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Addressing the American Indian Student Achievement Gap in Wisconsin

Event Date

Friday, January 11, 2019 -
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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Event Description

This regional training will provide learning opportunities to build knowledge and skills that will assist in implementing best practices and education strategies in working with Native students, families, communities, and nations in Wisconsin. The training is designed to deepen participants’ understanding around the American Indian student achievement gap in Wisconsin and ways for improving student outcomes.

Participants will explore effective teaching and learning strategies that have a positive learning impact in their work with American Indian students. They will also have an opportunity to examine how history, culture, and language can impact student achievement, school climate, and student, family and community engagement. Additionally, participants will learn to recognize the inequities that play out in schools and collaborate to find effective ways to create more equitable institutions that serve all students. More information.

Location

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (WITC)
Ashland Campus
2100 Beaser Avenue, Ashland, WI 54806

Contact

Angie Balfe
Manager, Disproportionality Technical Assistance Network
(920) 236-0885