South Dakota Indian Education Summit

The 2013 Annual Indian Education Summit will offer high-quality professional development, information on the latest trends and proven best practices in the field of Indian education. The 2013 Summit will showcase educational projects, programs and initiatives from pre-school to post-secondary. The focus will be on educational programs that successfully implement concepts that support local history, environment, culture and economy through hands-on, project based, and/or real-world experiences while engaging all students by supporting varied learning styles.

2013 Summit:
Sept. 29 - Oct. 1, 2013
Cedar Shore in Oacoma/Chamberlain
     - Summit Book
     - Agenda

2013 Keynote Presenters

RunningHorse Livingston is a nationally recognized teacher, trainer and coach, providing professional development for teachers in public, tribal and charter schools. He mentors prospective teachers at community and tribal colleges across the Midwest, and also works directly with schools on implementing culturally responsive pedagogy.

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Keynote Address: Actualizing Self-Determination of Native Americans through Teaching and Learning in a Global Community
Breakout Session: Global Standards and their New Relationship with Native American Education
Breakout Session: Instructional Modules for Common Core Math Standards

Dr. Stephen Sroka is an Adjunct Professor of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University, as well as President and Founder of Health Education Consultants. Dr. Sroka has received the Outstanding School Health Educator Award, been selected the Disney Outstanding Health Teacher of the Year, and was inducted into the National Teachers Hall of Fame.

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Keynote Address: The Power of One: Making Sure that No Indian Child is Left Behind
Breakout Session: Keeping Native Youth Safe and Healthy: 25 Free Brain-Based Strategies to Reach, Teach and Protect the Whole Indian Child


1 hour graduate credit or 1 hour undergraduate credit available
Continuing Education Units available


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Participant Cost: $150.00 per conference attendee or
$100.00 per day per attendee
After September 16: $200.00 per conference attendee or $150.00 per day per attendee


Pre-Conference Event - Sun., Sept. 29, 2013, 1 - 4 p.m.


Limited space is available to vendors.
$300.00 per table for entire event
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Marta Neuman, Administrative Assistant

South Dakota Department of Education, Office of Indian Education
800 Governors Drive, Pierre, SD 57501
Telephone: (605) 773-8194