The Local Indian Education Committee (L.I.E.C.) is comprised of a group of caregivers such as: parents, grandparents, and guardians of American Indian children. In addition, one high school student representative, one teacher representative, and one L.E.A. representative (local education agency) participate. The L.I.E.C. meets seven times over the course of the school year. The committee serves as a crucial communication link between the American Indian community and Bemidji Area Schools.
~ Notice of Upcoming Meetings ~ Bemidji Area Schools, ISD #31 Title VI/American Indian Education Aid/JOM Parent Committee Meeting All Meetings held at 5:00 pm in the BMS Media Center Tuesday, October 17, 2017 LIEC Meeting - Postponed until Tuesday, October 24, 2017 Tuesday, November 21, 2017 LIEC Meeting Tuesday, January 16, 2018 LIEC Meeting Tuesday, February 20, 2018 LIEC Meeting - No quorum for meeting, informational session held Tuesday, March 20, 2018 LIEC Meeting Tuesday, April 17, 2018 LIEC Meeting - Postponed until Tuesday, May 8, 2018 Tuesday, May 8, 2018 LIEC Meeting L.I.E.C. Members for the 2017-2018 School Year: Veronica Veaux - Chair (Leech Lake Reservation) Don Kingbird - Vice Chair (Red Lake Nation) Sharon Kingbird (Red Lake Nation) Wendy Pemberton (Red Lake Nation) Leila Goggleye (Leech Lake Reservation) Joe Day (Leech Lake Reservation) Petra Neadeau (Red Lake Nation) Conner V. - Student Rep. (White Earth Nation) Doris Vleck, Teacher Rep. (White Earth Nation) Jordan Hickman, L.E.A. Rep.
Mary Fairbanks - Ex Officio (White Earth Nation) Special Guest: Melissa Bahr - School Board Rep. John Gonzalez - School Board Rep. (White Earth Nation)