Native American Education
Fife Public Schools
What is the Indian Education Program?
Fife's Native American Education Program will be hosting their yearly public hearing review for the 2023-2024 Title VI Grant on April 27th at 5 PM in the Fife High School Cafeteria. Please contact Martha Sherman (253) 517-1000 or email@example.com if you would like to attend, or if you have any questions.
The Fife Public School's Indian Education Program is made available through a grant from the Department of Education, Title VI and JOM funding. The Indian Education Program recognizes and supports the unique cultural and educational needs of Native American students and helps Native students meet state academic content standards. Activities and program goals are developed by the Parent Committee, the school district, and the Native American Education Program Coordinator.
What Does the Indian Education Program Provide?
Who is Eligible for Services?
Increased academic achievement by improving and monitoring attendance and grades
Cultural activities, experiences and awareness, including family gatherings and Heritage Week
Collaboration and referrals to social services and outside agencies
Information on summer programs, higher education experiences and scholarships
Books, DVDs and videos for staff and community
Native American Youth Leadership Academy
Recognition dinner for all native students and families, staff and community
To be eligible for program services, a signed Title VI 506 form must be on file in the district office. Click here to access a downloaded copy of the Title VI 506 form.
This says that the student is:
A member of a tribe, band or other organized group of Native people, including those terminated since 1940. Click here for a list of federally recognized tribes and their contact information.
A descendant of the first or second degree (parent or grandparent) Eskimo, Aleut, or other Alaskan Native
Considered by the Secretary of the Department of the Interior to be a Native
For more information please contact:
Native American Education Program Coordinator
Fife School District #417