National Indian Education Study (NIES) WebEx Event: Wednesday, June 5 from 2 – 3 pm EDT.

The National Center for Education Statistics released a follow-up report on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 to the 2015 National Indian Education Study (NIES). A post-release webinar will be held on Wednesday, June 5th from 2 to 3 pm, EDT. Sharing highlights from the new report will be:

  • Dr. Peggy G. Carr, Associate Commissioner, Assessments Division, National Center for Education Statistics
  • Dr. Susan C. Faircloth, NIES Technical Review Panel Chair and Professor and Director of Colorado State University’s School of Education

This WebEX event with Dr. Carr and Dr. Faircloth is a terrific opportunity to hear from the experts, and is open to those with an interest in Indian Education, education research, equity or to simply learn more.

To RSVP for the webinar, please contact Emily Martin at emartin@hagersharp.com.

The new NIES report can be accessed via:  https://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2019048

For a perspective on this report and the importance of the study as a whole, please see:  National Indian Education Study 2015:  Setting the Context, or https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/oese/oas/nies-setting-the-context.pdf.  

This document was written by members of the NIES Technical Review Panel.  This panel is made up of individuals with expertise in matters related to the education of American Indian and Alaska Native students.  For more information, please contact Maine Department of Education Coordinator of NAEP and International Assessments, Regina Lewis at regina.lewis@maine.gov or (207) 624-6715.