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Community Empowerment...

Provides technical support for IEC meetings:
The Community Development Specialist attends each school districtís Indian Education Committee (IEC) meetings; also known as the Parent Committee meetings. They assist the IEC in parent rights and responsibilities; they can keep parents informed of issues facing Indian families in the local schools.

Parent and Student Advocacy:
The Community Development Specialist works as an advocate for families when there are educational issues that arise within their childís school. They also work as a liaison between the parents, students and their school. The CDS can attend any meetings with the school upon parental request. These meetings can include IEPís (Individualized Education Plans), 504 Plans, the discussion and implementation of a Behavior Plan, expulsion hearings or any other meetings with the school that may occur.

STUDENT INCENTIVES:

Attendance Incentives:
Any CS&K Tribal enrolled student attending an accredited school on and adjacent to the reservation in grades 7-12 who has maintained a full-year attendance of: (TED will need a copy of your report card)

  • Missing 5 days or less - $50.00
  • Missing more than 5, but less than 9 days - $25.00

For purposes of these incentives, the following are considered exempt/excused absences: School sponsored activities, and Tribal/Cultural Activities when approved and signed off by the respective cultural committee. 
*Boarding School students are not eligible for the Attendance Incentives.

Grade Point Average (GPA) Incentives:
Any CS&K Tribal enrolled student attending an accredited school on and adjacent to the reservation in grades 7-12 who maintains a full-year GPA of: (TED will need a copy of your report card) 

  • 3.0 to 3.49 - will receive $50.00
  • 3.5 to 4.0 - will receive $75.00

High School Graduation Incentives:
Any CS&K Tribal enrolled high school graduate from an accredited school will receive the following: 

  • $200.00 (The Tribal Education Department will need a copy of your diploma)

Did you Know?

CS&K Tribal Member Payouts of the GPA/Attendance Incentives*:
2004-2005 $16,500.00
2005-2006 $18,175.00
2006-2007 $12,375.00
2007-2008 $5,350.00
incentives changed to full year.

CS&K Tribal Member Recipients
of the Graduation Incentive**:
2004-2005
36
$7,200.00
2005-2006
45
$9,000.00
2006-2007
36
$7,200.00
2007-2008
37
$7,400.00
2008-2009
43
$8,600.00

* To receive one or both of these incentives the Tribal Education Department will need a copy of your semester report cards.

** These numbers do not reflect on how many actual CS&K Tribal members graduated.
 

 For more information on any of these programs please contact Miranda Burland at (406) 675-2700 ext.1074 or email: mirandab@cskt.org 
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Tribal Education Department
PO Box 278
Pablo, Montana 59855
Phone: (406) 675-2700 ext. 1073
Fax: (406) 275-2814
Toll Free: 877-575-0086
Email: tribaled@cskt.org
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