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Statewide Tribal, Community and School Liaison Training

  • Ho-Chunk Casino Hotel & Convention Center S3214 County Road BD Baraboo, WI 53913 (map)

About the Event


The Statewide Tribal Community and School Liaison event is a forum for Tribal, Community and School Liaisons/Home School/Title VI Indian Education/Johnson O'Malley Coordinators and Program Staff from around the state of Wisconsin to engage in discussion, collaborate, and develop a network of support.

This event will provide learning opportunities and topics which were identified by participants who attended regional trainings held in Black River Falls, Green Bay, and Minocqua. Speakers will share information on best practices, research, various initiatives on programming taking place throughout the state of Wisconsin.

Participants will have an opportunity to build knowledge/skills that will assist them in implementing best practices within their respective programs in order to cultivate culturally responsive learning environments. In addition, resources and materials will be shared.

Learning Objectives

As a result of participating in this statewide training, participants will:

  • Receive valuable skills, knowledge, and insight to support their work as coordinators and staff in American Indian education.

  • Hear a variety of stories and work experiences from participants in various American Indian education programs.

  • Collaborate with individuals in similar positions to share best practices, ideas, and research on programming.

  • Discover and examine ways to transform our school environments for American Indian students, families, communities, and nations.

Target Audience

  • Tribal, Community and School Liaisons

  • Home School Coordinators

  • Title VI Indian Education Coordinators and Program Staff Members

  • Johnson O'Malley Coordinators and Program Staff Members

  • Tribal Education Directors and Program Staff Members


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Ho-Chunk Casino Hotel & Convention Center
S3214 County Road BD
Baraboo, WI 53913
Phone: (800) 746-2486

A block of rooms has been reserved at the state rate until Wednesday, November 27, 2019. Please reference "TCSL Training” when making reservations to receive this special rate.


Kamewanukiw Paula M. Rabideaux

Project Coordinator, Network for Native American Student Achievement and Network Training and Supports,
Disproportionality Technical Assistance Network or "The Network"

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David J. O'Connor
American Indian Studies Consultant, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction; Grant Director - Culturally Responsive Tribal Early Childhood Project and Network for Native American Student Achievement, Disproportionality Technical Assistance Network or “The Network”

Registration and Fees

Pre-registration is required.

  • Scholarships through the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA) will be applied to the registration fees for specific districts and/or tribes that qualify.

  • For those agencies/organizations that do not qualify for a scholarship, the cost of holding this training seminar start at $150/person, which covers lunch, instructional costs, staff time, and supplies.

  • For more information on fees or to determine if you qualify for a registration scholarship, please visit our website or go to the registration link for the specific training.

For additional questions regarding scholarship eligibility, contact Angie Balfe, Network Manager, at or (920) 236-0885.

***Participants are responsible for all costs and arrangements related to hotel reservations and lodging.***

Schedule Overview

  • 8:30 am - 9:00 am | Registration & Breakfast (Provided)

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm | Morning Training Workshop

  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | Lunch (Provided)

  • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Afternoon Training Workshop


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Jen Watton - Program Assistant,
Network for Native American Student Achievement
Disproportionality Technical Assistance Network
Phone: (262) 443-5022 or

Earlier Event: November 19
Beyond Diversity I Seminar
Later Event: December 11
American Indian Studies in Wisconsin