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OIE Final Performance Reporting Webinar – December 2021 This webinar provided an overview of the final performance reporting process for OIE discretionary grantees. 
Native American Heritage Month Celebration 2021 The celebration began with a virtual land acknowledgement; welcome by OIE Director, Julian Guerrero Jr.; and a beautiful song by Natiana King, a Navajo Preparatory scholar. Attendees were able to engage in vibrant discussion throughout the session using an online share board. Discussion topics ranged from high-quality education resources to favorite traditional recipes. The American Indian Science and Engineering Society, Oglala Lakota College, Navajo Preparatory School, and Tzicatl Community Development Corporation highlighted the accomplishments of their programs and students. The celebration closed with a communal sharing of words of gratitude.
NYCP Demo Talking Stick: September 2021 

This NYCP Talking Stick focused on the preparations needed to establish good data sharing relationships and important reminders for the end of the grant year.


NYCP Demo Talking Stick: August 2021

This NYCP Talking Stick focused on data sharing agreements and preparations for the back to school season.


NYCP Demo Talking Stick: July 2021

This NYCP Talking Stick provided information on the needs assessment process including a step-by-step process and potential resources.


NYCP Demo Talking Stick: June 2021

This NYCP Talking Stick highlighted the 2019 National Indian Education Study and provided time for discussion on the various data points.


Demo Talking Stick: April 2021

This Demo Talking Stick focused on providing reminders and tips for APR reporting.


Demo Talking Stick: March 2021

This Demo Talking Stick reviewed information about budget revisions and grant requirements but focused primarily on breakout group discussions of programs for early childhood and elementary youth, programs for middle and high school youth, and ACE specific topics such as service selection methods, family feedback methods, and service options.


Demo Talking Stick – January 2021

Demo Talking Stick sessions are an opportunity for discussion between grantees and with OIE on important topics each month.


OIE Final Performance Reporting Webinar – December 2020

This webinar provided an overview of the final performance reporting process for OIE discretionary grantees.


Demo Talking Stick: December 2020

Demo Talking Stick sessions are an opportunity for discussion between grantees and with OIE on important topics each month.


Demo Talking Stick: November 2020

Demo Talking Stick sessions are an opportunity for discussion between grantees and with OIE on important topics each month.

NYCP Annual Performance Reporting (APR) Webinar 2022 This webinar provides guidance, tools, and resources for completing annual performance reporting for NYCP grantees.
NYCP Pre-Application Webinar #2 This webinar provides guidance to applicants for the FY2022 Native Youth Community Projects (NYCP) Grant Competition. The information is the same as the information in Webinar #1. Click here for a PDF of the PowerPoint presentation.
NYCP Pre-Application Webinar #1 This webinar provided guidance to applicants for the FY2022 Native Youth Community Projects (NYCP) Grant Competition. Click here for a PDF of the PowerPoint presentation.
NYCP Talking Circle – February 2022 This NYCP Talking Circle focused on data collection and developing a strong Explanation of Progress for APR. Participants also discussed and shared SEL strategies in programs.
NYCP Demo Talking Stick: November 2021 This NYCP Talking Circle provided important reminders and directions for the budget revision and then grantees engaged in discussion around what makes a high quality education, how to incorporate college and career readiness in programs, and what it means to be an evidence-based strategy or program.
NYCP Demo Talking Stick: May 2021    
This NYCP Talking Stick provided a few fiscal reminders and discussion of APR data, summer programming, and upcoming talking sticks.
 
NYCP Demo Talking Stick: February 2021    
This NYCP Talking Stick provided reminders about budget revisions, drawdowns, and quarterly reportings, as well as, opportunities to share challenges and successes from this program year.
 
NYCP Beginning of Grant Year Meeting – October 2020    
This webinar provided beginning of year reminders and other grant information for current NYCP grantees.
 
ACE Annual Performance Reporting (APR) Webinar 2022 This webinar provides guidance, tools, and resources for completing annual performance reporting for ACE grantees.   
ACE Talking Circle – January 2022 This ACE Talking Circle focused on grantees sharing how they collect data for their GPRA measures as well as best practices for providing activities that integrate their native culture and language.
ACE Demo Talking Stick: October 2021 This ACE Talking Circle focused on important budget revision and annual performance report update directions and deadlines, as well as final reminders about overdue items. There was also a considerable amount of time for grantees to share about their programs, ask questions, and network with peers.
ACE Demo Talking Stick: September 2021

This ACE Talking Stick provided important reminders regarding budgets and implementation deliverables, as well as providing time for discussion and reflection on Year 1 of the grant.


ACE Demo Talking Stick: August 2021

This ACE Talking Stick included sharing from the NIEA ACE program, discussion around common implementation challenges, and important reminders regarding budgets and implementation deliverables.


ACE Demo Talking Stick: July 2021

This ACE Talking Stick included discussion on provided services, service providers, implementation requirements, and budget reminders.


ACE Demo Talking Stick: June 2021

This ACE Talking Stick broke down each of the four implementation requirements and provided budget reminders.


ACE Demo Talking Stick: May 2021      
This ACE Talking Stick focused on providing clarification and discussion around budget revisions and a few implementation reminders.
   
ACE Demo Talking Stick: February 2021      
This ACE Talking Stick focused on providing clarification and discussion around budget revisions, GPRA measures, and implementation requirements.
   
ACE Personnel and Services Webinar – January 2021      

This webinar delved into requirements, guidance, and considerations for ACE programs planning to hire staff vs contract with organizations and individuals. It also included information on allowable program activities and items that are required prior to the implementation period.
   
ACE Contracts Webinar – November 2020      

This webinar provided an overview of the contract/written agreement requirements for ACE grantees and a walkthrough of the Optional Contract Tool.
   
ACE Budget Revision Workshop – October 2020      

This webinar provided an overview of the budget revision process and a walk through of the Optional Budget Revision Tool.
   
ACE Program Orientation – October 2020      

This webinar provided an overview of the Demo-ACE grant program and requirements for new ACE grantees.
   
Distance Learning Session 12: Virtual Share Fair – June 2021      
This distance learning session provided an opportunity for grantee’s virtual learning programs to be highlighted and best practices and challenges to be shared. This session culminated the distance learning series for this year.
   
Distance Learning Session 11: Student Engagement – May 2021      
This distance learning session provides a walkthrough, tips, and strategies for increasing online student engagement through effective interactions and student choice featuring Google Keep, Edublogs, Book Creator, Spreaker, and Google Sites.
   
Distance Learning Session 10: Games and More! – May 2021      
This distance learning session provides a walkthrough, tips, and strategies for creating virtual games featuring Doozy, Flippity, Tiny Tap, Oodlü, and Goosechase.
   
Distance Learning Session 9: Virtual Field Trips – April 2021    
This distance learning session provides a walkthrough, tips, and strategies for creating and engaging students in online field trips featuring a multitude of resources for ready made field trips and custom created by you field trips.
 
Distance Learning Session 8: Small Group Engagement – April 2021    
This distance learning session provides a walkthrough, tips, and strategies for engaging students in small groups focusing on social, logistical, and motivational considerations.
 
Distance Learning Session 7: Virtual Assessment – March 2021    
This distance learning session provides a walkthrough, tips, and strategies for assessing learning virtually featuring Kahoot, Flipgrid, and Formative.
 
Distance Learning Session 6: Audio and Video Recording – March 2021    
This distance learning session provides a walkthrough, tips, and strategies for creating audio and video recordings featuring Vocaroo, Screencastify, Screencast-o-matic, Animoto, and Zoom.
 
Distance Learning Session 5: Collaborating Online – February 2021    
This distance learning session provides a walkthrough, tips, and strategies for collaborating virtually with students and staff featuring Edmodo and Google Classroom.
 
Distance Learning Session 4: Engaging Students Offline – February 2021    
This distance learning session provides a walkthrough, tips, and strategies for engaging students offline featuring the Yukon Koyukuk School District.
 
Distance Learning Session 3: Communicating With Students and Families – January 2021    
This distance learning session provides a walkthrough, tips, and strategies for effective virtual communication with families and students featuring Bloomz, ClassDojo, and Remind.
 
Distance Learning Session 2: Surveys and Forms – January 2021    
This distance learning session provides a walkthrough, tips, and strategies for creating and using surveys and forms featuring Google Forms and Survey Monkey.
 
Distance Learning Session 1: Platforms – December 2020    
This distance learning session provides a walkthrough, tips, and strategies for using online learning platforms featuring Zoom and Google Meet.
 
Data Sharing Agreements – October 2021 This webinar walked through important considerations for developing collaborative partnerships and developing data sharing agreements including a general data sharing agreement template.
Day 3: Data-Driven Decision Making – June 2021

The third session introduced the concept of data-driven decision making, how to integrate this into program planning and implementation, and how it works with logic models and evaluation.  


Day 2: Logic Models – June 2021    
The second session in this three part series provided an opportunity to work through creating a logic model and how the logic model fits into program evaluation.
 
Day 1: Logic Models – June 2021    
The first session in this three part series provided an introduction to logic models, walks through how to create one, and provides a number of models and templates.
 
Trauma and Resilience in Tribal Communities: Part 1

An introduction to research on trauma as it relates to AI/AN people and tribal communities, including trauma types, brain science, developmental and behavioral effects, and the interconnected nature of historical and current traumas. Also includes practice scenarios and significant attention to resilience strategies. This is Part 1 of a two part series.


Trauma and Resilience in Tribal Communities: Part 2

An introduction to research on trauma as it relates to AI/AN people and tribal communities, including trauma types, brain science, developmental and behavioral effects, and the interconnected nature of historical and current traumas. Also includes practice scenarios and significant attention to resilience strategies. This is Part 2 of a two part series.

FY 20 ACE Grant Competition Information

  • General Questions: PDF
  • Eligible Applicants & Partnership Requirements: PDF
  • Competitive Preference Points: PDF
  • Budget: PDF
  • Planning Period: PDF
  • ACE Services: PDF
  • Services Provided: PDF
Download full PDF of FAQs for FY20 ACE grant competition