The Native Ameircan Education Program is designed to address the unique cultural, language, and educationally related academic needs of American Indian and Alaska Native students, including preschool children. The programs funded are to meet the unique cultural, language, and educational needs of Indian students and ensure that all students meet the challenging State academic standard. The program is the Department's principal vehicle for addressing the particular needs of Indian children.
The Native American Education Program is funded by theTitle VI Indian Education Formula Grants funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Indian Education to address unique academic and cultural needs of American Indian and Alaska Native children.
This Spring Gathering and Graduation recognizes and celebrates the family and community bond that contributes to the success of our Native students. This special gathering highlights the importance of Native students within education and provides a space for students and families to acknowledge themselves, fellow Native families and supporters.
Contact Native Ed at Native.Ed@twinriversusd.org or calling the Family and Community Engagement Direct Line at (916) 566-1788 for more information.
The Native American Education Program is for all students who are Native American or Alaska Native, or have a parent/grandparent who is Native American and are enrolled in a federally recognized tribe. You can support in the District's development of its program and Title VI Program by completing an ED 506 Eligibility Form.
An Ed 506 Form must be completed, signed, and dated by the child’s parent/guardian to certify an Indian student’s eligibility for the program. A separate form is required for each child. If you have previously submitted an eligibility form, you do not need to submit a new form.
If you would like your child to receive future support and services provided by the Title VI 6 Formula Grant, please complete and return the enclosed Ed 506. You can return the completed form to you student’s school, the district office or email it back to: Native.Ed@Twinriversusd.org
The Twin Rivers Unified School District Native American Education Program has partnered with Tutor Me Education to provide in-person and virtual tutoring services for Preschool-12th grade students enrolled in the Native American Education Program. These services will be provided now through June 30th, 2022.
What type of tutoring services can be offered? Tutoring services can be provided in-person or virtual based on the needs of the family. Tutor Me Education will be contacting you directly set up tutoring sessions for your child based on the contact information you have provided.
What is the Indian Parent Committee? The Indian Parent Committee (IPC) will be essential in the development and collaboration of the Indian Education Program here in Twin Rivers.
Twin Rivers IPC Elected Positions:
Chair (Lead Parent. Conducts meetings): Albert Titman
Co-Chair (Supports the Chair): Christina P.C. Narvaez
Secretary (Takes meeting minutes): Vacant
At the moment we are recruiting family members who would like to participate in the Indian Parent Committee (IPC) this 21-22 school year. Your role will help provide input in the direction of the Native American Education Program this year and years to come.
Twin Rivers Unified School District is renewing our Indian Education Formula Grant, a federal grant provided by the U.S Office of Indian Education. Funding from this grant would help the district support the special academic and cultural needs of our American Indian and Alaska Native students/families starting in the 2022-2023 school year.
NEEDS ASSESSMENT FOR NATIVE AMERICAN STUDENT SUPPORT & RESOURCE PROGRAM
The Twin Rivers Needs Assessment for Native American Student Support & Resource Program will assist us in identifying families interested in the development of a program to support the educational and culturally related needs of our American Indian students.
Twin Rivers Unified School District Student Services Department will submit a board resolution regarding the application for the Indian Education Formula Grant Program (Title VI). This program is designed to address the unique cultural, language, and educationally related academic needs of American Indian and Alaskan Native students, including preschool children, and ensure that all students meet the challenging State Academic Standards.