Indian Education for All K-12 Grant Application will open in May. Watch this space for up to date information on E-Grant application availability.
What is the IEFA K-12 Grant? Can I apply?
Eligible Applicants: This K-12 IEFA grant is open to any Montana public school district. Priority will be given to schools which have not had a previous IEFA grant.
Range of Awards: Grant awards are available in a range of approximately $1,000 up to $12,000 for each project, depending on the scope of the proposal. There will be a limited number of grants awarded.
Project Period: The grant monies are available for the 2019-2020 School Year (July 1-June30)
While waiting for the E-Grants application to open, please consider following these steps:
1. Contact Indian Education for All Unit staff to discuss your ideas and plans:
Zach Hawkins: 406-444-0708
Mike Jetty: 406-444-0720
Jennifer Stadum: 406-444-0725
2. Review The Framework: A Practical Guide for Montana Teachers and Administrators Implementing Indian Education for All
3. Complete a FREE course on The Framework on the Teacher Learning Hub
Legislation: Montana Code Annotated (MCA) 20-1-501
Recognition of American Indian cultural heritage
Every Montanan...whether Indian or non-Indian, be encouraged to learn about the distinct and unique heritage of American Indians in a culturally responsive manner...all school personnel should have an understanding and awareness of Indian tribes to help them relate effectively with Indian students and parents…Every educational agency and all educational personnel will work cooperatively with Montana tribes...when providing instruction and implementing an educational goal.
New Indian Education For All Hub Course!
This course provides a step-by-step overview of The Framework: A Practical Guide for MT Teachers and Administrators Implementing Indian Education for All (IEFA). This course will help all educators in understanding how to carefully integrate IEFA practices across curriculum areas in classrooms, schools, and districts.
Developed by Dr. Tammy Elser in partnership with the Salish Kootenai College (SKC). Sign up for the course.
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