What is TEDNA?
It is an acronym that stands for Tribal Education Departments National Assembly. It is a national nonprofit that recruits tribal education departments (TED’s) in an effort to increase their capacity to service their Indian students on many levels no matter where they reside.
What is NYCP?
NYCP comes from the US Department of Education, demonstration grant series called Native Youth Community Project, which was in response to President Obama’s “Generation Indigenous” initiative.
Where are we located?
he TEDNA NYCP for the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes is located in the Department of Education offices in Concho, OK. The central office for TEDNA NYCP is located in Oklahoma City.
Who is involved with the TEDNA NYCP Grant?
The Cheyenne and Arapaho NYCP are partnered with 4 other nations: the Northern Cheyenne in Montana, the Muscogee Creek Nation, the Absentee Shawnee Tribe and the Citizen Potawatomi Tribe.
What schools does the TEDNA NYCP Cheyenne and Arapaho Education Specialist service?
The current schools are Darlington and El Reno Schools (Roblyer Middle School, Etta Dale Junior High, and the El Reno High School), grades 6th-9th. However, the resources used in those classes are available on the links below.
What does the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes TEDNA NYCP do?
We provide resources to the community, some direct services to students as well as completing early college and career readiness assessments with ACT. Our main objectives are:
- Increase Academic Achievement
- Increase College and Career Readiness
- Build a College and Career Culture
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