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March 2013 Meeting Agenda

March 18, 2013 meeting agenda of the American Indian Education Oversight Committee meeting and Public Hearing.

American Indian Education Oversight Committee Meeting Agenda

Monday, March 18, 2013
10 a.m.–noon
Fess Parker’s Double Tree Resort
633 E. Cabrillo Boulevard, Vineyard Conference Room
Santa Barbara, CA 93103

Agenda Items

The order of business may be changed without notice.

Item 1

Subject: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Indian Education Update
Presenter: Joyce Silverthorne, Director, Office of Indian Education

There will be an update on the Office of Indian Education.

Item 2

Subject: California Department of Education (CDE) Updates
Presenter: Judy Delgado, American Indian Education Consultant, CDE

Including but not limited to:

Item 3

Subject: Public Comment

Public Comment is invited on any matter not included on the printed agenda. Depending on the number of individuals wishing to address the American Indian Education Oversight Committee (AIEOC), the presiding officer may establish specific time limits on presentations.

Item 4

Subject: Northern California Preparation and Retention of Indian Educators
Presenter: Denise Dion

California State University, Chico (CSUC) will present the Northern California Preparation and Retention of Indian Educators (NorCAL PRIE). The School of Education at CSUC, in partnership with Mooretown Rancheria of Maidu Indians, Tyme Maidu Tribe-Berry Creek Rancheria, Enterprise Rancheria Estom Yumeka Maidu Tribe, Mechoopda Indian Tribe of Chico Rancheria, and Four Winds of Indian Education Inc. has been awarded one of 22 national grants to improve educational opportunities and achievement for American Indian children. This project provides professional development for individuals of American Indian descent who serve in the education field.

Item 5

Subject: The State of American Indian and Alaska Native Education in California Report
Presenter: Joely Proudfit, California Indian Culture & Sovereignty Center, California State University, San Marcos

The State of American Indian and Alaska Native Education in California Report will be presented. This report compiles data to provide much-needed information about American Indian/Alaskan Natives in K–12, community college, California State University, and University of California systems. The data includes; enrollment, graduation rates, dropout rates, degrees conferred, and personnel by race/ethnicity.

Item 6

Subject: AIEOC Report
Presenter: André Cramblit, Parliamentarian, AIEOC

This report will include information on the achievements of the AIEOC as well as discussion of the academic status of American Indian students in California.

Item 7

Subject: Committee Business

Including, but not limited to, future meeting plans; future agenda items; officer nominations and/or elections; declaratory and commendatory resolutions; bylaw review and revision; Board policy; approval of minutes; Board liaison reports; training of Board members; and announcement of matters of general interest.

American Indian Education Oversight Committee Public Hearing

Monday, March 18, 2013
1–2 p.m.
Fess Parker’s Double Tree Resort
Sierra Madre North/South
633 E. Cabrillo Boulevard, Room–Sierra Madre North/South
Santa Barbara, CA 93103

Item 1

Subject: Public Comments

Public Comment is invited on any matter not included on the printed agenda. Depending on the number of individuals wishing to address the AIEOC, the presiding officer may establish specific time limits on presentations.

Statute for American Indian Education Oversight Committee

California Education Code Section 33370(g) states:

The Superintendent, with input from existing center directors, shall appoint an American Indian Education Oversight Committee by January 30, 2007, composed of at least seven educators, four of whom shall be American Indian education center directors. All members shall possess proven knowledge of current educational policies relating to, and issues faced by, American Indian communities in California. This committee shall provide input and advice to the Superintendent on all aspects of American Indian education programs established by the state.

All times are approximate and are provided for convenience only. The order of business may be changed without notice. Anyone interested in a particular matter should plan on being in attendance. The AIEOC will commence, recess, and reconvene as necessary throughout the meeting. Time is set aside for individuals to speak on any topic not otherwise on the agenda. In all cases, the presiding officer reserves the right to impose time limits on presentations as necessary to ensure that the agenda is completed.

Reasonable accommodation will be provided for any individual with a disability. Pursuant to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, any individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to attend or participate in a meeting or function of the task force may request assistance by contacting the Educational Options, Student Support, and American Indian Education Office at 1430 N Street, Suite 6408, Sacramento, CA, 95814, or by telephone at 916-323-2183; Fax 916-323-6061.

For more information concerning this agenda, please contact the Educational Options, Student Support, and American Indian Education Office at 916-323-2183. This agenda is posted on the CDE AIEOC Web page.
Questions: Judy Delgado | judelgado@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0506 
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