Arizona Indian Education Association

Mission

The mission of the Arizona Indian Education Association is to develop educational strategies and activities consistent with Arizona’s academic standards and to provide research and resources to Arizona schools for their American Indian students to achieve academic excellence through culturally responsive education.

Objectives

  • To provide channels of communication among Indian education programs including prekindergarten through higher education . . .
  • To ensure the delivery of effective education services by Indian education agencies through collaboration with other federal, state, and tribal programs . . .
  • To serve as a network for information regarding, among other things, parent and youth conferences, curriculum and instructional activities, new Indian education programs . . .
  • To provide professional development activities and/or training.

2019-20 AIEA Membership Application

2018-19 Meeting Calendar

Executive Officers

President
Kimberly Daingkau-Begay
Native American Education Coordinator
Amphitheater Public Schools
(520) 696-5051

Vice-President
Esther Nystrom
Program Specialist
Native American Education Program
Mesa Public Schools
(480) 472-0577

Treasurer
Travis L. Lane
Assistant Director
Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc.
(602) 258-4822

Secretary
Jerri Thomas
Master Student
American Indian Studies
Arizona State University
(480) 452-4867

Co-Secretary
Melodie Lopez
Indigenous Strategies
(310) 415-7197

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