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Physical Address:
6400 Uptown Blvd. NE Suite 460 West Albuquerque 87110 Map

Phone: (505) 884-6392
Fax: (505) 872-8849

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By working together with schools, parents and communities, APS Indian Education Department works to develop enhanced and supportive Indigenous educational opportunities for all Native American students by increasing knowledge of Native values through teaching language and cultural differences.

The Indian Education Department (IED) was established as part of the Albuquerque Public School district in 1974, with the primary purpose for advocacy and representation for the 115 different American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) Tribes enrolled in the school district. There are approximately 5,650 or 5.1% AI/AN students currently enrolled in APS.

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Indian Education News

College & Career Planning Workshop

Indian Education Department hosting College & Career planning Workshop on March 14, 2015, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm for APS Native American Students grades 9-12. Registration at 9:30 am, APS conference rooms 6400 Uptown blvd. NE

Posted March 13, 2015

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College Connection Day for Native American Students Oct. 4, 2014

The Indian Education Department has scheduled its 2014 College Connection Day October 4, 2014 from 1-4 p.m. West Mesa High School 6701 Fortuna Rd. NW

Posted September 25, 2014

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College Connection Day for Native American Students is Sept. 28

The Indian Education Department has scheduled its 2013 College Connection Day from 2-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at the APS administration building, 6400 Uptown Blvd. NE.

Posted September 10, 2013

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School Supplies for Native American Students

School supplies for eligible Native American students who are currently enrolled in APS will be distributed. Eligible students are those students with a Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB) and a completed 506 form on file with the APS Indian Education Department. School supplies will be handed out beginning on August 5, 2013 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday, 6400 Uptown Blvd NE, 4th floor West, Indian Education Conference Room.

Posted July 19, 2012

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