American Indian Education
The Fridley Public Schools American Indian Education program is directly funded through Indian Education grants. The program is meant to increase student educational success and cultural appreciation through activities and support.
Eligibility for Title VII services are available to:
- An enrolled member of a tribe, band or other organized group, including Alaskan and Hawaiian natives
- A child of a parent or grandparent who is an enrolled member of a federally recognized tribe or group of Indians.
If your child/children has any Native American background, please fill out these two forms (listed below) to the best of your ability. This parent letter explains the next steps.
- Title VII Student Eligibility Certification form (506 Form)
- Johnson O'Malley Program Certification Form
Our services include:
- Academic advising (6-12)
- Parent Advisory Committee
- Field trips
- Cultural activities
- College visits
- Assistance in preparation for college or vocational training (6-12)
MIGIZI Support Services
Fridley Public Schools partners with MIGIZI to support our American Indian families. Click here to view a list of services.
Native American Scholarship Database
Click here for more information and to view the list of scholarships.
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American Indian Education Coordinator
Licensed School Counselor supporting American Indian Students
American Indian Parent Advisory Committee
All parents/guardians of American Indian students are encouraged to join the American Indian Parent Advisory Committee.
Next American Indian Parent Advisory Committee meeting:
- Wednesday, February 23 at 4pm in the Fridley Community Center. All parents/guardians and Native American community members are welcome to participate.
Food is provided. Please contact Jayna Gunderson if you plan to attend so we can get your food order.
For more information, please email Jayna Gunderson at Jayna.firstname.lastname@example.org