WBLAS Indian Education Newsletter
Providing information, updates, highlights, and resources.
The Native American Cultural Liaison, Jordan Zickermann, will continue to hold Summer office hours for all Indigenous students from all grade levels. The purpose of these office hours are to provide a designated time where students can stay connected with our program supports.
Our program calendar on the District Webpage has been updated with all open office hours. For a tutorial on how to connect to these office hours via Google Hangouts Meet - please click HERE.
Appointment slots can be used by all students, families, and staff and serve as a platform to engage with and support the needs of our Indigenous community during this time.To schedule a 1 on 1 appointment with the Cultural Liaison, please click this button below.
Nature Walk with Hope Flanagan
Thursday, July 23rd, 6-8pm
5287 Otter Lake Road
White Bear Lake, MN
Join Hope Flanagan, Cultural Teacher for Dream of Wild Health, and the White Bear Lake Indian Education Program as we walk the outdoor trails of the Tamarack Nature Center. Hope comes with great knowledge of the land, seeds, plants, and Ojibwe Language. She will share this wealth of knowledge through the duration of the nature walk.
This event is free and open to WBL Indian Education students, families, and other program participants. COVID guidelines and guidance will be put into place. Please RSVP below!
RSVPs are enabled for this event.
AIPAC Meeting Schedule 2020-2021
For the upcoming school year, the American Indian Parent Advisory Committee meetings will typically be held on the second Tuesday of each month. Each meeting will be held from 5:30-7:30pm and are open to the public. Please mark these dates on your calendar, and we will keep you posted on whether these meeting will be held in-person, virtually, or by using a hybrid model.
We look forward to another year of collaboration with the American Indian families throughout White Bear Lake Area Schools.
The American Indian Education Program is supervised via the Office of Federal and State Programs, working in collaboration with the American Indian Parent Advisory Committee. The goal is to provide meaningful, intentional, effective academic/non academic services and opportunities to every White Bear Lake Area Schools American Indian student, while fostering cultural identity and pride.