April 5, 2018

Local students learn to define their success

Between 2008 and 2018, Oklahoma decreased per-pupil educational funding by 28.2 percent, leading the United States in total percentage cuts to education. No other state slashed […]
July 9, 2018

Tribal Scholarship applications open July 15

Submitted by Tesia Zientek, Education Department It’s time to kick off the fall Tribal scholarship application period! The online application opens 8 a.m. Central Standard Time […]
July 12, 2019

Series of fortunate events guide Mueller descendant back home

Citizen Potawatomi Nation Department of Education College Advisor Matt Higdon utilizes personal experience to lead students at Asher, Wanette, Maud and Macomb public schools.
June 10, 2020

CPN Education Department maintains connection with students during pandemic

During this period of uncertainty and distance, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Department of Education has focused its efforts on creating widoktadwen (community) among Potawatomi students.
July 13, 2020

Two Citizen Potawatomi high school students experience Washington “Close Up”

Taylor Tade and Kylie Carter spent six days this February in the country’s capital, meeting with Native American leaders in politics, visiting historic landmarks and utilizing their knowledge to present ideas for growth in Indigenous communities.
September 22, 2020

Students and parents alike enjoy virtual STEM and Healthy Eats camps

As in-person summer programs were canceled, several CPN departments, including Workforce Development & Social Services and the Department of Education, partnered with Oklahoma State University and employees across CPN to develop two virtual camps.
December 22, 2020

Tesia Zientek furthers service to Indian Country through new board positions

Citizen Potawatomi Nation tribal member and CPN Department of Education Director Tesia Zientek expands service to Native American education and overall well-being through the National Indian Education Association and American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma board service.