American Indian Parent Advisory Committee (AIPAC)
Every Title VI program must have a parent advisory committee. The American Indian Parent Advisory Committee (AIPAC) provides oversight and recommendation of programming to the Adams 12 Five Star Schools Title VI Native American Education Program. AIPAC in addition to the roles provided under Title VI also puts on a few main events within the district in conjunction with the Title VI program. The Annual AIPAC Powwow and Graduation Dinner were both developed and run by AIPAC.
AIPAC Offiers for 2019-20 school year are
Chair: Tara Gover
Vice Chair: Lydia Chavez and Shay Cox
Secretary: Kelly Holmes
Treasurer: Shawna Talk
Student Rep: Leia Duran and Elizabeth Standing Bear Light in the Lodge
The various Title VI programs rely on the input of all parents and families of children enrolled in Adams 12 Five Star Schools and utilize the unique knowledge of the children's families about their own traditions and culture to instruct the students. The parent committee is an invaluable resource of information for cultural instructors by either direct knowledge or leads toward other Native American members of the greater Denver metro regions.
Our first American Indian Parent Advisory Committee (AIPAC) meeting for the 2019-20 school year is set for August 14, 2019 from 6 - 8pm at the Adams 12 Five Star Schools Educational Support Center (ESC) in the Snowmass conference room. The address for the building is 1500 E. 128th Ave. Thornton, CO 80234.
The agenda includes: initial discussions about the 11th Annual AIPAC powwow, ...
“The mission of the Adams 12 Title VI Native Education Program is to meet the unique and culturally related academic needs of the American Indian and Alaskan Native students.”
The Adams 12 Native Education Program is made available through the Title VI Grant offered by the Indian Education office of the U. S. Department of Education. This federal program has been created to ...