Alaska Native Education Equity

Rural, Insular, & Native Achievement Programs

84.356A

Discretionary/Competitive Grants

Alaska Native Education Program

WHAT’S NEW

There is no grant competition planned for FY 2018.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The overall purpose of the Alaska Native Education program is to meet the unique education needs of Alaska Natives and to support supplemental education programs to benefit Alaska Natives.  Grantees under the program use their funds for such activities as the development of curricula and education programs that address the education needs of Alaska Native students, and the development and operation of student enrichment programs in science and mathematics. Eligible activities also include professional development for educators, activities carried out through Even Start programs and Head Start programs, family literacy services, and dropout prevention programs.

TYPES OF PROJECTS

Allowable activities include, but are not limited to, the development of curricula and education programs that address the education needs of Alaska Native students, and the development and operation of student enrichment programs in science and mathematics. Eligible activities also include professional development for educators, activities carried out through Even Start (# 84.213) programs and Head Start programs, family literacy services, and dropout prevention programs.

Contact Information

  • Patricia Johnson
    U.S. Department of Education, OESE
    Office of Academic Improvement Programs
    400 Maryland Ave. S.W., Rm. 3E222
    LBJ Federal Office Building
    Washington, DC 20202-6200