The Native Teacher Program, located on the Fond du Lac Reservation, is designed for those interested in pursuing the Elementary teacher license. This program is open to enrolled members and descendants of state and federally recognized tribes.
The U.S. Department of Education, Office of Indian Education will fund a partnership between Fond du Lac Tribal College and The College of St. Scholastica's Native Teacher Program. Fond du Lac Tribal College will serve as the fiscal agent of the project and the College of St Scholastica will serve as the degree granting institution.
The project will prepare American Indian teachers in elementary education with the goal of increasing American Indian educational success. Graduates will be able to implement Best Practices in American Indian Education and support other teachers, both Native and non-Native, to enhance American Indian education.
Course work will begin the Summer of 2011 at the Ojibwe School on the Fond du Lac Reservation. The program will provide tuition support and a monthly living stipend.
The U.S. Office of Indian Education requires a payback agreement for all participants. This can be satisfied with service or monetary payback.
For application instructions, please click on the "Apply" tab of our website.