The consortium was created to improve the quality of Navajo education through the recruitment and training of prospective Navajo educators. Today, the consortium also includes a resource center for Navajo educators and a recruitment pipeline. Kelvin White, above, talks about the achievement gap.
ITEP Co-Director and Assistant Professor Jeremy Garcia says, “We enjoyed meeting members of NNTEC, and we are excited and look forward to supporting the goals of NNTEC. We know it has a long history rooted in increasing the number of Navajo teachers.”
During the meeting, dialogue centered on the consortium’s commitment to improving the quality of Navajo education through goals, such as:
ITEP is under formal review to become affiliated with NNTEC.