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Clearinghouse on Native Teaching & Learning

Clearinghouse on Native
Teaching and Learning


Clearinghouse Mission

We help teachers better connect with students to build strong relationships, which we know is an essential foundation for life-long learning. We assist with professional development and community collaboration for successful integration of our state Sovereignty Curriculum.

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Since Time Immemorial

All 29 Washington Native tribes have endorsed this state-mandated curriculum (SB 5433) which supports the teaching of tribal sovereignty, history, and current issues. Each unit is aligned with national and state standards and builds toward the successful completion of a Content-Based Assessment.

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Meet our staff

We bring Indigenous perspective to Washington public schools. Both members of our staff are from federally-recognized tribal nations and areas of interest include: Indigenous teacher education, policy, advocacy, special education, and culturally-responsive curriculum and training. This includes working in both reservation and urban communities.
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