Bureau of Indian Education | Consultations

Tribal Consultations


BIE Proposed Reorganization Tribal Consultation Presentation

25 Code of Federal Regulations Part 41.1-69

September 15, 2014:  Federal Register Notice Announcing Tribal Consultation Sessions

Dear Tribal Leader letter dated September 15, 2014 from Assistant Secretary Kevin K. Washburn providing information on the tribal consultation sessions to be hosted by the Bureau of Indian Education.  [17 pages]

Preliminary Draft regulations only. [15 pages]


Past Consultations

April 28th and 30th, 2014; and May 1st and 5th.

Preliminary Findings and Recommendations of the American Indian Education Study Group

See the American Indian Education Study Group website for the consultation schedule and materials.

Send your comments by clicking the following link: IAEDTC-CMTS@BIA.GOV


Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) Streamlining Consultations

In tandem with the Indian Affairs consultations, the Bureau of Indian Education is consulting on the following items:

BIE Streamlining Plan

Johnson O'Malley (JOM) Student Count Update

Note:  The Bureau of Indian Education has completed its tribal consultations on the JOM Student Count Update.  As requested by Congress, BIE is aking JOM contractors and providers to update their number of eligible Indian students receiving JOM program services.  BIE will be accepting the updated JOM Counts through October 31, 2012.  See memorandum and spreadsheet below for specific instructions.

Public Law 100-297 Assurance Statement


BIE - U.S. Department of Education -- Memorandum of Understanding

Consultation Meeting Minutes - MOU


BIE Flexibility Waiver Request from sections of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)

BIE ESEA Flexibility Waiver Consultation Transcripts: