Community Services


ATTENTION PARENTS :  Please see below information and the link to the live information sessions about the Data Consent Forms. 

Link: Registration: AES Learning Series – Data Consent Forms

If you require any further assistance please feel free to email Patti BigCanoe at or Alayne Bigwin at .

Anishinabek Nation Education Agreement Ratification Vote

Negotiators have concluded talks on a proposed agreement to restore control over education to Anishinabek First Nations and create a new Anishinabek Education System (AES). We are now moving into the ratification (community approval) stage of the process.  Learn more about this proposed new system and the community vote set for November 2016.


 Waabgon Gamig School

830 Chief Joseph Snake RoadSchool Front
Georgina Island
P.O.Box N13
Sutton West, Ontario
L0E 1R0

School: 705-437-1529
Fax: 705-437-2760

Waabgon Staff
School Coordinator
Rachel Reimer/Amber Lisle: Primary Teachers (JK, SK, Gr.1)
Jessie Feitler/Alana Holborn: Elementary Teachers (Gr. 2, 3, 4 & 5)
Kaitlynn Hinks: CYW and EA Student
Shelley Saunders : DECE and EA
Jodi Johnston: Ojibwe Language Teacher


Link to Waabgon Gamig page:

Waabgon Gamig First Nation School | Georgina Island


Niigaan-Naabiwag Child Care Centre

Daycare Manager – Brittany Ellis
Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE) Supervisor–  Jackie Ellis
EA– Tayla Hinton
ECE (DA) – Olivia Warton, Gio Mizzi
Early Interventionist – Rachel Smith
Speech Therapist – Beth Cranmersmith
Cook – Autumn Anderson
Maintenance – Lindsay Big Canoe
Temporary Cleaner – Mavis Trivett

Child and Youth Worker – Kirsten Cooper

P: 705-437-1337 ext 2250
RR #2 Box 13
Sutton West, ON


Link to Niigaan-Naabiwag page:

Niigaan-Naabiwag Childcare Centre | Georgina Island


Post Secondary

Alayne Bigwin– Education Governance Lead
P: 705-437-1337 ext. 2229

Patti Big Canoe – Education Operations Lead
P: 705-437-1337 ext. 2248

Erica Kelly – Indigenous Transition Coordinator, York Region District School Board


Link to Secondary & Post Secondary page:

Secondary & Post Secondary | Georgina Island