PAC Nominations Open!
The Native Education Parent Advisory Committee (NE PAC) for Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) is holding their annual elections for the 2022-2023 school year. The NE PAC is a Federal Government requirement in order for the school district to receive Title VI Indian Education Formula grant funds. These funds assist in setting priorities to meet our American Indian/Alaska Native students’ unique educational and culturally related academic needs.
For more information on the NEP PAC, click on this link to reference the Voter’s Guide.
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer member of our team, submit your nomination by 3/31/23 by clicking on this link Nomination Form or scan the QR code below.
Family Enrichment Night!
At Bush Elementary School
Please join us for an evening focused on fire safety and recycling.
A light dinner will be served.
- Mariah and her colleagues discuss fire safety and the importance of
- Dr. Carano provides a relevant Geography lesson.
- Brought to you by ONAEF, Good360 giveaway from household items
to books and toys.
PLEASE REGISTER: Smoke detectors (1 per family) and Eco-friendly
utensils (for students) will be given away while supplies last.
Mariah Prescott, Firefighter & EMS
West Valley Fire District
Dr. Ken Carano
Our Cultural Enrichment Nights are an opportunity for families to take part in interactive cultural learning activities that combine tribal knowledge and geography with special guest presenters and esteemed geography expert Ken Carano.
Save the dates!
JanuarySave the dates!
01/09 PAC Mtg. 6:30-8:30pm
01/12 Storytelling Night 6:00-8:30 pm
01/23 PAC Mtg. 6:30-8:30pm
FebruarySave the dates
02/01 Waldo Game Night 6:00-8:30 pm
02/09 Enrichment Night 6:00-8:30 pm
02/13 PAC Mtg. 6:30-8:30 pm
02/21 PAC Nominations Open
MarchSave the dates
03/09 Enrichment Night 6:00-8:30pm
03/13 PAC Mtg. 6:30-8:30 pm
03/16 Virtual Frybread Event 6:30-8:30 pm
In Pursuit of Knowledge
Academic Coaching 4pm-6pm on Canvas!
Available Mondays and Wednesdays!
Students can join through Canvas HERE!
- Academic Coaching
- Native Clubs for High School
- Family Enrichment Nights
- NEP Graduation Ceremony
- Annual AIAN Celebration
- Culturally-based Academic Summer School
We also provide family and student advocacy for school meetings, college and scholarship info, as well as mentoring. Our mission is that all students graduate and have a successful life.
2021 AIAN Celebration!
Join us as we ring in Native Heritage Month with the 4th annual American Indian Alaskan Native Celebration, a celebration of Native Arts and Culture. This year we have special guests “Mike Bone” Lil Mike and Funny Bone from the Hulu hit series Reservation Dogs. This virtual event will by guest hosted by Fish Martinez aka 28thaNative. There will be a special Student Art Showcase and other student led activities throughout the evening! Please be sure to fill out the survey below, it will help guide our program for next year!
Watch it here!
Address:Paulus Admin Center
Native Education Program
1309 Ferry St SE
Salem, OR 97301