Diversity and Inclusion
Indian Education/Title VI Program

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Upcoming Conferences


North Carolina Native American Youth Organization Annual Conference

Each year the North Carolina Native American Youth Organization hosts an annual conference at a college or university across the state of North Carolina!  This year the conference will be virtual and registration is FREE!!! The event will be June 24-25, 2021.    See link for more information:  http://ncnayo.weebly.com/annual-conference.html

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Virtual Speakers:  Native American Author Discussion and Classroom Guest Speakers.  Contact our office directly for scheduling:  diversity@cms.k12.nc.us

Community and Teacher Opportunities
  • Museum of the Southeast American Indian Weekly On Demand Sessions:  Click Here!
  • NC American Indian Authors Virtual Roundtable:  Click Here!
  • NC Museum of History On Demand Classes: Click Here!
  • National Indian Education Association Virtual Resources:  Click Here!
  • Levine Museum of the New South - Lumbee Exhibit:  Click Here!
  • Library of Congress Resources:  Click Here!
  • Teacher Resources:  Go to the CMS Intranet for internal resources

About the Title VI Program

The Federal Title VI program supports educational and culturally related academic needs of American Indian and Alaska native students, so that such students can meet the same challenging academic achievement standards as all other students within CMS. The ongoing program will provide opportunities for these students by ensuring that programs that serve them are of the highest quality and provide for not only their basic elementary and secondary educational needs, but also meet the unique educational and culturally related needs of these students.

The CMS Title VI Parent Advisory Board meets regularly during the school year to plan special cultural activities and to review needed programs for our eligible students, such as tutoring or assistance with any program within CMS, career counseling, college preparedness, and CMS teacher continuing educational opportunities. Meetings are generally open to all parents of CMS American Indian and Alaska native students.

Title VI Eligibility
Title VI eligibility is open to any CMS student who is a member of a federal or state recognized tribe; or a child of any member of a federal or state recognized tribe; or the grandchild of any member of a federal or state recognized tribe. Completion of EDForm 506 is required to determine a student's eligibility for Title VI support. Click here to access EDForm 506. Completed forms should be given to the school the child is currently attending, or sent to Chiquitha Lloyd (contact information is listed below).

Advocacy
The State Advisory Council on Indian Education advocates collectively on behalf of American Indian students; examines the applicability of state and national trends in Indian education; collaborates with education practitioners, including the Title VI-IEA administrators; and re-examines its mission and goals as school reform initiatives steer the direction of the public school system in North Carolina. Council membership is comprised of parents of American Indian students in K-12 public schools, K-12 American Indian educators, representatives from both houses of the North Carolina General Assembly, the University of North Carolina Board of Governors, and the North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs.  For additional information, please read the 2020 State Advisory Council on Indian Education Annual Report.  


Parent Meetings

2020-2020 Meeting Schedule

September 10, 2020
October 8, 2020
November 16, 2020 - 3:00pm
January 14, 2021
April 22, 2021

All meetings will be held at 6:00pm unless otherwise indicated.  

Parent Meeting Event Flyers

Native American Indian Education Parent Meeting - June 04 2020.pdf

Native American Indian Education Parent Meeting - June 11 2020.pdf

Native American Indian Education Parent Meeting - September 10 2020.pdf

Native American Indian Education Parent Meeting - November 16, 2020.pdf

Native American Indian Education Parent Meeting - January 14 2021.pdf

Native American Indian Education Parent Meeting - April 22, 2021.pdf

For more information about the Title VI program, contact:

Chiquitha Lloyd
chiquitha.lloyd@cms.k12.nc.us
Diversity@cms.k12.nc.us
Director of Diversity & Inclusion and Indian Education
Office of the Superintendent
4421 Stuart Andrew Blvd. Suite 102
Charlotte, NC 28217
980-343-8638 - Work
980-343-7135 - fax
Courier # 835-A
Stacey Moretti
stacey.moretti@cms.k12.nc.us
Project Manager - Diversity & Inclusion and Indian Education
Office of the Superintendent
4421 Stuart Andrew Blvd. Suite 102
Charlotte, NC 28217
980-343-7453 - Work
980-343-7135 - fax
Courier # 835-A

 

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Phone: 980-343-3000
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