Teleconference with Tribal Leaders on March 10

Next week, on March 10 at 1:30 pm, Secretary Duncan and ED senior staff will host a teleconference with tribal leaders across the country to discuss, among other matters, the upcoming reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

Secretary Duncan will use the teleconference to:

  • Seek input from tribal leaders on ESEA reauthorization; and
  • Receive feedback on the Department’s proposed Plan of Actions for Implementing Executive Order 13175: Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribal Governments (Plan of Actions).

You can download a copy of the Department’s proposed Plan of Actions here [PDF, 60K].

Comments on the proposed Plan of Actions are invited. Please send any comments to Tribalconsultation@ed.gov.

For background, please see President Obama’s November 5 memo on tribal consultation and the White House Tribal Nations Conference.

ED Staff