Office of Indian Education

The Office of Indian Education (OIE) administers the Indian Education Program of ESEA, as amended, (Title VII, Part A), which establishes policies and provides financial and technical assistance for supporting LEAs, Indian tribes and organizations, post- secondary institutions and other entities in meeting the special educational and cultural related academic needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives, 20 U.S.C. 7401 et. seq. OIE is headed by a Director who reports to the Assistant Secretary and who advises the Assistant Secretary on matters related to the programs administered by OIE.

Contact Information

  • Ruth Ryder, Acting Director
    Office of Indian Education,
    U.S. Department of Education, OESE
    400 Maryland Ave SW
    Washington D.C. 20202-6244
Last Modified: 07/10/2020