Job Listings from National Indian Education Association

Pyramid Lake Jr./Sr. High School, Social Studies Teacher

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National Education Association, Senior Program/Policy Analyst/Specialist

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Washoe Tribe of Nevada & California, Cultural/Language Resources Director 

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University of South Dakota, Assistant Dean, Diversity and Inclusion, 

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National Indian Housing Council, Executive Director 

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National Indian Housing Council, Program Manager

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Curriculum/Assessment Manager 

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Come see BPC at NIEA Convention Tomorrow!

NIEA national indian education associationNational Indian Education Association 2016 Convention & Trade Show

Wednesday, October 5 – Saturday, October 8, 2016 | Grand Sierra Resort & Casino, Reno, NV

Convention website

Convention agenda

Convention registration

From the website: “2016 NIEA Convention theme: Building Education Nations by Engaging Families, Educators, and Leaders, brings together educators, students, and advocates sharing promising teaching strategies and seeking solutions for challenges faced by Native students. The three-day convention includes over 100 participatory workshops, research presentations, poster sessions, and keynote addresses by prominent educators and advocates. Each year 150 exhibitors offers convention attendees the opportunity to learn about innovative education resources, college & career opportunities, and shop the dynamic Native arts and craft vendors. The 3rd Annual College Showcase will host many local and national college and universities to assist students in determining the program and school best suited for their educational goals. The NIEA Convention creates a unique opportunity for educators, advocates, and tribal leaders to share successful teaching strategies and seek solutions for challenges faced in school systems. They offer a meaningful space for stakeholders to discuss, network, learn, and guide policy and advocacy at a national level.”

*Revisit the website for updates on workshops, research presentations, poster sessions and other convention events.

Highlighted Sessions:

  1. NIEA 2016 Pre-Convention Workshop, Utilizing a Tri-Lateral Model Approach to Revitalize Tribal Education Systems (CEU Eligible Session)
  • Presenters:
    • Martin Reinhardt (Anishinaabe Ojibway, Associate Professor, Native American Studies – Northern Michigan University)
    • Nicole R. Bowman (Mohican/Munsee, Research/Evaluation – Wisconsin Center for Education Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, President – Bowman Performance Consulting, LLC)

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 | 9:00 am – 4:30 pm PST | Room: Carson 4

Full Workshop Abstract

From the website: “This pre-convention workshop introduces a tri-lateral educational model that tribal governments can use to build their own model for Indian education. Using data and lessons learned from previous tri-lateral studies, participants will consider key components of a tri-lateral model, an overview of studies with key findings, and discussion/work time to process how the tri-lateral model may help them study their own educational ordinances, policies, and practices to build capacities and systems of support for Indian education in their own community.”

NIEA attendees will now be able to have Convention count towards their professional development! Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be available for the first time through our partnership with the Institute of American Indian Arts! Attendees will be able to purchase credits when submitting their registration. CEU prices vary based on the number of units available. Pre-Convention events: 7.5 hours, 1 CEU = 10 contact hours, Tuition: 1 CEU = $35

  1. NIEA 2016 Research Forum, Asserting Sovereignty & Building Tribal Nations Using the Tri-Lateral Indian Education Policy Model
  • Presenters:
    • Martin Reinhardt (Anishinaabe Ojibway, Associate Professor, Native American Studies – Northern Michigan University)
    • Nicole R. Bowman (Mohican/Munsee, Research/Evaluation – Wisconsin Center for Education Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, President – Bowman Performance Consulting, LLC)

 Friday, October 7, 2016 | 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm PST | Room: Nevada 6

Convention agenda

 From the session abstract: “An overview of five studies focused on Indian education policy incorporating a tri-lateral conceptual model approach. The model incorporates a Venn diagram showing the overlap between tribal, federal, and state sovereignty. The researchers used this model to organize socio-historical data related to Indian education policies in Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.”

  1. NIEA 2016 Session, Culturally Responsive Indigenous Evaluation
  • Presenter:
    • Nicole R. Bowman (Mohican/Munsee, Research/Evaluation – Wisconsin Center for Education Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, President – Bowman Performance Consulting, LLC)

 Friday, October 7, 2016 | 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm PST | Room: TBD

Convention agenda

 From the session abstract: “An overview of the Culturally Responsive Indigenous Evaluation (CRIE) model that can be used in tribal or public education and other contexts will be shared. CRIE is a straight forward framework to give participants strategies for inclusion of culture, language, community context, and sovereignty when evaluating policies, programs, or grant projects. Expect an interactive and caring session with many free resources to help you get started on or expand your existing evaluation work.”

 

Looking for an Education Specialist!

NIEA national indian education associationThe National Indian Education Association is looking for an Education Specialist to fulfill grant priorities. Please view the PDF below or visit their site for more information.

*Ed Specialist Job Description (PDF)

NIEA.org

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 WIEA Honorees!

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Photo Cred: WIEA

WIEA 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

Request For Nominations: National Advisory Council on Indian Education

 

The Administration is seeking nominations for individuals to fill vacant seats and serve on the National Advisory Council on Indian Education (NACIE).As the council that advises the Secretary of Education on funding issues and provides information to the Administration and Congress regarding education programs, it is important that tribes and Native communities weigh in to ensure NACIE continues to advocate for equitable educational opportunities for Native students.

 

The White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education will receive your NACIE nominations. Nominations should be submitted with a cover letter addressed to the President that includes:

  • Your reason(s) for nominating the individual;
  • A copy of the nominee’s current resume or curriculum vitae;
  • Contact information for the nominee (name, title, business address, business phone, fax number, and business email address); and
  • A written confirmation that the nominee accepts the nomination.

Important Information

  • Nomination Notice: Please click HERE
  • Submission Details: Email submissions to WHIAIANE@ED.GOV with the subject line “Nomination-NACIE.”
  • Submission Deadline: 5pm (EST) Friday June 27, 2014

 

For more information, please contact Sedelta Oosahwee White House Initiative Associate Director at 202-453-5618 or Sedelta.Oosahwee@ed.gov.

2014 Annual Wisconsin Indian Education Association (WIEA) Conference

 WISCONSIN INDIAN EDUCATION ASSOCIATION 2014 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

 Friday & Saturday

April 11-12, 2014 Red Cliff and Bayfield, WI

The annual conference is held each year in April with Board representatives acting as conference coordinators. Each region hosts the con-ference on an alternating schedule.

The conference includes keynote speakers, work-shops and presenters who address education issues from pre-K to postsecondary education.

This year’s conference is be-ing held in collaboration with the School District of Bayfield and the Red Cliff Tribe. Events are scheduled at the Bayfield School and Legend-ary Waters Resort and Casi-no in Red Cliff.

2014 Key Note Speakers

Running Horse Livingston

Dr. Anton Treuer

Ahniwake Rose

WIEA Mission Statement

“To promote educational op-portunities for Indian people in Wisconsin through a unified effort of Indian and non-Indian members interested in the so-cial and economic advance-ment of Indian people.”

Workshops & Presentations Some topics include (With more to come)

Mascot/Logo Issue—K-12 Im-pact of Indian Mascots

The 1989 Wisconsin Act 31

Common Core Education

Standards

Creating a successful Native American Student Association

Adequate Education? Civil Lib-erties and Bullying

Pow Wow

The pow wow will be held at the Bayfield School on Friday p.m. Bring your regalia! This will also include a feast.

Field Trips

Field trips are being planned for Friday the 11th. Trips will in-clude tours of the Red Cliff Res-ervation; Madeline Island (depending on weather and cost); Frog Bay Tribal National Park and more, plan to dress accordingly!

Youth Track

This year’s youth track will run both days. They will be visiting college campuses that include Lac Courte Oreilles Communi-ty College in Washburn; WITC-Ashland Campus and North-land College. There is an Edu-cation Fair being planned for Saturday along with hands on Natural Resource activities such as measuring and weighing fish.

Awards Banquet

The banquet recognizes scholarship winners, the achievements of Indian Educa-tors, students and friends of Indian Education. This event will beheld at Legendary Wa-ters Resort and Casino on Saturday night.

 

For tax deductible monetary donations please contact:

Carmen VanderVenter 2014 Conference coordinator

C/O Red Cliff Education Dept.

88385 Pike Road Highway 13

Bayfield, WI 54814

(715) 779-3706 ext. 1229

 

Please Visit:

www.wiea.org

for more

information