Engin-Wedin recognized by Nebraska Department of Education


Engin-Wedin recognized by Nebraska Department of Education

26 Nov 2013    

CYFS faculty affiliate Nancy Engen-Wedin, department of Teacher Learning and Teacher Education, has received the Friend of American Indian Education Award from the Nebraska Department of Education.

Engen-Wedin, coordinator of the Indigenous Roots Teacher Education Program (ROOTS) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, was honored at the NDE's Native American Student Achievement Symposium in October.

The award recognizes Engen-Wedin's commitment to promoting the use of tribal language and culture in the education of Nebraska's American Indian students. Established in 2008, the award also honors her efforts to bolster the number of American Indian educators and foster community engagement programs for American Indian students.

Click here to learn more about the ROOTS program.

 


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