Indian Education Coordinators, an Untapped Resource
Date: Tuesday, April 1
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Sponsor: Tribal Libraries, Archives & American Indian Collections Committee (TLC) and Oklahoma School Librarians (OKSL)
Many public schools employ an Indian Education Coordinator to provide cultural enrichment in the schools. School librarians need to work with their local Indian Education Coordinator to develop resources, services and programs.
Lucyann Harjo, Indian Education Coordinator, Norman Public Schools
I am Navajo, and an enrolled member of the Navajo Tribe. I am the Coordinator of Indian Education for Norman Public Schools, a board member of the Oklahoma Council for Indian Education, a board member on the Oklahoma Advisory Council on Indian Education representing OCIE and a member of the Big Brothers Big Sisters Native American Advisory Council for Oklahoma. I am a graduate of the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Science in Education degree and have an Associate of Arts degree from Haskell Indian Junior College. I have been employed with Norman Public Schools for 11 years, serving our American Indian students and families in our community.