The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBCT) will hold two National Board Certification Orientation Sessions for BIE Educators on Tuesday, December 8 and Thursday, December 17, 2015. These orientation sessions will be conducted via webinar led by Joan Celestino, NBCT and Candidate Support Provider
Beginning in the fourth quarter of Fiscal Year 2015, BIE School
Operations Division began transmitting standard reports to all BIE
locations. Through the transformation of financial reporting, there
has been a need identified to train staff on reviewing and modifying
these reports in Excel. During this one hour training session on
Thursday, December 3, 2015, BIE School Operations staff will
demonstrate the development of the report, from data query to final
report. The focus of this session will be on Filters and Pivot
Tables in Excel. This webinar will be useful to BIE staff who
reviews or prepares financial reports.
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) will be conducting three consultation sessions between December 15 and 17, 2015 to obtain oral and written comments on issues concerning the Johnson O’Malley (JOM) program. The sessions continue the previous dialogues conducted by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and BIE in 2012 and 2015.
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) in collaboration with the
Indian Affairs Office of Facilities, Property and Safety
Management-Division of Safety and Risk Management (DSRM) will
now conduct an ongoing webinar series held on the third Thursday
of each month. As part of this series, BIE and DSRM will hold a
webinar on Thursday, October 22, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00
p.m. EDT on the development of Emergency Action and Continuity
of Operations Plans for BIE schools. During this one-hour webinar,
Derrick Chee, Safety and Occupational Health Specialist, will
provide an overview on developing Emergency Action Plans,
policies and procedures, duties and responsibilities and share
examples that range from tornado to active shooter Emergency
Please join the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) for our Information Session at the National Congress
of American Indian's (NCAI) 72nd Annual Convention & Marketplace at the Town and Country Resort
in San Diego, California on Wednesday, October 21, 2015 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
In this information session, tribal leaders, educators, and other stakeholders will hear from the BIE
senior leadership on the efforts to reform the BIE. BIE Director Dr. Charles Roessel and Chief
Transformation Officer, Don Yu, will discuss efforts to realign personnel and offices in accordance
with reorganization plans.