AMERICAN INDIAN EDUCATION
The mission of the State Advisory Council on Indian Education is to create a system that engages state policy leaders, public school personnel, parents, tribal leaders and communities in providing educational experiences and cultural opportunities that promote high expectations and accountability for the academic achievement of American Indian students, thus preparing students for success in a globally competitive environment.
Every American Indian student in North Carolina will graduate from academically rigorous and culturally relevant high schools as well-prepared lifelong learners globally competitive for work and postsecondary education.
The Cumberland County Schools Indian Education Program and they had an interest in creating a video for the school system to use to decrease the drop-out rate of American Indians within the school system. It's a a small example of how UNCP can help the larger community in a variety of ways. Now the staff of the department, parents of the program, and children are more aware of UNCP.