Thanks to a tribal college in Montana, American Indian students with disabilities are benefiting from the enhanced teacher training. Salish Kootenai College (SKC) is designing and delivering professional development to 40 teachers, pre-service teachers, and educational professionals to enhance the health, wellness, and educational opportunities for American Indian (AI) children with and without disabilities and their families.
This agreement will allow San Carlos Apache College to operate as a Tohono O’odham Community College branch campus in San Carlos, Arizona, and utilize TOCC’s accreditation so students can earn certification, associate degrees, and transfer credits that will be accepted by other institutions of higher learning and future employers.
The Longest Walk 5.2 was hosted by the Winnebago Tribe at Winnebago, Nebraska on Wednesday. Little Priest Tribal College President Maunka Morgan, MBA, sat down for a short interview with Native News Online.
The National Science Foundation structured the program with the tribal or native-serving college at the center of each collaborative.