Indigenous Education Conference: Building a Stronger Circle

Location: Silver Creek Event Center at the Four Winds Casino Resort in New Buffalo, Michigan

The Michigan Tribal Education Directors are hosting the Indigenous Education Conference: Building a Stronger Circle, April 14 - 16 at the Silver Creek Event Center at the Four Winds Casino Resort in New Buffalo, Michigan.
 
 
We hope to foster relationships that provide direct contact with decision makers from all areas of education. Our goal is to strengthen the web of opportunity, both educationally and culturally, for all students being served in Michigan schools.We strongly encourage both Native and non-Native stakeholders to come, learn, and participate, such as Superintendents, Program Directors, Principals, Teachers, Counselors and Social Workers, Tribal Councils, Tribal Education Directors, Native Parents, Native Student Organizations and Tribal Colleges. We hope to include you as we continue to strengthen partnerships in the new era of Native Education for all.
 
Breakout sessions include implementing the most effective methodologies for teaching Native students included such topics as historical trauma and tribal sovereignty curriculum.The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi is honored to invite you and your education colleagues to hear from presenters who include artist and activist Louie Gong, and comedian and actor Vaugh Eaglebear.Whether you teach Native students, are a Native educator or work for a government or non-profit education agency, you’ll leave the Educators Conference having fostered relationships and strengthened the web of opportunity—educational and cultural—for all students.
 
Registration details
$200 per individual
Four or more people / $100 per person
Clock hours / Continuing education credit available through Western Michigan University
 
Accomodations
Four Winds Casino Resort
1 (866) 494-6371
Reservation Code: 0415-Michigan
75 Rooms ReservedThe cutoff date for room reservations is April 1. Nightly rates are a discounted price at $100.

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