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Network for Native American Student Achievement Regional Meetings

  • Flat Creek Inn Hayward, WI (map)

Theme: Strategies to improve efforts for all students and address disproportionality of Native American students in special education

Topics of discussion:

  • Defining disproportionality and the identification of Native American Students in special education

  • History, culture and language and the impact on student achievement

  • School climate and its effect on student, family and community engagement

  • Overarching view of American Indian student achievement in Wisconsin and the use of data to improve results for students

  • “Continuing the work” - useful and helpful resources

Intended Audience: We strongly encourage districts to send teams of 4-5; Teams may include: Equity Leadership Team members, District/building administrators, Special education directors and teachers, Title VII/Johnson O’Malley/Home-School Coordinators, and Classroom teachers

Presented by: David O’Connor, Dept. of Public Instruction (DPI) American Indian Studies Consultant


8:30-9:00 Registration and continental breakfast
9:00-3:00 Meeting (lunch is provided)

*Each participant will receive a copy of “Everything You Wanted to Know About American Indians But Were Afraid to Ask” by Dr. Anton Treuer

Location: Flat Creek Inn, Hayward, WI; 715-634-4100

These networking meetings specifically address WI State Performance Plan (SPP), Indicators 4B, 9 & 10

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Regional events will be followed-up with 2-3 opportunities for discussions using the text "Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians but Were Afraid to Ask" by Anton Truer

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