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, August 28, 2018 - LIEC Meeting Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - LIEC Meeting Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - LIEC Meeting - Postponed until Monday, October 15, 2018 due to weather Tuesday, November 20, 2018 LIEC Meeting Tuesday, January 8, 2019 LIEC Meeting Tuesday, February 12, 2019 LIEC Meeting Tuesday, March 12, 2019 LIEC Meeting Tuesday, April 19, 2019 LIEC Meeting Tuesday, May 14, 2019 LIEC Meeting L.I.E.C. Members for the 2018-2019 School Year: Veronica Veaux - Chair (Leech Lake Reservation) Don Kingbird - Vice Chair (Red Lake Nation) Sharon Kingbird (Red Lake Nation) Leila Goggleye (Leech Lake Reservation) Joe Day (Leech Lake Reservation) Petra Neadeau (Red Lake Nation) Nathanial M. - Student Rep. (Spirit Lake Tribe) 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)