Bishop Indian Education Center

Forward. Onward. Upward.

Bishop Indian Education Center

Forward.
Onward. Upward.

Our goal is to provide quality educational supportive services for the youth of the tribe and surrounding community by maintaining a positive, supportive, and responsible 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.

Contact Us

Physcial Address:
390 N. Barlow Lane, Bishop, CA 93514

Mailing Address:
50 Tu Su Lane, Bishop, CA 93514

Office Phone:
(760) 873-5740

Fax:
(760) 873-4738

Follow Us

Tribal Youth Council

Education Center Staff

The staff of the Bishop Indian Education Center is here to help all students in all areas of education. Our team is committed to seeing all students succeed.

Daya Sepsey

Director

Daya.Sepsey@bishoppaiute.org

Vacant

Administrative Assistant

 

Xochitl Martinez

Tutor Coordinator

 Xochitl.martinez@bishoppaiute.org

Carrie Brown

Youth Activities Specialist

Carrie.Brown@bishoppaiute.org

Tamia Shoshone

Vacant

Family Advocate / Project Assistant

Education Services

The Bishop Indian Education Center is here to serve the tribal communities educational needs. We offer a variety of services and resources to help move our youth Forward, Onward & Upward

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 College & Career Counselor (760) 873-5740

Helpful Resources & Education Committees

Education is something that benefits us all! Thank you to our committee members and educational resource partners.
BIEC Parent Advisory Committee (PAC)

President
Phillip Kane

Vice-President
Serena Vega

Secretary
Garrett Bryan

Committee Members
Natalie Vega

Teacher Representative
Vacant

Scholarship Committee Members
Donna Vasquez

Wanda Summers

Katrina Stone

DeeAnne Chiatovich

Vacant

Vacant

Bishop Indian Education Center

Tribal Scholarship

Download application or fill out online. Scholarship resources and materials.

STEM Scholarship Application

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BISHOP TRIBAL/BIA SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

SPRING 2024 SEMESTER NOW OPEN

Application Checklist

Please include ALL information on the checklist for your application to be considered.

    Completed 2023|2024 Tribal|BIA Application

    Signed Student Agreement and Authorization

    2023|2024 -Financial Needs Analysis to be completed and sent by the
    financial aid office at the school you will be attending (DON’T FORGET TO SIGN THE BOTTOM)

    Proof of Summer 2024 College/Vocational Enrollment

    Summer 2024 Class Schedule

    Unofficial Transcripts from College/Vocational School

    High School Transcripts or GED Freshman only

    Proof of Tribal Enrollment Resolution or Current Tribal ID (front & back)
    Essay (400-word minimum): Describe your Educational Goals and how the classes you are taking will help you achieve your goals.

    Proof of Completion of FAFSA printout of the submission confirmation or SAR (Student Aid Report).

    BIA APPLICANTS ONLY

    Proof of Completion of FAFSA printout of the submission confirmation or SAR (Student Aid Report).

    * YOU MUST BE PELL GRANT ELIGIBLE TO QUALIFY FOR THE BIA SCHOLARSHIP

    NEW STUDENT ONLINE APPLICATION

    FINANCIAL AID ANALYSIS FORM

    After you download and complete the Financial Aid Analysis form below, you can upload the it using the form to below.

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    BISHOP INDIAN EDUCATION CENTER

    Important Downloads

    Helpful resources, policies and more.

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    BIEC Tutor Application

    Discipline Policy

    Tobacco Policy

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    Tribal Scholarship Signed Policies & Procedures

    Part-Time Scholarship Policies and Procedures

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    BIA / AVT Signed Policies & Procedures