The Region 11 Comprehensive Center continues to focus on improving educational outcomes for students in Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming. During our Year 4 Advisory Board meeting, we shared the following state infographics, which outlined our recent accomplishments, shared forecasts for the upcoming fifth project year, and highlighted efforts to ensure sustainability beyond
Have you ever wanted to accomplish a task but couldn’t find much guidance on how to successfully achieve it? This was the problem many schools and educators were experiencing in South Dakota. Five years ago, the Oceti Sakowin Essential Understandings and Standards (OSEUS) were approved by the State Board of Education based on legislation passed
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.
This infographic highlights the importance of promoting and elevating the Heritage languages of AI/AN multilingual learners (MLs).
In preparation for a new school year—regardless of the operational setting—this guide was designed to provide a checklist for self care and intentional connection with colleagues.
This resource is intended to support state education agency (SEA) staff members as they build partnerships with tribal leaders to improve educational outcomes for Native students.
A Survey and Assessment of Culturally Based Education Programs for Native American Students in the United States
A review of the programs in the survey indicated that there were five types of culturally based education programs and four types of programs that were not culturally based.
R11CC recently welcomed a new South Dakota Lead for the Bright Spots Project. Dr. Dorothy Aguilera-Black Bear brings a wealth of research and practitioner knowledge in culturally responsive education for preK–12 schools, and nonprofit sector experience in youth and community participatory action research, leadership, behavioral health, and wellness and workforce education programming. The high-leverage problem
This brief defines the variables a state or district leadership team might consider as they determine if they are “ready” to invest in the scaling‐up of an innovation in education.