FROM THE ARCHIVE
Norton McCaleb to address Indian educators
Facebook Twitter Email
MONDAY, JULY 23, 2001

Secretary of Interior Gale Norton and Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Neal McCaleb will address the National Indian School Board Association's summer conference in Portland, Oregon, this week.

Norton told Indianz.Com she believes her speech will be the first time an Interior Secretary has addressed the group. The conference will be McCaleb's first public speaking appearance since being sworn-in earlier this month, although he was the guest of a cable call-in show last week.

The conference brings together Indian educators from throughout the country, as well as federal and state education officials. The agenda includes a wide range of topics, from bilingual education to teaching standards to technology in classrooms.

The conference runs from Monday through Wednesday.

Norton last week visited the Tiospa Zina Tribal School on the Sisseton-Wahpeton Reservation in South Dakota. It was her first trip to a tribal school.

The BIA oversees 185 schools and 50,000 students throughout the nation.

Relevant Links:
National Indian School Board Association - http://www.skc.edu/NISBA
Tiospa Zina Tribal School - http://www.wambdi.bia.edu

Related Stories:
Norton visits tribal school in S.D. (7/17)

Stay Connected
Contact
Search
Most Read
News Archive
2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000

About This Page

You are enjoying stories from the Indianz.Com Archive, a collection dating back to 2000. Some outgoing links may no longer work due to age.

All stories are available for publishing via Creative Commons License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)