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 Responses

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.

First Nations School Careers

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


The First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC), First Nations Schools Association (FNSA), and Indigenous Adult and Higher Learning Association (IAHLA) extend our deepest sympathies and condolences to the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation and all the impacted communities and families in mourning.  See our June 1, 2021 news release.

New Resources

See the updated Student Record Keeping Handbook in our Publications Catalogue.

Calendar for Principals

See report deadlines and suggested monthly activities.

June 2021

HR Support

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

New resource videos are available!

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.

Quick Links

See the First Nations School Language and Culture initiatives, including the 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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