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Matt Higdon is an enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation (CPN). He graduated from Tecumseh High School and holds both a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree from East Central University. Matt spent 24 years in public education as a teacher, coach, and administrator. In 2006, he began work in the Student Preparation Department at the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and retired as Director of Student Preparation in 2018. While at the State Regents, Matt served as the Chancellor’s Designee to the Oklahoma Advisory Council on Indian Education and was responsible for starting several state initiatives assisting Tribal Nations in serving their people in Higher Education. Matt joined the CPN Department of Education in 2018 as College Advisor on the United States Department of Education Native Youth Community Project grant. His experience in both PK-12 and Higher Education helps serve students to find their path for college and career readiness.