IEFA ADVOCACY INSTITUTE, June 24-26, 2011 Billings & Crow Reservation

Thursday, April 28, 2011
By Julie Saylor




JUNE 24-26, 2011



The Indian Education for All Advocacy Institute is designed to provide an advanced IEFA learning opportunity for teachers, administrators, grant directors, librarians, Indian Education instructional coaches, post-secondary educators, and Native language instructors…

  • who have background knowledge about Indian Education for All AND currently integrate IEFA into instructional  practice,    

  • who wish to be a resource for IEFA in their buildings or districts,

  • who are interested in strengthening Indian Education for All leadership and expertise, and

  • who wish to facilitate partnerships between cultural groups in Montana.

Previous professional development experience with Indian Education for All and the Essential Understandings Regarding Montana Indians is strongly encouraged. Introductory information regarding IEFA will not be provided. Our focus this year will be on advocacy through facilitation of cultural visits; IEFA advocates can be effective ambassadors, bridging cultural gaps for students and colleagues. We will be visiting the Crow reservation to partake in various cultural events, visit significant sites, and make connections within the Crow community.


There will be no registration fee. However, registration will be limited. Please submit the questionnaire below as your request for registration, answering the questions thoroughly to help us ensure a successful experience for all participants. SUBMIT COMPLETED QUESTIONNAIRE BY MAY 20.


IEFA Advocacy Institute 2011 Questionnaire


Notification of registration status will be delivered by email no later than May 27 along with specific details regarding the event.


 If questions, contact Teresa Veltkamp:




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