Native American Education Program


What is the Native American Education Program?

The Native American Education Program provides special educational services to American Indian and Alaska Native children. These services include school based tutoring assistance, presentation of Native American cultural classes during regular day and after school, and outreach to parents of students who have not met grade level requirements or who are at risk.

Who Participates?

American Indian and Alaskan Native students, K-12, may participate in this program. Families and students become eligible for services through completing and submitting an eligibility form for each child. Please call the American Indian Program Educator at (916) 686-7712 for this eligibility form or for more information. Return the completed form to the Office of Learning Support Services, 9510 Elk Grove-Florin Road, Elk Grove 95624.

How Do Students Participate?

Tutoring or outreach services are provided at the request of the parent, guardian, or school site. Cultural classes are open to all program students, K-12.

The enrollment form is located below:
506 Enrollment Form – English

When Are Program Services Held?

Tutoring services are available throughout the school year. It is preferable for the services to be scheduled at the school site for ongoing contact between the tutor and the student’s teacher. Culture classes are scheduled throughout the year, including a special summer program. Contact the Native American Program Educator for the schedule.

Why Do Students Participate?

Students participate in the Native American Education program for a variety of reasons: for assistance with school work, particularly reading and math; for culturally related enrichment; for support and encouragement in the achievement of challenging standards; for assistance in working toward entering institutions of higher education.

Tutors:

Now Hiring Native American Tutors

EGUSD Native American Education Program Parent Meetings and Events:

All meetings are open to the public and will be held at the Robert L. Trigg Education Center at 9510 Elk Grove-Florin Road, Elk Grove, CA 95624

  • September 15, 2016 – Parent Committee Meeting – 6-7 p.m. – Conference Room 111
  • October 26, 2016 – Fall Welcome – 6-8 p.m. – Board Room
  • November 17, 2016 – Parent Committee Meeting – 6-7 p.m. – Conference Room 111
  • March 16, 2017 – Parent Committee Meeting – 6-7 p.m. – Conference Room 111
  • May 4, 2017 – Parent Committee Meeting – 6-7 p.m. – Conference Room 111
  • May 18, 2017 – Spring Gathering – 6-8 p.m. – Board Room

Video

Tobacco Talk – Native American Youth PSA
Written & performed by the youth from Wilton Rancheria & the Elk Grove American Indian Education Program (located in Sacramento, California).

 

Native American Education Program


Native American Education Program
Nelson Chaske – Program Educator

(916) 686-7712
(916) 686-5095

Mailing Address:
Native American Education Program
Elk Grove Unified School District
9510 Elk Grove-Florin Road
Elk Grove, CA 95624

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