September 9, 2020

  • Native American Parent Committee Meeting  |  September 9th, 2020– 12-1 p.m.  |  Online ZOOM Meeting

    1. CALL TO ORDER-
      1. Kristy Page called meeting to order at 12:24pm.
      2. Present: Chad Ward, Sloan Henry, Kristy Page, Courtney Ceroll, Jody Thompson, and Holly Long
    2. PREVIEW OF AGENDA
    3. PUBLIC COMMENT
    4. OLD BUSINESS
      1. Student Representative
        1. Chad - bylaws, struggling with finding a student to be a part of the board. Jody suggested Chad reaches out to both high schools administrations to find an interested student. Kristy suggested bringing in representation from all high schools. Jody and Chad will bring up adjust to add more student representation.
    5. NEW BUSINESS
      1. Meeting Protocols
        1. Jody went over meeting posting, minutes taken, and all discussions must be conducted in regular meetings. Any independent discussions outside of meetings are illegal. Jody and Chad will add more information about if needed.
        2. Jody and Chad went over meeting procedures with new members
      2. Native American Liaison Updates
        1. Chad - Technology updated/new computer for Native American Liaison. New office at South Middle School
        2. Order more gym uniforms (25), order more school supplies
        3. Funding from Tribes in consideration, Turtle Mountain Tribe donationed $10,000. Waiting to hear from the Shakopee tribe.
        4. $6300 leftover from Shakopee funding from 2019-2020 school year.
        5. 506 forms are at about 300
        6. presentations are starting, 16 set for next year, remotely.
        7. Encore running as normal, funding secured from Indian Ed. grant. South and Valley Middle School now have encore for students
        8. Kristy would like to go over funding and go over priorities
        9. UND administration and Chad spoke about dual-credit opportunities and hope to build that relationship. Chad and the public school administration will continue to discuss the partnership. Kristy will work with Cathryn to go over curriculum for dual-credit classes.
      3. Ashly Hanna CLSD Grant
        1. Housed at Valley Middle School
        2. Working directly with CLSD Grant
      4. Vice President Resignation By-Laws Pg. 2-3
        1. Harmony Bercier has emailed her resignation to board members
        2. Chad will email 506 families about open position. Chad and Jody will work on creating a rubic for the position.
      5. NAPC Meeting Schedule
        1. Kristy will send out a preliminary meeting schedule next week to Jody and Chad
        2. suggested: second tuesday of each month at noon
      6. High School Native American Studies Course (Dual Credit)- discuss next meeting
      7. October 12th Event - Will discuss at next meeting
    6. SCHEDULE NEXT MEETING
      1. Sept. 22nd - Chad will send out link for next meeting
      2. Oct. 6th
    7. ADJOURNMENT
      1. Kristy motioned to adjourn
      2. Sloan second the motion