American Indian Education Program


  • The ISD 728 American Indian Education Program (AIEP) promotes advocacy, representation, and collaborative education as the primary purpose for our students, parents, and community members.  The AIEP strives for academic success that aligns with the strategic objectives and goals of the ISD 728 district. 

    • Increase the graduation rate of American Indian/ Alaskan Native Students 
    • Expand district-wide understanding and representation of American Indian/ Alaskan Native students' cultures, languages, heritage, and curriculum. 

    Our services include:

    • Academic advising (K-12) 
    • Scholarship, College, vocational or workforce advisement and assistance (7-12)
    • Monitoring student's school programs to provide assistance (K-12)
    • Enrichment opportunities such as tribal history, storytelling, pow-wows, etc.
    • Field trips:(to be virtual until further notice) Sugar Bush, Northwest Fur Trade Post, Mille Lacs Indian Museum, Fort Snelling, and more
    • College visits including the University of Minnesota, Morris, and St. Cloud State University
    • Traditional graduation honoring ceremony
    • Cultural activities and lessons 
    • Ojibwe & Dakota language programs
    • Parent Advisory Committee/ Monthly Newsletter
     
    IN ORDER TO PROVIDE SERVICES FOR YOUR STUDENT(S) A SIGNED PARENT CONSENT FORM IS REQUIRED.
    Please go to the 'forms' download and sign the document.

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  • Mari

    Mari Mansfield, Mpls Public Art Comm'r
    American Indian Education Specialist
    mariana.mansfield@isd728.org


    Handke Family Center, Room 214
    1170 Main St NW, Elk River, MN 55330
    (763)-241-3400 X 5543 




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