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Native American Education Research Alliance

Description

The Native American Education Research Alliance (NAERA) supports efforts to improve academic achievement of Native American students and build capacity to develop interventions that serve Native American students. Stakeholder groups being specifically targeted for assistance include researchers, policymakers, district and school administrators, community and school board members, teachers, and parents of Native American students.

Research Alliance Events

College and Career Readiness-Native American Education RA

Date: January 22, 2015, 1:00 pm (Mountain)

Presenters:
Tiffany Gusbeth (Northern Cheyenne), Program Administrator for Internship and Career Readiness Programs at the American Indian College Fund in Denver, and
Yvonne Bilinski (Navajo), the Director of the Native American Center at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado

The range of efforts being employed to retain Native American students in higher education and assist them in choosing a career path will be discussed.

Archived Webinar

Archived Webinar: NAERA online discussion on early childhood education/school readiness for Native American children. Open only to NAERA members
Date: June 26, 2014
Time: 1:00-2:30 pm Mountain
recorded webinar
ECE resources

Goals Include…The goal of this research alliance is to support efforts to improve academic achievement of Native American students and build capacity to develop interventions that serve Native American students. Stakeholder groups being specifically targeted for assistance include researchers, policymakers, district and school administrators, community and school board members, teachers, and parents of Native American students.information flyer

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The content from resources does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of REL Central, IES, or the U.S. Department of Education, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. government.

Web Resources

A Survey and Assessment of Culturally Based Education Programs for Native American Students in the United States (2006): http://jaie.asu.edu/v45/45_2_%202006%208%20Beaulieu.pdf

A Review and Analysis of the Research on Native American Students (2006): http://jaie.asu.edu/v45/45_3_%202006%202%20Demmert%20et%20al.pdf

Culturally Responsive Schooling for Indigenous Youth: A Review of the Literature (December 2008): http://rer.sagepub.com/content/78/4/941

State of the Field: The Role of Native Languages and Cultures in American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Student Achievement (July 2011):  http://center-for-indian-education.asu.edu/sites/center-for-indian-education.asu.edu/files/McCarty,%20Role%20of%20Native%20Lgs%20&%20Cults%20in%20AI-AN-NH%20Student%20Achievement%20[2]%20(071511).pdf

National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) and National Indian Education Study (NIES) reports: http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/nies/

Reports from the Regional Educational Laboratories:

Examining American Indian Perspectives in the Central Region on Parent Involvement in Children’s Education (August 2008): http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs/projects/project.asp?ProjectID=159

Achievement Gap Patterns of Grade 8 American Indian and Alaska Native Students (July 2009):  http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs/projects/project.asp?ProjectID=185

Indian Education Policies in Five Northwest States (October 2009): http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs/projects/project.asp?ProjectID=187

Comparing the Achievement Patterns of Native Hawaiian and Non-Native Hawaiian Students in Reading and Math (December 2011):  http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs/projects/project.asp?ProjectID=259

Partnerships Between Tribal Education Department s and Local Education Agencies (February 2012):  http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs/projects/project.asp?ProjectID=293

Native American Research Alliance Event Durango, CO November 15, 2014
“A Comprehensive Approach to Vocabulary Development for Native American Populations.”
Presenter: Diane Paynter, Director of Curriculum Development for Marzano Research
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Native American Research Alliance Online Meeting December 4, 2012
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Research Alliance Online Meeting March 18, 2013
Promising Instructional Practices for Native American Students: A Rapid Response Literature Summary
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DanJessesz2smDan Jesse, PhD
Researcher
jesse@rmcdenver.com
(800) 922-3636
Lindasz3smLinda Fredericks, MA
Facilitator
fredericks@rmcres.com
(800) 922-3636