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 8, 2019 - LIEC Meeting Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - LIEC Meeting Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - LIEC Meeting Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - LIEC Meeting Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - LIEC Meeting Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - LIEC Meeting L.I.E.C. Members for the 2019-2020 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 Guests: Tim Lutz - Superintendent of Schools Colleen Cardenuto - Director of Curriculum & Administrative Services John Gonzalez - School Board Rep. Jeff Lind - School Board Rep.