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American Indian Library Association – An association working to improve library and information services for American Indian.

Bureau of Indian Education – The Office of Indian Education Programs is a service organization devoted to providing quality education opportunities for American Indian people. Established in the late nineteenth century to carry out the federal government’s education commitment to Indian tribes, it has become the only national education system for American Indian children and adults.

Utah State Office of Education: Indian Education – The Indian Education Office provides technical assistance to school districts especially districts that receive federal Title VII Indian Education funding. Outreach efforts also extend to Tribal Nations and Education Departments plus community agencies that serve American Indian/Alaska Native families.

International Reading Association – Since 1956, IRA has been a nonprofit, global network of individuals and institutions committed to worldwide literacy.

Utah Futures – An online tool that provides college and career planning and resources for students, job seekers, counselors, and parents with a direct connection to Utah employers.

Office of Indian Education (U.S. Dept. of Education) – The mission of the Office of Indian Education is to support the efforts of local educational agencies, Indian tribes and organizations, postsecondary institutions, and other entities to meet the unique educational and culturally related academic needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives so that these students can achieve to the same challenging state standards as all students.

National Indian Education Association – The mission of the NIEA is to support traditional Native cultures and values, to enable Native learners to become contributing members of their communities, to promote Native control of educational institutions, and to improve educational opportunities and resources for American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians throughout the United States.

International Society for Technology in Education – ISTE is the premier membership association for educators and education leaders engaged in advancing excellence in learning and teaching through the effective use of technology.

Utah Coalition for Educational Technology – UCET promotes the cooperative development and effective use of information technology. It also holds a yearly conference and publishes a monthly newsletter with great resources.

American Indian Higher Education Corsortium (AIHEC) – The AIHEC was founded in 1972 by the presidents of the nation’s first six Tribal Colleges, as an informal collaboration among member colleges. Today, AIHEC has grown to represent 34 colleges in the United States and one Canadian institution. Unlike most professional associations, it is governed jointly by each member institution. The AIHEC publishes the Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education. You can also see a map and roster or tribal colleges and universities.