Voices from the Region spotlights stakeholders in Region 11 and their work to improve educational opportunities and outcomes. R11CC is privileged to collaborate with and share the insights of Fred Osborn, director of the Office of Indian Education at the South Dakota Department of Tribal Relations. This interview was featured in the R11CC Winter-Spring 2023
One of our primary roles at the Region 11 Comprehensive Center (managed by McREL) is to support statewide education improvement efforts involving partnerships among state departments of education, regional service agencies, local districts, and even individual schools.
This video from the Region 11 Comprehensive Center defines improvement science and explains how it is being used to support school success in North Dakota.
Educators who serve Native American students are often at the intersection of different requirements, regulations, funding opportunities, and constraints. These factors can inhibit the capacity of educators to pursue evidence-based educational practices and approaches.