- The Local Indian Education Committee (LIEC) 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 LEA representative (local education agency) participate. The LIEC meets six 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 During COVID-19, All Meetings held at 5:00 pm via Google Hangouts Meet Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - LIEC Meeting Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - LIEC Meeting Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - LIEC Meeting Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - LIEC Special Meeting Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - LIEC Meeting Tuesday, March 09, 2021 - LIEC Meeting Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - LIEC Meeting - No Quorum Monday, May 3, 2021 - LIEC Meeting LIEC Members for the 2020-2021 School Year: Veronica Veaux - Chair (Leech Lake Reservation) Don Kingbird (Red Lake Nation) Sharon Kingbird (Red Lake Nation) Petra Neadeau - Vice Chair (Red Lake Nation) Sydney Harper (Leech Lake Reservation) Lily V - Student Rep. (White Earth Nation) Doris Vleck, Teacher Rep. (White Earth Nation) Jordan Hickman, LEA Rep.
Mary Fairbanks - Ex Officio (White Earth Nation) Special Guests: Tim Lutz - Superintendent of Schools Colleen Cardenuto - Director of Curriculum & Administrative Services Jeff Lind - School Board Rep.