Press Releases

NIEA releases statement and press releases on issues and announcements that impact the education of our Native students. An archive of press releases can be found below:

NIEA Statement: House Passes the Esther Martinez Native American Languages Programs Reauthorization Act

NIEA Funded to Suport Diverse Teachers in PreK-12 Classrooms

Native American educators are celebrated and recognized at NIEA Convention and Trade Show in Minneapolis

NIEA Issues Apology and Resolution in Support of LGBTQ2S Students, Educators, and Community Members 

The Indigenous Peoples Day Teach-in Hear Indigenous History, Honor Indigenous Presence

New NIEA Scholarship named after a Native Educator to launch at the 50th Annual NIEA Convention Gala in Minneapolis on Oct. 10

NIEA 50th Convention to feature Indian Country Leaders, bigger Trade Show, and more Professional Development

NIEA is bringing an interactive Native history learning opportunity to the 50th Annual NIEA Convention & Trade Show

NIEA welcomes a familiar face in Indian Country: Diana Cournoyer who becomes the new Executive Director

NIEA Statement: Esther Martinez Native Languages Programs Reauthorization Act

NIEA Statement on Trump Administration’s Withdrawal of Guidance on Affirmative Action

NIEA Statement on the Forcible Separation of Families and Detention of Children at the U.S. Border

NIEA Announces Partnership with New Mexico State Public Education Department

NIEA Statement on Oklahoma Teacher Strike

NIEA Statement on Esther Martinez Native Languages Preservation Act (S.254) 

NIEA Statement on the 2017 Convention in Orlando, FL

NIEA Summary on Proposed Trump FY 2018 Budget

NIEA Statement on Trump FY 2018 Budget

NIEA Statement on Revised ESSA State Template

NIEA Statement on White House Budget Blueprint

NIEA Statement on House Joint Resolution 57

NIEA Statement on Secretary of Education Nominee Betsy DeVos

NIEA Announces NEW Resource for Consultation

NIEA Announces Partnership with CCSSO

NIEA Led by First Alaska Native in 48 Year History

NIEA Supports NCAI Statement on Standing Rock

NIEA Statement on Racial Incident in Reno, Nevada

NIEA Applauds, Offers Insights on New Consultation Guidance

NIEA Releases New Publication on Native Education

NIEA Applauds Supreme Court Decision on Affirmative Action

Department of Education Releases Civil Rights Data Collection Report

Native Teachers Honored By President Obama

Barrasso Announces RAISE Act

NIEA Applauds Budget Request FY2017

President Obama’s SOTU

NIEA Applauds Signing of ESSA

Congress to Vote on ESSA

NIEA Announces 1st Kids 1st Partnership

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