How to Register

Our school is open to all Indigenous learners who want to learn Alberta curriculum through Indigenous ways of knowing, being and doing.

For more information about how to register your First Nations, Métis or Inuit child, contact the Niitsitapi Learning Centre (NLC) at niitsitapilearningcentre@cbe.ab.ca or 403-817-3404.

Once your child has been registered, you will be able to access your MyCBE Account. This online account lets you register for services and pay fees.

Indigenous Focus Alternative Program Registration at NLC

2022-2023 Registration Package

Please see "How to Register for Alternative Programs" below before completing the registration package.

Bring the completed 2022-23 NLC registration package, your child’s proof of age and legal name (birth certificate or passport) and proof of your address (we may ask to see one or more of the following: driver’s license, municipal/federal correspondence, financial/residential documents or a utility bill) to the school.

Registration forms will be accepted at the Niitsitap Learning Centre office.

2021-2022 Registration Package

Bring the completed 2021-22 NLC registration package, your child’s proof of age and legal name (birth certificate or passport) and proof of your address (we may ask to see one or more of the following: driver’s license, municipal/federal correspondence, financial/residential documents or a utility bill) to the school.

Registration forms will be accepted at the Niitsitapi Learning Centre office.

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​How to Register for Alternative Programs

Alternative programs have a new registration process. Visit the Alternative Program Registration page for more details on the updated process.​​

Registration Process

Process for a School Program Not in a Lottery (Open Enrolment Status)

Complete and email an alternative program Expression of Interest form, including a proof of address to the designated alternative program school.

Process for a School Program in a Lottery

​The timeline for registration is as follows:​

  1. Feb. 15, 2022 | No later than noon, an Expression of Interest with proof of address is emailed to the designated alternative program school. Do NOT complete an online or paper registration form yet.
    Note: Lottery draws for schools at capacity will take place the following day. Alternative program schools who are not in a lottery may extend these dates to continue to accept registrations. Contact us to find out our status.​
  2. Feb. 25, 2022 | The school informs the parent / legal guardian whether there is space in the program for their child and next steps.​ 
  3. Mar. 11, 2022 | No later than this date, for those offered a space, the parent / legal guardian informs the school whether or not they will be accepting the offer.

For families that are new to CBE and not Canadian citizens​, please note you must first attend the CBE Welcome Centre for an initial assessment prior to registering for an Alternative Program.

Important Registration Forms and Information

Students New to CBE

Students currently enrolled with CBE

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​​​​​​​New to the CBE​

​CBE's registration process has changed. To register a student please follow the Registration instructions outlined on the CBE website. 

Registration at Calgary Board of Education (CBE) schools is not determined on a first come, first served basis. Registration and admission to schools in CBE are governed by the Education Act and Administrative Regulation 6090 | Child and Student Registration and Admission.

Here you can find:

General Registration Information

If you have questions for our school, contact us for information.

It is not possible to register at the school on holidays and during the summer. During the summer break you can find more information and dates on our Back to School page.

Non-Canadian students have a different registration process: please see our Non-Canadian Students page​ for details.​​

​​​​​​​​​​What School is Next and Transferring Between CBE Schools

Every CBE student has a designated school based on their home address. When you transition from elementary to middle school, or from middle school to high school, you will be automatically registered at your designated school according to your home address. To find your designated school, use our Find a School tool. 

​If you are interested in attending a school other than your designated school, visit the Transferring Between CBE Schools webpage for transfer information. Please note that some schools are quite full and not able to accept all transfer requests. ​


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