Resolution 2019-29: Seek Funding for a Language Immersion Program

WHEREAS, Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC) is an Alaska Native tribal health and social services consortium established by the Interior Alaska tribes and tribal communities, to provide a unified voice in advancing sovereign tribal governments through the promotion of physical and mental wellness, education, socioeconomic development and culture of the Interior Alaska Native; and WHEREAS, the Native Peoples have inhabited this great land …

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Resolution 2019-22: In Support of the State of Alaska to Budget Funds to Support and Fund a Statewide Alaska Indigenous Teacher Training Program

WHEREAS, Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC) is an Alaska Native tribal health and social services consortium established by the Interior Alaska tribes and tribal communities, to provide a unified voice in advancing sovereign tribal governments through the promotion of physical and mental wellness, education, socioeconomic development and culture of the Interior Alaska Native; and WHEREAS, the TCC region has many Districts organized under …

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Resolution 2017-09: Boarding Schools

WHEREAS, Boarding schools are a painful reminder of the colonial education system of Indian Residential Schools which took children from our rural villages and away from their communities and families; and WHEREAS, Boarding schools break the cycle of children learning critical parenting skills during their teenage years from their parents and grandparents; and WHEREAS, Boarding schools draw students from many of our smaller …

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Resolution 2017-08: Quality of Education in the Villages

WHEREAS, The expectation of educators for the students in the villages is not the same standard for students in urban areas or the general population; and WHEREAS, Village schools have less access to internet, books, and other resources vital to students’ success; and WHEREAS, Students do not feel challenged because the curriculum is limited and does not meet the students’ needs; and WHEREAS, The …

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Resolution 2017-07: Grade Level Reading Proficiency

WHEREAS, Reading proficiency at the end of third grade is a huge predictor of high school graduation and career success, nationally. Third grade is the critical school year when the student focus changes from learning to read to reading to learn; and WHEREAS, In 2015, the National Assessment of Educational Progress for Grade 4 Reading found that for Alaska Native/American Indian students, 10% met …

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