MTMS’s commitment to follow students from grade 6 to the time of employment is a potential 11-plus year commitment. The Post-Secondary Support Program (PSSP) aims to empower students to pursue their career goals following high-school graduation. Beginning in grades 11 and 12, the College and Careers Coach provides alumni with the tools and knowledge to explore, apply and enroll to post-secondary education. Beyond advocating for the student on their journey, the PSSP provides MTMS alumni with counsel in college course selection, social-emotional transition support, coaching related to academic, social and financial concerns as well as support in employment searches and networking opportunities.


Post-secondary Access

Alumni will have the opportunity to work with the College and Careers Coach at MTMS to navigate post-secondary program requirements such as: 

  1. Navigate course requirements for chosen program
  2. Support with university campus visits and orientation evenings
  3. Identify programs and schools that are the best match
  4. Provide alumni with application support & associated fees
  5. Support with scholarship recommendations and the application process
  6. Support with First Nations Band funding applications
  7. Guide alumni and families in financial aid/student loan/grant application process

Post-secondary Journey

Graduate Support provides post-secondary students with the necessary resources and support to successfully complete their post-secondary education or explore alternative paths.

  1. Counsel in college course selection and degree planning
  2. Provide social/emotional transition support
  3. Provide mentorship in the cultural and spiritual growth of alumni
  4. Conduct campus visits for academic, social and financial check-ins
  5. Support financial aid renewal, financial aid appeal process and scholarship applications
  6. Connect student to necessary on-campus resources
  7. Serve as an advocate for the student in their journey
  8. Support students in employment searches
  9. Provide networking opportunities with the MTMS community

Career Development

Graduate Support leans on the generosity of the MTMS Community to support the bright young adults who have faced difficult odds and have persevered in the most remarkable ways. The Graduate Support Team provides alumni with the following supports:

  1. Resume review and feedback
  2. Practice and refinement of interview skills
  3. Support of part-time and summer employment search
  4. Partner with organizations to connect our graduates to networking and career opportunities
  5. Provide guidance in the exploration and discernment of possible careers