Monday, 11 August 2014 00:00

2015-16 Academic Collaboration of American Indian Students

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Academic Collaboration of American Indian Students

Who: American Indian Students, Parents and Other Family Members, and School Professionals

What: A collaborative group consisting of Adults and American Indian Students.

Where: Jordan High School, Media Center

When: topic/date
(All seminars are from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.)
Fall Service Project: U.S. Forest Service (September 14)
Inclusion Center: Developing Positive Relationships (September 28)
Indigenous Literature: Indigenous Book Club (October 12)
Goals/Mindfulness: Indigenous Board Games (November 2)
College Recruiters/College Walk (November 16)
FAFSA Completion (December 7)
Indigenous Scholarship Opportunities (January 11)
Academic Goal Setting: Strategies for Academic Success (January 25)
Aspirations: U of U Learning Success Center (February 8)
Indigenous Culture in the 21st Century: Star Wars/Navajo Language (February 22)
Indigenous Leadership: AIS Scholarship Orientation (March 7)
Alta High School Unveiling of Sacred Images Mural (March 21)
Urban Indian Center: Health and Breathe Easy Training (April 11)
Continuation of Breathe Easy Training (April 25)
Professional Career Presentation (May 9)
Career Technical Education: Indigenous Career Guest Speakers (May 23)

Why: To become aware of personal strengths; develop academic goals towards high school graduation; develop a sense of career and college readiness; and to contribute to a learning community that consists of students, parents, and school professionals.

Each student works toward eligibility and competitiveness for the American Indian Services Scholarship!

All participants receive a certificate of participation or completion!

Objectives: The objective for the Academic Collaboration of American Indian Students is to provide academic collaboration opportunities to American Indian students which are conducive to…

1) supporting and assisting participating American Indian students in their efforts of attaining a high school education/diploma.

2) developing a sense of college and career readiness by creating a vision of applying, entering and completing a post-secondary education/training program.

Academic Collaboration of American Indian Students: