Since Time Immemorial and Early Learning Curriculum – Amanda Rambayon (Turtle Mountain Chippewa), Native Education K-8 Literacy Liaison, Highline Public Schools
Planning and Navigating Your STI Implementation – Dr. Laura Lynn, Program Supervisor for the Office of Native Education
Native Knowledge 360° – Shana R. Brown (Yakama), Teacher, Career Ladder, Robert Eagle Staff Middle School
Lunch Keynote by Delores Calderon, J.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Youth, Society, and Justice at Western Washington University’s Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies
1pm Panel Presentation: “Sharing Stories of Successful STI Implementation: Developing and Sustaining Strong Collaborations with Students, Families, and Communities,” Sara Marie Ortiz, MFA (Pueblo of Acoma), Native Education Program Manager, Highline Public Schools, Dr. Susan Enfield, Superintendent of Highline Public Schools, Dr. Laura Lynn, Program Supervisor for the Office of Native Education.
2pm Panel Presentation: “Understanding SB5028 Requirements, the Role of Collaboration, and What Has Been Learned So Far” Dr. Kristen B. French (Director, Center for Education, Equity and Diversity, and Associate Professor, Elementary Education, Western Washington University, Woodring College of Education), Dr. Anna Lees (Assistant Professor, Early Childhood Education, and Editor, Tribal College and University Research Journal, Western Washington University, Woodring College of Education), and Dr. Dawn Hardison-Stevens, Swampy Cree/Cowlitz/Steilacoom (Program Manager and Lecturer, Native Education Certificate Program, University of Washington, College of Education)
Dr. David Powers, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Seattle University introduced the afternoon Keynote Speaker, stateSenator John McCoy, Pigott Auditorium
Reception to celebrateIndigenous People Institute’s new home, Xavier 160