Educational Programs and Opportunities
LCO Community College
The Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College provides a wide range of educational pathways to assist with your career goals.
List of Programs: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Accounting, AODA Certificate, Culinary Arts Certificate, Human Services, Liberal Arts, Native American Art Certificate, Native American Tribal Management Certificate, Office Support Specialist Certificate, Ojibwe Language Specialty Certificate, Personal Care Worker Certificate, Pre-Nursing, and Science.
Family and Child Education (FACE)
The Lac Courte Oreilles FACE program has been serving parents and children since 1993 and is one of 43 programs across the nation funded by the Bureau of Indian Education. The program was recently accredited through AdvancED along with the LCO School K-12.
Center base Face involves Adult Learning/Parent Engagement and Early Childhood programming (ages 3 to grade 3) which includes assistance with college classwork, HSED/GED, Ojibwe history classes, after-school workshops, goal setting, pre-employment/job skills and culture/language learning opportunities.
Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe School
Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe School shall endeavor to provide its students a comprehensive, bilingual, and bicultural community based educational environment.
This environment is designed to incorporate the wisdom and beauty of the Ojibwe heritage along with the knowledge and skills to succeed in our modern technological society.
The Midewiwin Code for Long Life and Wisdom is the cornerstone on which our educational system is built and shall serve as the guiding light as we move toward the future.
Hayward Community School District
Our mission is simple, "ACHIEVE." It is expected that all of our students, staff, parents, and community members ACHIEVE at the highest level possible. It is our job to provide the tools to make this mission a reality. We feel that the school and the community must work together in order to ACHIEVE our goals.
Waadookodaading Ojibwe Language Institute
The school organizes its curriculum around common core learning standards, including experiences in English language arts, mathematics, and fundamentals of other subjects. Instruction is conducted entirely in the Ojibwe language with sequenced coursework provided to students that simultaneously offers an academic and authentic cultural elementary education foundation.