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Native American Language Workshop

  • College of Menominee Nation 2733 South Ridge Road Green Bay, WI, 54304 United States (map)

Event Description

The purpose of this workshop is to bring awareness to what school districts and tribal language departments are doing by giving participating educators an opportunity to share and exchange information and ideas about their programming. 

Participant Outcomes

Participants will:

  • Share ideas around language activities, such as curriculum, lesson plans, etc.
  • Analyze and discuss how to track learners' progress and comprehension (assessment) in a way that informs learners and mentors how the language course is going.
  • Have opportunities to share and learn from each other in networking sessions and small groups.
  • Look at best practices and ways to create language materials and resources.
  • Become more familiar with a variety of teaching and learning methods.

Target Audience

  • Culture Language Teachers
  • Tribal Education Department Staff
  • Tribal Language Division Staff
  • World Language teachers that teach Native American Languages


  • Paula Fernandez - Project Coordinator, Network for Native American Student Achievement (NNASA)
  • David O'Connor - Co-Leader, Disproportionality Technical Assistance Network; American Indian Studies Consultant, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Training Location

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College of Menominee Nation
2733 S. Ridge Road
Green Bay, WI 54304
Ph: (920) 965-0070
Directions and map

Note: although the mailing address is Ridge Road, you will need to follow Allied Street to get to the College.

Lodging Location

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Ramada Plaza Green Bay
2730 Ramada Way
Green Bay, WI  54304

A block of rooms have been reserved at the Ramada Plaza Green Bay for the night of January 19, 2017.  Double occupancy is encouraged. Complete this form if lodging is needed.

Registration, Fees, and Schedule

There are no fees associated with this workshop,
but pre-registration is required. 


  • 8:30 am - 9:00 am Registration (Continental Breakfast Provided)
  • 9:00 am - 11:30 am Morning Workshop
  • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Lunch (Provided)
  • 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm Afternoon Workshop


Paula Fernandez, Project Coordinator
Ph: (715) 851-3396 or

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