During the summer months of 2019, Citizen Potawatomi Nation welcomed 19 interns who worked in many Tribal departments, enterprises and career fields.
Stephanie Hawk’s role as a college advisor in the CPN Department of Education allows her to meet with students of different ages, helping them put together a college plan, including how to pay for it. She also teaches college and career readiness at local high schools.
The Citizen Potawatomi Nation hosted its first Graduation Celebration at the CPN Cultural Heritage Center. The CPN Department of Education invited students graduating from high school, undergraduate, graduate and vocational programs across the country.
The CPN Department of Education and Workforce Development & Social Services have entered into a partnership with the Oklahoma Office of Educational Quality and Accountability to offer free teacher certification tests.
While completing her Bachelor of Arts in anthropology/archaeology, Kay Mattena rehydrated a perishable artifact from the Great Lakes region with potential Potawatomi ties.
Professor Andrew Jenks’s experience at CPN headquarters motivated him to analyze Native American traditions and teachings and incorporate the lessons into his lectures.
Through a generous donation from the United States Social Security Administration, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Department of Education received a limited number of desktop computer sets to be granted to current students.
The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Education Department is now accepting applications for the Potawatomi Leadership Program 2019.
Native American students who receive scholarships from their tribe are no longer required to pay taxes on those dollars, even if students use the funds for expenses other than tuition.
The Citizen Potawatomi Nation once again recognizes those students who have fulfilled their academic requirements and walked across the stage as graduates from their respective educational institutions.