What is the American Indian Education Program?
It’s all about Science / Math / Reading.
The American Indian Education Program (AIEP) was created to assist all American Indian and Alaska Native students succeed in school and provide information to help them go on to college, and to do so using unique culturally related systems and materials.
Who is eligible to join AIEP?
Federally recognized American Indian or Alaska Native students in grades Pre-K – 12The parent/guardian must complete a student eligibility form (506) that indicates the student, parent, or grandparent is a member of: a tribe or band or group described in the following definition:
Definition: Indian means any individual who is (1) a member (as defined by the Indian tribe or band) of an Indian tribe or band, including those Indian tribe or bands terminated since 1940, and those recognized by the State in which the tribe or band reside; or (2) a descendent in the first or second degree (parent or grandparent) as described in (1); or (3) considered by the Secretary of the Interior to be an Indian for any purpose; or (4) an Eskimo or Aleut or other Alaska Native; or (5) a member of an organized Indian group that received a grant under the Indian Education Act of 1988 as it was in effect October 19, 1994.
For more information please visit the AIEP Website at http://www.austinisd.org/aiep.
Diane Tigges, AIEP Coordinator
3908 Avenue B, Room 205
Austin, TX 78751