The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) will be conducting three consultation sessions between December 15 and 17, 2015 to obtain oral and written comments on issues concerning the Johnson O’Malley (JOM) program. The sessions continue the previous dialogues conducted by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and BIE in 2012 and 2015.
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) in collaboration with the
Indian Affairs Office of Facilities, Property and Safety
Management-Division of Safety and Risk Management (DSRM) will
now conduct an ongoing webinar series held on the third Thursday
of each month. As part of this series, BIE and DSRM will hold a
webinar on Thursday, October 22, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00
p.m. EDT on the development of Emergency Action and Continuity
of Operations Plans for BIE schools. During this one-hour webinar,
Derrick Chee, Safety and Occupational Health Specialist, will
provide an overview on developing Emergency Action Plans,
policies and procedures, duties and responsibilities and share
examples that range from tornado to active shooter Emergency
Please join the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) for our Information Session at the National Congress
of American Indian's (NCAI) 72nd Annual Convention & Marketplace at the Town and Country Resort
in San Diego, California on Wednesday, October 21, 2015 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
In this information session, tribal leaders, educators, and other stakeholders will hear from the BIE
senior leadership on the efforts to reform the BIE. BIE Director Dr. Charles Roessel and Chief
Transformation Officer, Don Yu, will discuss efforts to realign personnel and offices in accordance
with reorganization plans.
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is undertaking a reform of its
entire administrative and management level to meet the needs of a
changing tribal and school environment to improve academic student
success. The BIE will conduct a webinar on Tuesday, October 13,
2015 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EDT to provide an update on the
reorganization. During this 90minute webinar, the presenter, BIE
Director Dr. Monty Roessel, will explain the purpose of the
reorganization, the need for the BIE to move from a command and
control organization to a service support organization, and how these
efforts will seamlessly translate into improved student outcomes and
educational opportunities for Native youth.
The Bureau of Indian Education will be holding two open town hall meetings and a webinar on the reorganization at the National Indian Education Association's 46th Annual Convention in Portland, OR on Wednesday, October 15 and Thursday, October 16, 2015.