The Special Education Program (SEP) supports First Nations schools to provide students high-quality, inclusive education services.

The First Nations Schools Association and the First Nations Education Steering Committee are also active in research and in policy discussions with the federal government to expand special education support to First Nations schools in British Columbia.

First Nations schools can request services from the FNESC/FNSA Special Education Team.

For further information, please contact the Special Education Department at

Workplan and Reporting, Second Level Service and Additional High Cost Applications are completed online through the SEP Portal:

New SEP Portal


K-12 First Nations schools in British Columbia are eligible to receive the AIE funding. All applicants must use the grant toward professional artist fees toward BC-based artists for a range of quality performances and workshops in schools.

Program Resources

These resources are currently being updated.

Related Resources