Welcome to our new Indian Education page. We are currently working to update all of our Indian Education resources and will be continually updating our site with new and improved Indian Education resources.  Please check back often.  

If you are looking for a specific IEFA resource and cannot locate it, please contact Joan Franke (406-444-3694).

Featured Resource

InEd Achievement 2017

The new 2017 Achievement Report is available to view and download here. 

About Us

The goal of the Indian Education Division is to assist in the successful implementation of the Indian Education for All Act (MCA 20-1-501) and to work to close the achievement gap for American Indian students in Montana.

Implementation of Indian Education for All is achieved through professional development, grants to local schools, funding to regional education 


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The Montana Indian Education Association Conference is scheduled for April 4-6, 2018.  For more information and registration go to www.mtiea.org.





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Indian Education Youth Conferences 2018

March 14-16, 2018 - MSU - Northern

March 21-22, 2018 - Browning High School - Postponed

March 26-28, 2018 - Salish Kootenai College

Contact Don Wetzel at 406-444-4527 regarding any questions

Click here to register


Indian Education Staff

Mandy Smoker Broaddus, Indian Education Director                

(406) 444-3013

Joan Franke, Administrative Assistant                               

(406) 444-3694

Donnie Wetzel, American Indian Youth Development


(406) 444-4527

Mike Jetty, Indian Education Specialist                              

(406) 444-0720

Jennifer Stadum, Indian Education Specialist                     

(406) 444-0725

Stephen Morsette, Indian Education Specialist                  

(406) 444-0754

Michelle Mitchell, Indian Student Achievement Specialist

(406) 444-0708