nations schools careers and link to more employment opportunities on Make a Future.

FNSA Conference and Authorized Reps Day Cancellation

Due to the evolving developments regarding COVID-19, we regret to inform you that the First Nations Schools Association Authorized Representatives Meeting (April 2nd) and the FNSA Conference and AGM (April 3-4th) have been cancelled.

New Teacher Resource Guides!

BC First Nations Land, Title, and Governance Teacher Resource Guide (2019)

Science First Peoples Teacher Resource Guide (SECONDARY) (2019)

HR Support

First Nations School Principals and Education Directors, you are welcome to contact our HR Coach for support.

In the News


Yukon First Nations Visit BC First Nations Run Schools Oct. 18, 2019
New BC Legislation Would Align BC Laws with Internationally-Recognized Indigenous Education Standards, Oct. 24, 2019
Adams Lake celebrates the grand reopening of the Chief Atahm School Aug. 8, 2019
Native Education College rekindles Indigenous adults’ interest in schooling and self-improvement Jul. 31, 2019
Vancouver Island First Nations Youth Ambassadors deliver message to the United Nations Feb. 17, 2019


Featured Resources

See BCTEA Resources, including eBulletins and the Funding Estimator Tool…

Find Contacts in the FNSA School Directory

Explore exciting career opportunities in BC First Nations Schools…

The First Nations Parents Club holds annual events, publishes a newsletter and calendar, and has an annual grant for clubs affiliated with First Nations communities.

The nine-volume Talking About Special Education Series (2018) is now available.

See the Principals Calendar


Quick Links

See the First Nations School Language and Culture initiatives, including the new program portal…

The FNSA has developed several resources specifically for BC First Nations schools, and you can find them in our Publications Catalogue…

First Nations Schools! The Technology Support Line is available to answer your technology questions 1-855-260-8539…


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