2018 Conference

Registration now open for the 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.

Click here to download the Conference Save the Date flyer.


Conference registration is open

Registration for the 2018 Wisconsin Indian Education Association Conference “Revitalizing Tribal Nations Through Community Engagement” is now open. This year’s conference is sure to have something for everyone, whether your an administrator, teacher, paraprofessional, parent, student, community member, tribal leader or simply have an interest in American Indian education!

To register for this year’s conference, Click here!

Tentative Conference Schedule

The 2018 Revitalizing Tribal Nations Through Community Engagement Conference Planning Committee has released the tentative conference schedule. The three-day event includes a pre-conference workshop, “Trauma Informed Care”, scheduled for April 19, which you must register for separately. There will also be a youth track, pow-wow and vendors! This schedule is subject to change. Please check back frequently and sign up for our email updates to stay abreast of any news or developments!

To view the tentative Conference schedule, click here. To access the PDF version, click here.

2018 Youth Art Contest

The Wisconsin Indian Education Association’s 2018 Conference Planning Committee is seeking submissions for their Youth Art Contest! The contest is open to all American Indian and Alaskan Native students living in Wisconsin, grades 6 – 12. The winning submission will be used as part of this year’s conference logo and should reflect the theme “Rebuilding Native Nations Through Community Engagement”. You may download the rules and submission forms here: Click here for the WIEA Logo Art Contest Application and Release Form and here for Logo Art Contest Rules!

Call for workshop proposals and applications is now closed

This year’s conference will provide cutting edge information on Indian education. The conference planning committee is preparing an all-star line up of presentations and workshops which will feature something for everyone. Whether you’re a student/youth participant, elder, tribal elected official, teacher, administrator, paraprofessional, community member or parent, this year’s conference will showcase the latest in Indian education. At this time, the conference planning committee has closed the presentation and workshop application period. If you missed the application period, do not fret! Throughout the year, WIEA holds workshops, events and various community activities, and would be glad to partner with you or your organization. If you are interested in presenting or holding a workshop at a future event, please email us at communications@wiea.org.

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you in the very near future!