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Native American Language Workshop

  • Forest County Potawatomi Cultural Center and Museum 8130 Mish ko swen Drive Crandon, WI 54520 (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
Disproportionality Technical Assistance Network

David O'Connor 
American Indian Studies Consultant,
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction;
Co-Leader, Disproportionality Technical Assistance Network

Training Location

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Forest County Potawatomi Cultural Center and Museum
8130 Mish ko swen Drive
Crandon, WI 54520
Ph: 1-800-960-5479, ext. 7478

Lodging Location

Best Western Crandon Inn & Suites
9075 E Pioneer Street
Crandon, WI 54520

A block of rooms have been reserved at the Best Western Crandon Inn & Suites for the night of May 2, 2017.  
Complete this form by April 17, 2017 to request lodging.

The Disproportionality Technical Assistance Network ("The Network") grant will cover one night of lodging for individuals traveling 90 miles or more. Double occupancy is encouraged for those coming from the same agency, tribe, or district.

Please contact Judy Ross at (715) 682-2363, ext. 118, if you have any questions.

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