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IEA Parent Advisory Committee

  • The purpose of the committee is to review and make recommendations to the Title VI Indian Education (IEA) program and to the MSBSD school board relating to the education of Alaska Native/American Indian students in grades K through 12 district-wide. The Parent Advisory Committee meets monthly during the school year. The committee is made up of parents/guardians of IEA certified students, a MSBSD teacher, and a student representative. Each committee member serves a two-year term on a rotating schedule. Elections are held in the fall of each school year.

IEA Parent Advisory Committee Positions

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    Committee Members

    Term Expires

    Emma "Isha" Twitchell, Chair

    Fall 2021

    Silvia Leon Guerrero, Vice Chair

    Fall 2022

    Tomas Andersen, Teacher/Counselor Member

    Fall 2021

    Lydai Yocum, Secretary

    Fall 2022

    Catherine Herron, Treasurer

    Fall 2021

    Parent Representatives

     

    Mike Swanson

    Fall 2021

    Naidene Baechler

    Fall 2022

    Shirley Akelkok

    Fall 2022

    Shelby Ahrens

    Fall 2022

    Student Representative

     

    Vacant, Open Position

     

    Elder Representative/Honorary Member

     

    June Pardue

     

     

     

    If you are interested in serving on the IEA Parent Advisory Committee, please click below for an application.

     

    IEA Student Application                                 IEA Parent Application

IEA Parent Advisory Committee Mission Statement

  • Mission: The Parent Advisory Committee strives to help our students and teachers to excel and achieve by providing resources, academic support, opportunities for parent involvement and cultural awareness.

    Values:

    • Inspiring a higher degree of learning
    • Encouraging cultural pride and practice
    • Achieving Native excellence in all its forms

    Project Goals:

    • Increase communication (ie: Facebook account, parent survey)
    • Curriculum involvement
    • Recruitment events (ie: Youth Festival)
    • Recognition awards
    • Increase cultural competence (ie: professional development)

IEA Parent Committee Meetings

  • The IEA Parent Advisory Committee(PAC) meets on the first Thursday of each month at a central location TBD and agreed upon at the beginning of every school year.  Currently, due to the COVID-19 Health Mandates, PAC meetings have been administered via Zoom meeting.  See calendar schedule for this school year.

     

     

    Date

    Time

    Location

    Elections

    Aug 6, 2020 Minutes

     

    6:00pm - 7:30pm

     

    via Zoom meeting

    Sept 3, 2020 Minutes

    6:00pm – 7:30pm

    via Zoom meeting

    Oct 1, 2020 Minutes

    5:00pm - 6:30pm

    via Zoom meeting 

    Nov 5, 2020 Minutes

    5:00pm – 6:30pm

    via Zoom meeting

    Dec 3, 2020 Minutes

    6:00pm - 7:30pm

    TBD/Zoom option 

    Jan 7, 2021 Minutes

    6:00pm – 7:30pm

    TBD/Zoom option

    Feb 4, 2021

    6:00pm - 7:30pm

    Cancelled

    March 4, 2021 Minutes

    6:00pm – 7:30pm

    TBD/Zoom option

    Public Forum: Presentation and Discussion

    April 1, 2021

    6:00pm - 7:30pm

    In-person and Zoom option

    IEA Program Grant - Part II

    May 6, 2021

     6:00pm - 7:30pm

     TBD/Zoom option

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