Electa Quinney Teacher Training and Administrative Leadership Program 2017

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The National Indian Education Association (NIEA) has launched teach.niea.org; a teacher recruitment website specifically designed to support Native schools recruit and hire great teachers.

The Electa Quinney Teacher Training and Administrative Leadership Program is a four-year project funded thorugh the Office of Indian Education (U.S. Dept. of Education). This grant supports the training and licensure of 20 Native American students to build capacity as teachers or administrators in schools in the Great Lakes Region.

Participants in this program are able to work toward any teaching license degree program currently available at the UW-Milwaukee School of Education.The supported programs must result in licensure. Click here to explore options prior to applying below. Currently licensed teachers can work toward the Administrative Leadership MS: Concentration in Educational Administration. This program leads to a principal licensure. This program provides financial support by:

  • covering the full in-state cost of tuition & fees
  • paying for some supplies and certification related exam support
  • stipend paid once per semester

The program also supports future educators and administrators by providing:

  • participants indigenous ways of learning
  • mentorship from indigenous educators

Are you interested in applying? We are looking for those seeking a bachelor, postbaccalaureate certification, or a master degree. Applicants will need to provide proof of enrollment or descendancy. We will begin reviewing applications starting on 11/3/2017 and will continue to review applications until all slots are filled. At this time 17 scholarships are still available (as of Feb. 2018). Applications will be continuously accepted and reviewed until all slots are filled.

Click here for the application.