Indian Education

About Indian Education

Fresno Unified School District’s Indian Education is a federally funded program that is designed to provide academic and student support services for American Indian and Alaska Native students.  The program functions with an active Parent Advisory Committee which meets every third Tuesday of each month from September through May.  The goal of Indian Education is to improve the achievement levels of American Indian and Alaska native students by providing academic support services and links to all available resources.                                                                         

Eligibility of Students:

Each student enrolled in the American Indian Education Program is required to complete and submit a Title VI Student Eligibility Certification, 506 Form.

You may obtain a 506 Form from the link below of this page or contact Indian Education from the English Learner Services Office.

Eligible Students include American Indian who are:

*A member of an Indian Tribe or band, as membership is defined by the tribe or band, (including any tribe or band terminated since 1940; and any tribe or band recognized by the state in which the tribe or band resides).

*A descendant in the first or second degree (parent or grandparent as described).

*Considered by the Secretary of the Interior to be an Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut.

*Member of an organized Indian group that received a grant under the Indian Education Act of 1988 as in effect the day preceding the date of enactment of the Improving America’s Schools Act of 1994.

Indian Education Contact

Michelle Lira
Indian Ed Technician
Phone: (559) 457-3949
Fax (559) 457-3641
E-mail: Michelle.Lira@fresnounified.org

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