Indian Education

  • Mission of Indian Education Program:

    Our mission is to combine the efforts of the greater Sault community, Indian tribes, schools, teachers, organizations and parents to preserve the unique cultural heritage and to foster educational opportunities for our Native youth.

    What are the program goals?

    • Increase performance in reading and math
    • Increase cultural awareness
    • Decrease chronic absenteeism
    • Increase graduation rate

    What are some of the program activities?

    • Implement programs that improve outcomes for Indian students
      • Monitor student achievement
      • Monitor student attendance
      • Monitor student behavior
      • Parent contact and communication

    School District Program Staff

    Indian Policies and Procedures

    Indian Education Parent Committee Meetings

    • Second Monday of the month from October through April
    • Annual Open Hearing and Organizational Meeting- September
    • Additional Open Hearings in December and April
    • Location: Sault Middle School
    • Time: 5:30 PM
    • April 15, 2019 Agenda- located at Joseph K. Lumsden Bahweting Anishnabe PSA, 1301 Marquette Ave, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783

    Parent Committee

    Indian Education has a parent committee that participates and helps determine how grant funds are spent. The members are:
    • Becky Dale

      Sandy Sawyer

      Tan-A Hoffman

      Lindsey Gregg

      Brenda Cooper

      Brittany Gillett

      ALYSSA MORLEY- Student

      PAIGE CUSHMAN-Student

    Title VI Grant 

     Program Report

     Parent and Tribal Involvement

    • Parents of Indian children and Tribal members should contact Amy Scott-Kronemeyer at or 906-632-5653 for any docuiments related to the Indian Education Program, coordination of services, question or concerns.