ERIC Number: ED370744
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Office of Indian Education Programs: 1994 Fingertip Facts.
Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC. Office of Indian Education Programs.
This document presents an overview of the purpose, programs, and activities of the Office of Indian Education Programs (OIEP). The OIEP is located within the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and is responsible for line direction and management of all BIA education functions, including the formation of policies and procedures, supervision of all program activities under the office's jurisdiction, and approval of the expenditure of funds appropriated for BIA functions. The OIEP serves 185 schools (elementary, secondary, and boarding) located on 63 reservations in 23 states. Additionally, the OIEP provides funds for 23 tribally controlled community colleges. This document presents information on: (1) long-range goals of the OIEP that parallel the America 2000 educational goals; (2) number of students served at BIA schools; (3) names and addresses of the 26 education line officers and a listing of the 185 schools they supervise; (4) additional programs administered through the four branches of the Division of Education Programs (elementary and secondary education, supplemental support services, exceptional education, and postsecondary education); (5) the Division of Planning, Oversight and Evaluation, which is responsible for the development and use of databases, trend analyses, and research in preparation for long-range policy and program plans; and (6) the Division of Administration, which manages administrative and information services. Also includes a brief overview of consultations and other activities of the OIEP, contacts for additional information, and an organizational chart of OIEP. (LP)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC. Office of Indian Education Programs.