MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

July 4, 2013

Cherokee Nation offers free teaching seminar at NSU, RSU


— TAHLEQUAH — Cherokee Nation Education Services seeks to improve students in the tribe’s 14-county jurisdiction through the Teachers of Successful Students seminar.

The seminar, which focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics, will be held July 29-30 at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah and July 30-31 at Rogers State University in Claremore.

The seminar is free to teachers from schools that receive Cherokee Nation Motor Vehicle Tax funding.

Teachers of Successful Students is a cooperative project between the Cherokee Nation, area public school administrators and higher education institutions. It is part of the School Outreach Initiative, which looks to address core curriculum needs affecting Cherokee Nation service area schools and shape programs and services to improve education outcomes for all students.

Courses include chemistry, earth and life sciences, robotics, algebra and engineering.

Registration forms can be picked up at the Education Services Office at the Cherokee Nation Tribal Complex and submitted by mail, email or fax. Details are included on the form.

Information: Gloria Sly (918) 453-5154 or gloria-sly@cherokee.org.