Montana Advisory Council for Indian Education
Goals

  1. Communication

    Facilitate communication about Indian education among all stakeholders in Montana.

    Montana Advisory Council on Indian Education will develop strategies of communication to allow their respective constituents to provide input on their needs and issues and Montana Advisory Council on Indian Education members will be responsible for bringing these matters to Montana Advisory Council on Indian Education's attention for discussion and action.

  2. Success in Schools

    Identify and disseminate research-based measurable criteria, both behavioral and academic, that indicate successful education for Montana's Indian children.

  3. Evaluation

    Montana's pre-K-16 education system shall be evaluated on a continuing basis to determine its effectiveness in meeting the needs of Montana's Indian students and appropriate recommendations made to the Office of Public Instruction and Board of Public Education based on this evaluation process.

  4. Data Analysis

    Collect and analyze data to monitor accountability of educational agencies to address the needs of Indian education.

  5. Leadership

    Encourage and promote the active participation of Indian people, tribes and tribal organizations in the education process.

    Encourage and promote Indian educational leadership in decision-making positions at all levels, including Indian Education for All, Certification Standards and Practices Advisory Council and other appropriate committees.

  6. Budget and Legislative Review and Monitoring

    Prepare budgetary recommendations to be submitted to the Office of Public Instruction for programs that affect Montana Advisory Council on Indian Education's goals and purposes.

    Montana Advisory Council on Indian Education members are charged with the responsibility to monitor and advocate legislation which potentially affects its constituency and keeps its constituents apprised of issues and concerns to make appropriate recommendations.