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Cultural Training Workshop

  • Radisson Hotel & Conference Center 2040 Airport Drive Green Bay, WI 54313 (map)

About the Training

The goal of this training is to raise awareness among educators serving native students in special education programs of the different cultural and educational needs of those native students and enhancing the schools programmatic efforts to meet the student’s needs. 

Topics of Presentation and Discussion

  • Pan-Indianism and Tribal Nations - Overview 
  • Educational Experiences in the Non-Indian School System - Discussion Panel  
  • Pow Wow Protocols and Dance with Marin Denning 
  • Engaging Native Families and Communities  
  • Hollywood and Portrayals of Native People in the Media - DeLanna Studi, Actor/Director 
  • "Reel Injun" Film Showing and Discussion - DeLanna Studi, Actor/Director 
  • Workshop and Exhibit with Richie Plass
  • Culturally responsive suggestions for educational instruction 

Training Objectives

  • To bring people and classroom resources to local educators related to tribal cultural traditions and protocols that will give educators a better understanding.
  • To give local educators information on events and circumstances from a variety of perspectives so to enlighten them to better understand the impact those events and happenings have on the education and family situations their students face on a daily basis.           
  • To help local educators build networks of resource people and introduce them to other resources available to them.

Intended Audience

Educators and Administrators who work with Native students or who teach about Native American history and culture are strongly encouraged to attend. 

All Classroom Teachers and Aides, District and Building Administrators, Title VII Johnson O'Malley/Home-School Coordinators, Special Education Teachers and Directors, and Student and Pupil Services  are also encouraged to attend.


Radisson Hotel & Conference Center
2040 Airport Drive
Green Bay, WI 54313
Ph: (920) 494-7300
Reservations: +1 (800) 333-3333

A block or rooms have been reserved at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center for the night of January 28. Double occupancy is encouraged. To request lodging, fill out the lodging request form.

HURRY! The deadline for lodging is Wednesday, January 20, 2016


There are no fees to attend this training, but pre-registration is required.


Contact Judy Ross , Program Assistant
Ph: (715) 682-2363, Ext. 118 or