Native American Education

The Native American Education Program serves students PK-12 in the Brainerd Public School District. This comprehensive program provides support throughout the district ranging from individual student needs to district-wide curricular enrichment. Please see program highlights below. For additional information, please contact Native American Ed Staff.AIPAC Meeting Agenda 2_10_20 (1).pdf

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Funding and Eligibility The Native American Education Program is funded through MN Department of Education and Title VI U.S. Department of Education American Indian Education grants. Students enrolled in Brainerd Public Schools who identify as Native American are eligible for program services. We encourage parents/guardians to complete a 506 form for their child to help gain access to additional program funding. American Indian Parent Advisory Committee (AIPAC) The AIPAC meets at least five times per year to advise the Brainerd School District in the support of our Native American students. The AIPAC promotes a culturally relevant and equitable educational experience for our students ensuring greater academic achievement and success. AIPAC Meetings Washington Educational Services Building (WESB) Room 217 6:00-7:00 pm September 26th 2019: Agenda, Minutes November 5th 2019: Agenda, Minutes January 9th 2019: Agenda, Minutes January 23rd 2020 Agenda, Minutes February 10 2020 Agenda, March 26th 2020 May 14th 2020 Follow us on Facebook! BPS Native American Education Program

 

ligibility:

Brainerd School District’s Native American Education Program services are available to American Indian Students who:

  • Are an enrolled member of a Tribe or Band

  • A child of a Tribe or Band member

  • A grandchild of a Tribe or Band member

In order to qualify for our Native American Education Program, students will need to have a 506 form filled out and on file which is held confidentially in our school records. These forms allow our district to obtain more funding for our Native American Education program and allow uis to better serve our Native American Students.  

If you have any questions or need assistance completing the 506 form, please do not hesitate to contact:

Ashley Ingebrigtson

Multicultural Student Support Liaison

Brainerd School District - Washington Educational Services Building

Email: ashley.ingebrigtson@isd181.org

Phone: 218-454-6142

Native American Parent Advisory Committee

The Native American Parent Advisory Committee is an organized group of parents, students and district staff who meet several times per year in order to discuss the direction and priorities of Native American Education for our school district as well as the services offered within our Native American Education Program.

The parents and students in our program serve as advocates and a valued voice by:

  • sharing the needs, achievements and concerns for students

  • giving guidance on appropriate cultural materials and curriculums used within the school district

  • providing cultural support through events and enrichment classes.

During our meetings we often provide various cultural activities, academic resources and information on upcoming events and services offered within the Native American Education Program.

Food and drinks are provided.

Please join us at our next meeting:

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Eligibility:

Brainerd School District’s Native American Education Program services are available to American Indian Students who:

  • Are an enrolled member of a Tribe or Band

  • A child of a Tribe or Band member

  • A grandchild of a Tribe or Band member

In order to qualify for our Native American Education Program, students will need to have a 506 form filled out and on file which is held confidentially in our school records. These forms allow our district to obtain more funding for our Native American Education program and allow uis to better serve our Native American Students.  

If you have any questions or need assistance completing the 506 form, please do not hesitate to contact:

Ashley Ingebrigtson

Multicultural Student Support Liaison

Brainerd School District - Washington Educational Services Building

Email: ashley.ingebrigtson@isd181.org

Phone: 218-454-6142

Native American Parent Advisory Committee

The Native American Parent Advisory Committee is an organized group of parents, students and district staff who meet several times per year in order to discuss the direction and priorities of Native American Education for our school district as well as the services offered within our Native American Education Program.

The parents and students in our program serve as advocates and a valued voice by:

  • sharing the needs, achievements and concerns for students

  • giving guidance on appropriate cultural materials and curriculums used within the school district

  • providing cultural support through events and enrichment classes.

During our meetings we often provide various cultural activities, academic resources and information on upcoming events and services offered within the Native American Education Program.

Food and drinks are provided.

Please join us at our next meeting:

Resources

Coming Soon


Calendar

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Eligibility:

Brainerd School District’s Native American Education Program services are available to American Indian Students who:

  • Are an enrolled member of a Tribe or Band

  • A child of a Tribe or Band member

  • A grandchild of a Tribe or Band member

In order to qualify for our Native American Education Program, students will need to have a 506 form filled out and on file which is held confidentially in our school records. These forms allow our district to obtain more funding for our Native American Education program and allow uis to better serve our Native American Students.  

If you have any questions or need assistance completing the 506 form, please do not hesitate to contact:

Ashley Ingebrigtson

Multicultural Student Support Liaison

Brainerd School District - Washington Educational Services Building

Email: ashley.ingebrigtson@isd181.org

Phone: 218-454-6142

Native American Parent Advisory Committee

The Native American Parent Advisory Committee is an organized group of parents, students and district staff who meet several times per year in order to discuss the direction and priorities of Native American Education for our school district as well as the services offered within our Native American Education Program.

The parents and students in our program serve as advocates and a valued voice by:

  • sharing the needs, achievements and concerns for students

  • giving guidance on appropriate cultural materials and curriculums used within the school district

  • providing cultural support through events and enrichment classes.

During our meetings we often provide various cultural activities, academic resources and information on upcoming events and services offered within the Native American Education Program.

Food and drinks are provided.

Please join us at our next meeting:

Resources

Coming Soon


Calendar

Coming Soon

Eligibility:

Brainerd School District’s Native American Education Program services are available to American Indian Students who:

  • Are an enrolled member of a Tribe or Band

  • A child of a Tribe or Band member

  • A grandchild of a Tribe or Band member

In order to qualify for our Native American Education Program, students will need to have a 506 form filled out and on file which is held confidentially in our school records. These forms allow our district to obtain more funding for our Native American Education program and allow uis to better serve our Native American Students.  

If you have any questions or need assistance completing the 506 form, please do not hesitate to contact:

Ashley Ingebrigtson

Multicultural Student Support Liaison

Brainerd School District - Washington Educational Services Building

Email: ashley.ingebrigtson@isd181.org

Phone: 218-454-6142

Native American Parent Advisory Committee

The Native American Parent Advisory Committee is an organized group of parents, students and district staff who meet several times per year in order to discuss the direction and priorities of Native American Education for our school district as well as the services offered within our Native American Education Program.

The parents and students in our program serve as advocates and a valued voice by:

  • sharing the needs, achievements and concerns for students

  • giving guidance on appropriate cultural materials and curriculums used within the school district

  • providing cultural support through events and enrichment classes.

During our meetings we often provide various cultural activities, academic resources and information on upcoming events and services offered within the Native American Education Program.

Food and drinks are provided.

Please join us at our next meeting:

Resources

Coming Soon


Calendar

Coming Soon

Ashley Ingebrigtson
Ashley Ingebrigtson

Native American Education Coordinator
ashley.ingebrigtson@isd181.org
Phone: 218-454-6142

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Krystel Sam
Native American Student Liaison
Krystel.Sam@isd181.org

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