Linette Factor, CMN, Director of Business Affairs, 2023-2024 Indigenous Visionaries Fellow
Mariah Wanic, BMCC, Director of Charter Schools, 2023-2024 Indigenous Visionaries Fellow
Read in Shania’s own words about her journey to achieving her GED at Turtle Mountain Community College and finding her passion for learning again.
Joeviyhl overcame a lot to get to where she is now as a college student with plans to pursue a degree in nursing, but her first steps were through the doors of Sinte Gleska University’s Adult Basic Education program.
Lawrence Fuller steps forward in his education through Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College’s GED program.
Oglala Lakota College GED tutors find themselves learning and celebrating milestones along with their students.
The Indigenous Visionaries: Women’s Leadership Program (Indigenous Visionaries) at the American Indian College Fund (College Fund) supports the empowerment and success of Native women faculty and staff at tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) through a ten-month fellowship. Participating fellows receive a $4,000 stipend and place-based and experiential professional and personal development through guided training and cultural learning from College Fund staff and a broad network of Native women leaders.
Building the Capacity of Early Childhood Education through Innovative Indigenous Approaches: Integrating Indigenous Culture, Philosophy, and Pedagogy into ECE Programming
The 2022-2023 Ihduwiyayapi: Advancing Indigenous Early Childhood Education program grant from the American Indian College Fund at Little Priest Tribal College, titled Building the Capacity of Early Childhood Education through Innovative Indigenous Approaches, supported the Early Childhood Education (ECE) program at Little Priest Tribal College (LPTC) in a variety of ways to help indigenize ECE programming, curriculum, instruction, pathways, and the total educational experience of early childhood students.
Sinte Gleska University’s high school equivalency students become grounded in their cultural identities as they lead community engagement efforts through Native Arts workshops.
Jeri’s first step to achieving her dream of serving and supporting Native youth is completing her high school equivalency degree at Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe University.