Applications for New Awards Veterans Upward Bound Program

 

Abstract: The Department is issuing a notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2017 for the Veterans Upward Bound Program, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.047V. Dates: Applications Available: May 22, 2017. Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: June 21, 2017. Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: August 21, 2017.

 

Learn More: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2017/05/22/2017-10461/applications-for-new-awards-veterans-upward-bound-program

Alaska Native Education Program

 

Applications for New Awards:

Alaska Native Education Program
Abstract: The Department of Education is issuing a notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2017 for the Alaska Native Education (ANE) program, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number 84.356A.

 

*Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: June 14, 2017.

Congrats Wisconsin Indian Education Association 2017 Award Recipients

Wisconsin Indian Education Association Announces 2017 Award Recipients

Awardees to be honored Saturday, May 13 in Lac du Flambeau, WI.
LAC DU FLAMBEAU, WI – The Wisconsin Indian Education Association (WIEA) is pleased to announce the annual award recipients for 2017-2018. The awards highlight individuals who have made a lasting impact on the educational opportunities of American Indians and Alaskan Natives living in Wisconsin.
This year the awards span five categories with honors going to 14 individuals. Those categories include: Outstanding American Indian Student of the Year; Outstanding Indian Elder of the Year; Indian Educator of the Year; Ronald N. Satz – Friend of Indian Education; and Indian Parent(s) of the Year.
This year’s awardees are:
  • Outstanding American Indian Student of the Year Pre-K 3rd Grade: Grason Ozaawaanakwaad Jackson, Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Indians
  • Outstanding American Indian Student of the Year 4th – 7th Grade: Corbin Welch, Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians
  • Outstanding American Indian Student of the Year 8th – 10th Grade: Eve Hawpetoss, Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin/Forest County Potawatomi
  • Outstanding American Indian Student of the Year 11th – 12th Grade: Saychia Wayka, Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin
  • Outstanding American Indian Student of the Year 11th – 12th Grade: Autry Johnson, Forest County Potawatomi
  • Outstanding American Indian Student of the Year 11th – 12th Grade:
    Jon Poupart, Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians
  • Outstanding American Indian Student of the Year 11th – 12th Grade: Emily Skenandore, Oneida Nation of Wisconsin
  • Under Graduate Student of the Year: Alexis Harris, Forest County Potawatomi
  • Graduate Student of the Year: Timothy Fish, Muskogee Nation of Oklahoma
  • Outstanding Indian Educator of the Year: Thomas Boelter, Forest County Potawatomi
  • Outstanding Indian Parents of the Year: James and Jennifer Crawford, Forest County Potawatomi
  • Friend of Indian Education of the Year: Samantha Smith
  • Outstanding Indian Elder of the Year: Mildred “Tinker” Schuman, Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians
  • Outstanding Indian Elder of the Year: Gary Kmiecik, Hunkpapa, Cheyenne River Sioux
“The individuals selected are each in their own way, champions of Indian education,” said Wisconsin Indian Education Association president Brian Jackson. “It is through their diligence and commitment to education that we celebrate Indian achievement at all levels of the educational process,” added Jackson.
Award winners will be honored at an awards banquet on Saturday, May 13, 2017, at Lake of the Torches Resort Casino Convention Center in Lac du Flambeau. The
awards banquet will be held in association with the 31st annual Wisconsin Indian Education Association conference titled, “Mino-Ayaa ‘Idiiwin: Let’s Be Healthy Together“, May 12-13, 2017. The conference is set to take place at The Waters of Minocqua with related events at Lakeland Union High School, Lac du Flambeau Public School and Lake of the Torches Resort Casino Convention Center.
The conference is the only statewide conference that specifically addresses issues in Native American education at all educational levels from early childhood programs to graduate and professional schools.
“On behalf of the conference selection committee, we congratulate this year’s field of winners,” said 2017 conference committee chair Susan Crazy Thunder, who also serves on the WIEA board of directors. “This is a competitive nomination process and we truly appreciate everyone who took the time to participate in this year’s awards process. Thank you for your commitment to building a better tomorrow for Indian education in Wisconsin and beyond.”

News Release: Wisconsin Title I Schools of Recognition

State Superintendent Tony Evers announced 178 Wisconsin Title I School of Recognition awards for the 2016-17 academic year, an honor that recognizes success in educating students from low-income families.

Additional information is available on the Department of Public Instruction News Room website http://dpi.wi.gov/sites/default/files/news-release/dpinr2017_39.pdf. (Text at https://dpi.wi.gov/news/releases/2017/evers-names-178-wisconsin-title-i-schools-recognition.)

Please direct comments or questions about this news item to Tom McCarthy, (608) 266-3559, Thomas.McCarthy@dpi.wi.gov.

Renewed Membership with Shawano Country Chamber of Commerce

BPC is proud to have renewed its membership with the Shawano Country Chamber of Commerce for 2017.

Get to Know LEAD

LEAD-center-logoAt The LEAD Center, We advance the quality of teaching and learning by evaluating the effectiveness and impact of educational innovations, policies, and practices within higher education. Rigorous, theory-driven methods and interdisciplinary collaborations anchor our approach to evaluation, leading to the adaptation and dissemination of evidence-based strategies in service to student learning.

We design and co-create.

  • We offer feedback on evaluation designs, data collection strategies, and methods of data analysis.
  • We craft evaluation plans for and with our clients.

We collaborate and connect.

  • We facilitate conversations among people with a stake in the programs we evaluate.
  • We integrate multiple perspectives and bridge disciplinary boundaries in our evaluation studies.

We assess and investigate.

  • We conduct evaluation studies to improve educational programs and policies related to higher education.
  • We produce scholarly work that contributes to the knowledge base of program evaluation.

We interpret and translate.

  • We help link evaluation findings to practice.
  • We help clients consider how their programs could work and examine how they actually work.

We educate and inform.

  • We educate others about the process of program evaluation from beginning to end.
  • We build understanding about the value of program evaluation.

 

*LEAD information from http://lead.wceruw.org/about.html

Celebrating Outstanding Native American Youth

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The Center for Native American Youth (CNAY), a policy program at the Aspen Institute, recognized its 2016 Champions for Change through a series of events this week in Washington, DC. The Champions for Change program, inspired by a White House initiative, is designed to shine a spotlight on positive stories in Indian Country, promote hope among Native American youth, and expose young people to leadership development opportunities.

Read more here: http://www.cnay.org/2016_CFCs.html

Nominate an Outstanding American Indian Student of the Year!

student of the yearWIEA is now accepting nominations for this year’s award honorees! Categories for this year’s awards include: Outstanding American Indian Student of the Year, Outstanding Indian Elder of the Year, Indian Educator of the Year, Ronald M. Statz – Friend of Indian Education, and Indian Parent(s) of the Year.

Awards will be presented at the annual WIEA Conference Scholarship and Awards Banquet. Honorable Mention will be given to 2nd place nominees.

If you know an outstanding Indian person that fits the criteria, nominate them now! Don’t forget, non-Indian individuals are eligible for the Ronald M. Statz – Friend of Indian Education award!

Good luck!

*Award forms on WIEA

Nominate an Outstanding Indian Elder of the Year!

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WIEA is now still looking for nominations for this year’s award honorees! Categories for this year’s awards include: Outstanding American Indian Student of the Year, Outstanding Indian Elder of the Year, Indian Educator of the Year, Ronald M. Statz – Friend of Indian Education, and Indian Parent(s) of the Year.

Awards will be presented at the annual WIEA Conference Scholarship and Awards Banquet. Honorable Mention will be given to 2nd place nominees.

If you know an outstanding Indian person that fits the criteria, nominate them now! Don’t forget, non-Indian individuals are eligible for the Ronald M. Statz – Friend of Indian Education award!

Good luck!

*Award forms on WIEA

Nominate a Friend of Indian Education!

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WIEA is now still looking for nominations for this year’s award honorees! Categories for this year’s awards include: Outstanding American Indian Student of the Year, Outstanding Indian Elder of the Year, Indian Educator of the Year, Ronald M. Statz – Friend of Indian Education, and Indian Parent(s) of the Year.

Awards will be presented at the annual WIEA Conference Scholarship and Awards Banquet. Honorable Mention will be given to 2nd place nominees.

If you know an outstanding Indian person that fits the criteria, nominate them now! Don’t forget, non-Indian individuals are eligible for the Ronald M. Statz – Friend of Indian Education award!

Good luck!

*Award forms on WIEA