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Welcome to the Student Advocacy Services/WBL Summer Conference! Please remember that classes below are subject to change. All classes are on a first come first serve basis and selecting a class for your schedule does not guarantee a seat will be reserved for you in that class. 

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Thursday, June 8 • 8:15am - 10:15am
Getting an Education: The American Indian Perspective (Item 1b in Level One of the Al/AN Training) LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

There are two parts to this training: the first part will focus on the history of Indian Education and   the social structure to identify why people feel that American Indians are different in their behavior. The second part will focus on the learning process of Al/AN students and review and discuss research on Al learning process addressing  current issues affecting education of Al/AN students.


Jeanie Groves

Jeanie Groves is a member of the Hopi Tribe of northeastern Arizona. The pursuit of a social work degree reflects her desire to work in the service areas of the community, particularly with underrepresented populations and their unique social circumstances and challenges. Jeanie... Read More →

Mario Platero

Mario Platero, M. Ed, earned a Bachelor of Science and Master of Education Degrees from the University of Utah. A longtime resident of Salt Lake City, Mr. Platero is a secondary school counselor at West Lake STEM Jr. High and a Title VI Indian Education mentor at Granger High. Mr... Read More →

Thursday June 8, 2017 8:15am - 10:15am