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Webinar Recap/Archive: Strengthening School Partnerships With Native Families and Communities (03/17/2017)
Did you miss our webinar on high-quality resources for engaging Native families and communities? Read the recap of the event and view the archived webinar and resources.
REL Southwest works on a variety of projects to support Native students, families, and communities. Read on to learn about some of our resources, events, and work in this area.
The archive is available for the bridge event "Culturally Responsive Resources for Native Students," co-sponsored on May 11, 2016, by REL Southwest, the Center on Standards and Assessment Implementation, and the National Indian Education Association. The presentation highlighted two online repositories of culturally responsive resources designed to strengthen the teacher-student connection and to support Native American students.
Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma Awarded Grant (10/02/2015)
The Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma, represented on both REL Southwest’s Oklahoma Rural Schools Research Alliance and Governing Board, is one of more than 30 tribes to receive a grant under the U.S. Department of Education's new Native Youth Community Projects program. This program seeks to promote college and career readiness among Native American students.
In April and May 2015, the Native American Indian Working Group, part of REL Southwest's Oklahoma Rural Schools Research Alliance, conducted two tribal visits. The purpose was to clarify and prioritize the needs of the state's rural Native American Indian students and learn about programs and strategies the tribes are using to address those needs.
REL Southwest's New Mexico Achievement Gap Research Alliance recently toured the Santa Fe Indian School to learn about its efforts to close the achievement gap, decrease dropout rates, and preserve Native cultures and languages for Native American students. SFIS has created a learning environment and culture that buoys students and motivates them to beat the odds while preserving their proud heritage.