Board of Public Education

MONTANA ADVISORY COUNCIL ON INDIAN EDUCATION

MISSION:

The Montana Advisory Council on Indian Education (MACIE) was created by the Montana Board of Public Education in 1984 to advise the Board and the Superintendent of Public Instruction on matters related to Indian education. The purpose of the Council is to:

"... provide for more effective and meaningful participation by Indian people in planning, implementation, and administration of relevant educational services and programs under the authority of local school boards."

The council is composed of representatives of the eleven tribal groups in Montana and other groups working in the interest of Indian people.

CONSTITUTION & BYLAWS

PREAMBLE:

The Montana Advisory Council on Indian Education (MACIE) was established by the Board of Public Education and the Office of Public Instruction to function in an advisory capacity for the education of American Indian students in Montana.

The Montana Advisory Council on Indian Education shall be a strong voice for collaborative efforts among tribal, state, and federal organizations, institutions, groups, and agencies for the express purpose of promoting high quality and equitable educational opportunities for all American Indian students in Montana. This includes, but is not limited to, culture, language, and Indian Education for All.

 

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