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Handouts for Collaborating and Communicating Effectively with Parents
April 26, 2021

This event took place on April 23rd, 202a and is brought to you by our MHTTC From Longhouse to Schoolhouse: AI/AN School Communities Coming Together series! About our speaker: Melody Redbird-Post, Ph.D., is an enrolled member of the Kiowa Tribe. She has a Doctorate in Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum, a Master’s in Education: Early Childhood Education, a Bachelor’s in Administrative Leadership, and a dissertation on Curriculum Development in Indigenous Early Childhood Language Immersion Programs. Dr. Redbird-Post has served in various capacities within the early care and education systems of Tribal communities including Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) and Head Start programs, and she provides training and technical assistance as part of ICF’s Early Education Services. She brings 12+ years of experience in Tribal program administration, 14+ years of experience in implementing family engagement practices in Tribal programs, Tribal communities, early childhood and K-12 school settings and 15+ years of experience in Tribal education program implementation. She currently serves on the Anadarko Public Schools Indian Education Parent Committee and resides in Anadarko, Oklahoma with her husband, their five children and three dogs.