Department of Education

Mission Statement

The general mission of the Coeur d’ Alene Tribe Department of Education is to implement the Tribe’s commitment to education which includes the enhancement of the social, moral, and economic well-being of the Coeur d’ Alene Tribe and its membership.

Education Fax Machine   (208)686-5804

Physical Address: 1115 B St Plummer, ID 83851

****DOE Middle & HS School Student Application****

Adult Basic Education

ABE offers tutorial assistance for adults who have their GED or high school diploma and need skills as they meet the two requirements listed above. Services may include tutorial assistance, textbooks and materials, and classroom and home study sessions. For more information, contact the Adult Education Service Provider or the Programs Assistant.

Adult Vocational Training

AVT assists enrolled tribal members in obtaining technical certificates and Associate of Applied Science degrees from approved colleges.  Recipients must be enrolled in a federally recognized tribe and attend classes full- or part-time.  Assistance may include advising, tutoring, tuition, fees, books, and other supportive services.  Coeur d’Alene Tribal members have preference; however, all are encouraged to apply for funding.  For more information, contact the AVT Coordinator.

Employment Training and Support Services

Employment Training and Support Services assists eligible applicants with upgrading their job skills. Services may include job search, resume’ development and counseling, tuition assistance, work experience, on-the-job-training, transitional assistance, and if necessary financial assistance associated with job start-up requirements/barriers to employment. The main requirements are tribal enrollment, unemployment or underemployment, meet income guidelines, and resides on, and in some cases within 50 miles of, the reservation. For more information, contact the Job Training Service Provider or the Programs Assistant.

Higher Education

HED can assist eligible students in acquiring a two or four year degree.  Recipients must be tribal members attending classes at a qualified college either as a part or full time student.  Services may include tuition and fees, books and supplies and other supportive services.  Preference is given to Coeur d’Alene tribal members.  For more information contact the HED Manager or the HED Academic/Tribal Institute Manager.

Application Deadlines:

Fall April 25th

Winter and Spring September 25th

HARD deadline will be April 25th

The HED Application is available for download on the Higher Education page.

GED Program

GED assists students in attaining their General Education Development certification or high school equivalency diploma. Adults ages 18 or older ( and in some cases 16 and 17 year olds ) are eligible for tutorial assistance. Services include textbooks, materials, classroom and online sessions. Testing fee assistance is available as well as GED award program for meeting hourly study requirements. For more information, contact the Adult Education Service Provider or the Programs Assistant

Johnson O’Malley Program

JOM offers tutoring and cultural instruction/activities for children enrolled in the local schools in grades preschool thru 12. For more information, contact the Student Services Provider of the Programs Assistant.

Imagine the Future Project

IFP will assist secondary students to complete high school and transition to college fully prepared academically. Program will implement a culturally rich program during school and after-school, (Increase competency and proficiency in challenging subject matter). Students in grades 9-12 will engage in culturally rich science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) learning experiences and college preparatory program during and after school. The program will support and provide college preparation programs to enable students to transition successfully to postsecondary education. Students will be engaged in social and emotional support activities to develop resiliency skills to increase school success. Coeur d’Alene Tribal members have preference; however, all students are encouraged to apply for program services. Coeur d’Alene Tribe Department of Education will collaborate with Plummer/Worley School District and the consortium of 5 colleges and universities with which the Tribe has formal Memoranda of Agreements

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