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WISCONSIN INDIAN EDUCATION ASSOCIATION 2021 CONFERENCE

Registration for the 2021 WIEA Conference Indigenous STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math is now open!

The 2021 WIEA Conference Indigenous STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math will be held April 21 – 23, 2021, virtually, online via Zoom. This year’s conference, rescheduled from last year, will feature dynamic speakers and workshops – all geared toward science, technology and art. As usual, Native culture and education will provide the foundation for the conference experience.

Registration is only $75 and includes a one-year membership in WIEA. Your registration fee plays an important part in supporting WIEA’s initiatives such as providing scholarships to learners, work at the local and state level advocating for Indian education/legislation and hosting events which bring together Native students, educators, tribal leaders and community members.

Register today at: https://bit.ly/WIEA2021


Call for Presenter Proposals

Are you or someone you know interested in presenting at the 2021 WIEA Conference titled Indigenous STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math? The WIEA Conference Planning Committee is now accepting Presenter/Workshop proposals. Conference will be held virtually online.

Deadline for submissions: 4:30 PM FRIDAY, MARCH 26, 2021

Topics can include, but are not limited to: Native Language(s), technology, engineering, arts & crafts, culturally responsive practices and teaching strategies, curriculum, programming, or services related to American Indian students, families, and communities.
Audience consists of parents, students, teachers, education administrators, and community members.

Submit proposals here: Call for 2021 presenter proposals
 
Register for the conference at: https://bit.ly/WIEA2021
 
Join us for this incredible virtual experience.
 
Registration is a one-time payment of $75 and includes a full-year membership in WIEA.
 
2021 Virtual Conference INDIGENOUS STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math
 
April 21-23, 2021


Now Accepting Awards Nominations!

Do you know a student who is excelling in Indian education? Do you know someone who is a parent, elder, teacher or friend of Indian education who is doing great things within their family, school, tribe or community? Are they deserving of special recognition for their efforts? Nominate them today for one of WIEA’s annual awards!

Here are the categories:

  • Outstanding American Indian Student of the Year
  • Outstanding Indian Elder of the Year
  • Outstanding Indian Educator of the Year
  • Ronald N. Satz – Friend of Indian Education
  • Indian Parents of the Year

Deadline for nominations:

FRIDAY, MARCH 26, 2021

Nominations should be submitted via email to Dr. Rachel Byington at: rbyington@wisc.edu

Conference and awards presentations will be held virtually online.

Click here for the awards nomination form: 2021 Awards Nomination Form

Click here for the awards criteria: 2021 Awards Criteria Form

Join us for this incredible virtual experience.

Registration is a one-time payment of $75 and includes a full-year membership in WIEA.


Conference Sponsorship Opportunities

The Wisconsin Indian Education Association is a 501C3 non-profit organization that relies solely on donations, sponsorship and volunteers. The annual conference is the largest fundraiser of the year for the organization. If you or your company or organization would like to sponsor this year’s conference, your monetary donation is tax deductible and goes to support Native students, educators and their mission to strengthen Indian education in Wisconsin.

Take a look at some of the sponsorship opportunities for the 2021 Conference by clicking here: Sponsorship Opportunities. You can view our conference profile and learn more by clicking here.

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you at our annual conference or one of our other great events!