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Bishop Indian Education Center

Mission
The goal of the Education Center is to provide quality educational supportive services for the youth of the tribe and surrounding community by maintaining a positive, supportive, and respsonsible staff dedicated to the development of well-rounded individuals. The Education Center will monitor student progress, offer tutorial services, workshops, scholarship opportunities, college and career counseling, mediation, parent conflict support, as well as a various activities for both parents and students.


Tutoring
  • After school tutoring for students 1st - 8th grade emphasizing reading and math
  • Evening tutoring is available to high school students and adults needing assistance with all academic subjects
  • TUTORING IS AVAILABLE MONDAY - THURSDAY (FRIDAYS & WEEKENDS UPON REQUEST)
Parent Supportive Services
  • Educational, social, and cultural activities and workshops are available to parents
  • Educational counseling
  • Conflict support
  • Mediation
  • Academic Support
  • Computer Support
Scholarships / College & Career Counseling
  • Tribal Scholarships - BIA and Bishop Tribal Scholarships are available to all enrolled Tribal members attending post-secondary institutions
  • Assistance with Federal Aid Forms, college and career counseling are also available - CONTACT STUDENT SERVICES COORDINATOR (760) 873-8740
Summer Activities
  • A five-week long program that provides a fun and educational field summer for students 1st - 9th grade. Students participate in language arts/reading, physical education, arts, and crafts, Paiute language, and field trips
  • A nutritious breakfast & lunch is provided all summer long for children 0-18 years old through our Summer Foods Program
"I have seen that in any great undertaking it is not enough for a man to depend simply upon himself."
EDUCATION CONTACT

Meryl Picard
Education Director
(760) 873-5740 meryl.picard@bishoppaiute.org

 

VACANT
Administration Assistant

STUDENT SERVICES

Tiana Vargas
Tutor Coordinator
Youth Activities Specialist

Tiana.Vargas@bishoppaiute.org

 

Laura Ketcham
College & Career Counselor
(760) 873-8740 Laura.ketcham@bishoppaiute.org 

 

VACANT
Youth Activities Specialist

 

Summer Linton
Youth Council Assistant
BTYC@bishoppaiute.org

 

VACANT
Student Services Coordinator

 

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The 2015 Tribal Scholarship
Spring Application

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2015 Spring BIA-AVT
Grant Application

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BIEC Parent Advisory
Committee (PAC)

President
Mervin Hess

Vice-President
Emma Williams

Secretary
TaVooSee Eddy

Committee Member

Stacy Yarcho

Teacher Representative

Joe Burgoyne 

Scholarship Committee Members

Donna Vasquez

Wanda Summers

Katrina Stone

Judy Kinney

Harry Williams 


Mail
50 Tu Su Lane
Bishop, CA 93514

 

Located
390 N. Barlow Lane
Bishop, CA 93514

Phone (760) 873-5740

Fax (760) 873-3741