Oregon Indian Education Association

Integrating Culture & Education
Posted by jparker2312, April 21, 2011 7:09 am

OIEA recognizes outstanding members of our community for their contributions to Indian Education each year at our Annual Conference.  Applications must be received by 5pm Friday, April 12, 2013.

OIEA Awards – 2013

OIEA AWARD CATEGORIES:

OUTSTANDING INDIAN ELDER OF THE YEAR:

  • Must be an OIEA member or must have shown support of Indian Education
  • Must have made a significant contribution of benefit to Indian Education and/or improved the image of American Indian people during the past year

OUTSTANDING INDIAN EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR:

  • Must have demonstrated commitment to Indian Education during the past year
  • Must be an OIEA member
  • Must be American Indian
  • Must document previous experience in the field of Indian Education

OUTSTANDING INDIAN PARENT OF THE YEAR:

  • Must have made significant contributions to Indian Education
  • Must be an OIEA member or must have shown support of OIEA or local parent committee during the past year
  • Must be American Indian

OUTSTANDING TEACHER OF THE YEAR:

  • Must have made significant contributions to Indian education locally/statewide
  • May be Indian or non-Indian
  • Must have state certification or teach at a community college or university

OUTSTANDING STUDENT OF THE YEAR:

  • Must be American Indian
  • Must be enrolled full-time (high school, post-secondary)
  • Must have contributed time and effort into Indian education

OUTSTANDING VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR:

  • May be Indian or non-Indian
  • Must be an OIEA member or must have shown support of OIEA or local parent committee during the past year
  • Must have contributed time and effort into Indian Education

OUTSTANDING HIGHER EDUCATION STUDENT OF THE YEAR:

  • Must be American Indian
  • Must be enrolled full-time (AA, BA, Master’s or Doctorate level)
  • Must have contributed time and effort into Indian education
  • Must demonstrate excellent academic standing

 

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2011 OIEA AWARD RECIPIENTS!

Outstanding Indian Educator of the Year: Valerie Switzler

Outstanding Indian Parent of the Year: Danni Katchia

Outstanding Administrator of the Year: Rick Molitor

Outstanding Indian Elder of the Year: Terry Courtney Jr.

Outstanding Higher Education Student of the Year: Eugenia Bluebird

Outstanding Teacher of the Year: Cornel Pewewardy

Outstanding Student of the Year: Joella Smith

Outstanding Volunteer of the Year: Arlene Boileau

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