Wisconsin Indian Education Association 2018 Conference “Revitalizing Tribal Nations Through Community Engagement”
The Wisconsin Indian Education Association’s East Region proudly announces the 2018 WIEA Conference will be held on April 19, 20 & 21, 2018, at the Menominee Casino Resort in Keshena, WI.
More information will be coming soon. In the meantime, there is a block of rooms reserved at the Menominee Casino Resort Hotel under the name “WIEA18.” There are 40 rooms at the rate of $81.90 each. Please contact Menominee Casino Resort directly to make your reservations by visiting www.menomineecasinoresort.com or by calling (715) 799-3600 or (715) 799-1306.
Open call for workshop applications/proposals
The Wisconsin Indian Education Association’s (WIEA) 2018 Conference Planning Committee is now accepting applications for individuals or organizations interested in presenting or hosting a workshop at the upcoming 2018 Wisconsin Indian Education Association Conference titled, “Revitalizing Tribal Nations Through Community Engagement”. The 2018 conference, hosted by WIEA’s East Region, will be held at the Menominee Casino Resort in Keshena, WI, and runs from April 19 – 21. There will be a special day-long Trauma Informed Care pre-conference workshop on April 19. Click here for the Workshop Application Form.
Shannon Chapman, Menominee Tribal Education Director and 2018 Conference Planning Committee Chair, says this year’s conference will offer many opportunities to learn about the unique approaches to education in Indian Country.
“We’re looking to share the latest information and best practices in health, education and community engagement when it comes to working in Native communities,” said Chapman. “We look forward to telling the story of how the Community Engagement model evolved within the Menominee community, along with how Trauma-Informed Care is changing the way we approach education.”
In addition to the call for workshop applications, the committee is also accepting vendor registration from both individual merchants as well as organizations. Whether you are a vendor looking to sell your crafts and artwork or a university or business looking to share information, the 2018 conference will provide a great opportunity. Click here for Individual Vendor Registration Form and click here for Vendor Registration Form for Organizations.
The 2018 “Revitalizing Tribal Communities Through Community Engagement” conference is a must for administrators, board members, teachers, students and community members, and provides networking and continuing education opportunities.
Workshop applications can be downloaded above and should be submitted by February 16, 2018.