2019 National Indian Education Study Post-Release Roundtable

Monday, SEP 20, 2021 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM (UTC-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Using data to understand the current condition of education for American Indian and Alaskan Native students.

In 2019, 52% of American Indian & Alaskan Native 4th-grade students had access to a computer at home. Join us for a webinar on Monday, September 20 at 1:30 pm EST to get more data and perspectives on American Indian & Alaskan Native educational experiences.


Registration is required.

DOE Announces American Indian Resilience in Education (AIRE) for Native Communities during Pandemic

Advancing its commitment to equity, meaningful consultation, and relief for Tribal Nations, the U.S. Department of Education announced approximately $20 million in grants available to Tribal Educational Agencies to meet the urgent needs of students in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The American Indian Resilience in Education grant program will fund culturally relevant projects designed to assist and encourage Indian children and youth to enter, remain in, or reenter school at any grade level from Pre-K through grade 12, that include at least one of the activities from section 6121(c) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

Executive Order 14000, “Supporting the Reopening and Continuing Operation of Schools and Early Childhood Education Providers.”

On January 21, 2021, President Biden issued Executive Order (E.O.) 14000, “Supporting the Reopening and Continuing Operation of Schools and Early Childhood Education Providers.” This E.O. directs the U.S. Department of Education (Department) to develop a Safer Schools and Campuses Best Practices Clearinghouse (Clearinghouse) to share lessons learned and best practices from the field for operating safely during the pandemic. The Clearinghouse will provide an opportunity for grantees and stakeholders to share learnings with one another and access a wide variety of resources from across Federal agencies.

National Advisory Council on Indian Education, Feb 2020

NACIE membership consists of fifteen (15) members who are Indian (including Alaska Native) as defined in 20 U.S.C. § Sec. 7491(3), and are appointed by the President lists of nominees furnished, from time to time, by Indian tribes and organizations. The fifteen members represent different geographic areas of the United States.

A draft agenda is included for download.

This meeting is free and open to the public to attend in person or through the online portal. Registration required.

Office of Indian Education Job Posting, Feb 2020

The Director of Office of Indian Education vacancy was published Feb 3rd on USA Jobs. Links are included for the position. Please note, there two postings – one for the public and one for current or former Federal employees and others who are eligible under special hiring authority. Both postings are Indian Preference.

OESE Job Announcement OESE-2019-0031

This position serves as an Education Program Specialist in the United States Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), Office of Indian Education (OIE). The Office of Indian Education supports the efforts of local educational agencies, Indian tribes and organizations, postsecondary institutions, and other entities to meet the unique educational and culturally related academic needs of American Indian and Alaska Natives.