Native American Education Conference

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Mission Statement: Instill pride and strengthen engagement in youth through learning Native American history and culture.

Make plans now for the 9th annual Native American Education Conference,  Aug. 7-9, 2018, at St. Stephens Indian School and Central Wyoming College. The event will kick off with a golf scramble Aug. 7, and opening ceremonies will be held at 8:30 a.m. at the Robert A. Peck Art Center at CWC in Riverton.

Strands:
  • Suicide prevention skills
  • Understanding of and appreciation for the history and culture of the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes
  • Cultural sensitivity for educators and other adults who impact Native American students
  • Instructional and learning needs of Native American students
  • Emotional and social needs of Native American students
  • Successful transitions for students between school levels
  • Empowering youth to develop leadership skills and choose healthy lifestyles
  • Promoting understanding, building relationships and generating ideas for engaging families and the community in education of the whole child

If you would like details as they become confirmed, please email Rob Black at rob.black1@wyo.gov. Or keep checking back on this site.

Indoor and outdoor activities will again be provided for youth age 12 and up.

Cost is only $25. Students K-12 and college are free.

PTSB and Univ. of Wyoming credit available.

Parents, students and community members welcome!

For more information, call Rob Black at (307) 630-0797 or email rob.black1@wyo.gov.

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