Native American Language Workshop

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Registration Closed.
Agency: The Network
Agency Contact: Angie Balfe - DTAN
Agency Assistant: Judy Ross-DTAN 715-682-2363 Ext. 118
Location: Indian Community School
10405 W. St. Martins Road
Franklin, WI 53132
Facility: TBD
12/3/2018 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM 8:30 am - 9:00 am Registration and Breakfast (Provided)

The purpose of this workshop is to bring awareness to what school districts and tribal language departments or divisions are doing. The participants are given an opportunity to share and exchange information and ideas about their programming and the work they are engaged in their communities.

Participant Outcomes

As a result of attending this workshop, participants will:

  • share ideas and best practices around creating language activities, such as curriculum, lesson plans, resources, etc.
  • analyze and discuss how to track learners' progress and comprehension (assessment) in a way that informs learners and mentors how the language course is going.
  • have opportunities to share and learn from each other in networking sessions and small groups.
  • have an opportunity to listen and learn about how tribal languages of the First Nations of Wisconsin are being recognized and taught at all levels through the efforts at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee and the partnership with the Indian Community School.
  • hear and learn about the tribal language revitalization efforts and how you can develop partnerships and support efforts to apply for language grant opportunities

Target Audience

  • Culture Language Teachers
  • Tribal Education Department Staff
  • Tribal Language Division Staff
  • World Language Teachers that Teach Native American Languages
  • School Districts with an Interest in Promoting Native American Language Teaching and Learning


Training Location

Indian Community School
10405 W. St. Martins Road
Franklin, WI 53132
Phone: (414) 525-6100

Lodging Location

Hampton Inn & Suites Milwaukee/Franklin
6901 South 76th Street
Franklin, WI  53231
Phone: (414) 427-4800
Room Block: “The Network”

A block of rooms has been reserved at the state rate at Hampton Inn & Suites Milwaukee/Franklin until Monday, November 19, 2018. For room reservations in this block, call (414) 427-4800, and reference “The Network”.

Participants are responsible for making their own reservation and hotel costs. If your district is tax-exempt, be sure to bring a copy of the information with you when checking in.


  • 8:30 am - 9:00 am Registration (Continental Breakfast Provided)
  • 9:00 am - 11:30 am Morning Workshop
  • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Lunch (Provided)
  • 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm Afternoon Workshop


Judy Ross, Program Assistant
Network for Native American Student Achievement, Disproportionality Technical Assistance Network
Ph: (715) 682-2363, ext. 118 or