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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

 

 

BISHOP INDIAN EDUCATION CENTER STEM SCHOLARSHIP:
SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, & MATHEMATICS

Deadline to apply: Thursday, May 5th, 2016 at 12 pm

To be eligible for this Scholarship you must be a Bishop Paiute Tribal Member, a full-time student at an Accredited College, and majoring in one of the STEM fields. Scholarship funding received from Edison International must be directed towards education as it relates to the following specific majors only.

 

Download Scholarship Here »

 

 

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."

 


HELPFUL WEBSITES

 

Financial Aid and Scholarship Sites:


FAFSA on the Web:
www.fafsa.ed.gov

 

Cal Grants:
www.calgrants.org

 

California Student Aid Commission:
www.csac.ca.gov

 

I Can Afford College:
www.icanaffordcollege.com

 

American Indian Education Programs:
http://www.bie.edu/

 

Bureau of Indian Education:
http://www.bie.edu/ParentsStudents/Grants/index.htm

 

 

Career Exploration and Other Helpful Sites:


State of California:
California Career Resource Network:

http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/ct/cc/index.asp

 

Free Personality Assessment:
http://www.queendom.com/queendom_tests/transfer

 

Stress Management Tips:

http://stress.about.com/library/symptoms/bl_stress_symptom_quiz.htm

 

Test Taking Tips:
www.testtakingtips.com/

 

Time Management Tips:
https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/get-started/inside-the-classroom/8-ways-to-take-control-of-your-time

 

Surviving Stress and Anxiety in College and Beyond:
http://www.learnpsychology.org/student-stress-anxiety-guide/  

EDUCATION CONTACT

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

 

 

Michelle Cozad
Administrative Assistant
Michelle.Cozad@bishoppaiute.org

STUDENT SERVICES

Mary Falck
Tutor Coordinator
(760) 873-5740

Mary.Falck@bishoppaiute.org

 

Cierra Kennedy
College & Career Counselor
(760) 873-8740 Ciera.Kennedy@bishoppaiute.org

Sharon Nelson
Student Services Coordinator
(760) 873-8740 Tribal.Scholarship@bishoppaiute.org


Vacant
College & Career Counselor

 

Tiyan Camacho
Youth Activites Assistant
BTYC@bishoppaiute.org 

DOWNLOADS

STEM scholarship application »

 

Tribal/BIA Scholarship Flyer & Application» 

 

Discipline policy »

Tobacco policy »

PAC Bylaws  »

 

 

Tribal Scholarship Signed
Policies & Procedures

Download »

 

BIA / AVT Signed
Policies & Procedures

Download »


BIEC Parent Advisory
Committee (PAC)

President
Mervin Hess

Vice-President
Vacant

Secretary
Vacant

Committee Member

Stacy Yarcho
Teresa Martinez
Michelle Cobos

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