Native American Education Conference

This conference is open to educators, students and the general public!

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

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Billy Mills, Olympic Gold Medalist, 10,000 meters

Kasey Nicholson, comedian and inspirational speaker

Team Xtreme Warriors, strongmen and power lifters with a concern for today’s struggles and temptations our young generation face each and every day

Turnaround Arts: California, which has successfully “turned around” the school climate and culture at a Native American school through the arts

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

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.

1.0 PTSB credit and 1.0 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.