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September 1974
The Native Indian Teacher Education Program (NITEP) is Introduced
1974 - 1st-NITEP-grads

NITEP begins as an elementary teacher education program in response to a need expressed by Aboriginal people throughout BC for a more effective and relevant teacher education program. In 2004, a secondary teaching program is established. NITEP builds upon Aboriginal identity and cultural heritage while preparing persons of Aboriginal ancestry to be effective educators.