January 6, 2022

American Indian College Fund launches $2.25 million Native teacher education program


DENVER – Teachers are some of children’s first role models. However, according to the U.S. Department of Education, fewer than one percent of all people in the teaching profession in the United States are Native American, which is compounded by a lack of Native role model teachers serving in K-12 classrooms in rural areas and reservation-based schools.
The American Indian College Fund is launching a two-and-a-half-year Native teacher education program at tribal colleges and universities serving ...