How To Have An Effective Indian Parent Committee For Your School District. Albuquerque Public School: Indian Parent Committee. Howard Connick: IPC Chair At-large, Albuquerque, Nora Morris: Vice Chair Tohaajiilee, NM Andrew Conseen Duff: At large Member Albuquerque, NM
Howard Connick: IPC Chair
Nora Morris: Vice Chair
Andrew Conseen Duff: At large Member
Sheryl Baca: Teacher/ Counselor
By working together with schools, parents and communities, APS Indian Education Department will develop enhanced and supportive Indigenous educational opportunities for all Native American students by increasing knowledge of Native values through teaching language and cultural differences.
34th largest school district in the U.S. with;
5,932 American Indian students representing over 115 tribes
5,341 students with complete ED 506
Indian Education Depart.
16 resource teachers (3 high school, 3 mid, 9 elementary, 1 mentor)
20 before & afterschool programs
8 Home to School Liaisons
1 Instructional Manager, 4 Office staff, & 1 Director
Student Achievement Recognition events, plays, concerts, zoo night
Pow Wows, science fairs, college prep days, job fairs, feast day and we attend local conferences on Indian Education
Organizational Investments- Native American Community Academy, All Indian Pueblo Council, APS-Equity Council, Budget Committee, Government to Government, Navajo Nation Clothing Program, New Mexico-Public Education Department and the National Indian Education Association
Move your meetings to the parents
(to the children’s home schools)
Goal 1. Support increase of graduation rate of APS Native American students through increased communication with the greater community through:
Measurable Objective 1: Communication with the greater community will increase by 10% for School Year
2010-2011 and by 5% for each consecutive
year to 2014.
2. To support increase of daily attendance of Native Americans students in APS by dissemination of information about resources that are available to parents through:
Measurable Objective: Parental involvement will increase by 10% for School Year 2010 to 2011 and by 5% for each consecutive year to 2014.
~Thank You ~
Albuquerque Public School-Indian Education Department, Teachers, and Parents