Consortium Connection Aug-Sept

WWNAEC Weekly News and Notificaitons

WWNAEC Meeting

Thursday, Sep. 28th, 9am

225 College St, NE, Olympia, WA 98516

Excited to see all of you at our upcoming meeting. The meeting will be held at the WSSDA Office and will be hosted by North Thurston School District.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

August - Sept.

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FACE Program at Chief Leschi

Michelle Hayward

FACE Parent Educator

Ph 253-445-6000 ext.3032

Cell 253-303-9043

FAX 253-445-5031

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Job Opening

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Job Opening

Tribal Navigator Position at Grays Harbor College. This position has been developed to support the Tribal Stewards Program - a workforce development program to redesign pathways and programs to better serve Tribal students and Tribal community workforce needs specifically in natural resources.

Maya Esquivido, MSW

Nor Rel Muk Wintu | Hupa

Graduate Student Intern, Tribal Government Affairs

Washington State Board of Community & Technical Colleges

Tribal Navigator - Full-time, Exempt (one year assignment)

Please see the attached position description and post/distribute as needed. Candidates can apply at:

Click the Box Above for a PDF Version of the Culture Card

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Language Revitalization Resource

WSU Excel Camp

Description of EXCEL Camp:

Exploring College Emerging Leaders (EXCEL) is a weekend youth camp at Washington State University Pullman Campus for Native American High School Juniors and Seniors. Students will participate in science focused activities, gain laboratory skills, and explore what WSU has to offer. Lodging, meals, and activities provided free of cost but transportation to and from Pullman is not included. Youth must be accompanied by a chaperone.

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If you have any additional questions, feel free to reach out to me or my supervisor Joelle Edwards our Director of Native American Programs which her e-mail is

State Truancy Policy

Opportunity to weigh in on and inform state truancy policy? State Leaders want to understand students’ experiences with truancy, improve policies to help make attendance policies and truancy laws more equitable, and understand how to better support students’ access to their education.

You may meet in-person, virtually (zoom or google hangouts), or phone. If you participate, you will receive a $45 gift card for each session as a thank you for your time.

Who can participate?

  • Youth who are in grades 6 through 12th grade who have experienced truancy in the last three years or
  • Parents or guardians of youth in grades Kindergarten-12th who have experienced truancy in the last three years

· Student and family interest form

· Youth Flier

· Translated Outreach Materials

If you have any questions – please contact or call 425-917-7724.

Everyone who indicates interest in participating in sessions may not be selected, however we will ensure that everyone who expresses interest can participate in some manner. If you are selected to participate in sessions, we will follow up by contacting you via email or phone within two weeks.

Be Well,


Mona Halcomb, Ed.D.

Native American Student Success Program Supervisor,

Office of Native Education

Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI)

PO BOX 47200, Olympia WA 98504-7200

Email: Phone: 360-742-2403

All students prepared for postsecondary pathways, careers, and civic engagement.

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