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Brigham Young University. Native American Educational Outreach Programs

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1989-2011

Administrative History

Native American Educational Outreach Programs (1989-2011) was a program affiliated with Brigham Young University that provided educational support services to Native Americans.

Native American Educational Outreach Programs replaced the Institute of American Indian Services and Research on September 1, 1989. The new program was part of Brigham Young University's Division of Continuing Education. It focused more explicitly on promoting education and extending existing university services to service external programs. The program strived to promote the completion of high school and college education among Native Americans. In accordance with this goal, the Native American Educational Outreach Programs facilitated courses and workshops for Native American individuals and tribes. They serviced Native Americans in both the United States and Canada. Native American Educational Outreach Programs ended in May 2011.

Citation

BYU Continuing Education website, via WWW, Nov. 12, 2018 (Native American Educational Outreach Programs; replaced Department of American Indian Services Sep. 1, 1989; part of Brigham Young University's Division of Continuing Education; focuses on promoting education and extending existing university services to service external programs and populations; strives to promote completion of high school and college education among Native Americans; facilitates courses and workshops for Native American individuals and tribes; services Native Americans in the United States and Canada)

BYU Continuing Education, via Email communication, Nov. 20, 2018 (Native American Educational Outreach Programs ended May 2011)

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Howard Rainer papers on Native American Educational Outreach Program

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9083
Scope and Contents Contains course development materials, reference materials on Native American education, and publications produced by Rainer for the Native American Educational Outreach Program. Also includes DVDs and compact discs of associated materials. Dated approximately 2002 to 2006.
Dates: approximately 2002-2006