Indian Education

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Purpose

Nevada County Indian Education provides supports to meet the unique educational and culturally related academic needs of American Indian and Alaskan Natives, so that these students can achieve to the same challenging state standards as all students.

Eligibility

Program Goals

  • Improve the achievement of elementary and secondary school students
  • Ensure equal access to services leading to such improvement , particularly those who are educationally disadvantaged such as Native Americans

Implementation

  • Individual tutoring/mentoring for children identified as being below grade level
  • School advocacy by program coordinator
  • Advisement from Parent Committee
  • Implementation of monthly Native Family Nights featuring cultural activities linked to State standards.
  • Collaboration with Nevada County Native TANF and the Sierra Native Alliance to broaden services

Click here to download program brochure: Download FYS/IE/ILP Brochure 2017

Contact

Indian Education Coordinator- Melissa Marcum
mmarcum@nevco.org

Tel: (530) 478-6400 ext 2020
fax:  (530) 478-6410
380 Crown Point Circle
Grass Valley, CA 95945