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Administration for Native Americans - SCC Cree Language Nest Planning Project

FUNDING SOURCE____________________DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
PROJECT DIRECTOR_____________________________________________Clarice Morsette
PROJECT COORDINATOR________________________________________Wilma Windy Boy
FUNDING YEARS__________________________September 30, 2009 – September 29, 2013
OBJECTIVES:
1. To plan and design a comprehensive Cree Language Nest Program for infants and toddlers to promote fluency in the Cree language among our youngest tribal members as a means to reverse the decline in the numbers of Cree speakers in our population and to preserve the Cree language for future generations.
2. During the project period of September 30, 2009 through September 29, 2010, the Stone Child College Cree Language Nest Planning Project will plan and design a comprehensive Cree Language Nest Program as measured by
the completion of one (1) Cree Language Nest Operating Plan, as evidenced by project reports, trip reports, evaluation reports and approval and submission of completed product.
3. During the project period of September 30, 2009 through September 29, 2010, the Stone Child College Cree
Language Nest Planning Project will plan, design and complete one (1) age-appropriate Cree Language Nest teaching
curriculum for infants and toddlers ages Birth-3 years, with accompanying language acquisitions testing instruments
and project media materials, as measured by project reports, trip reports, evaluation reports and approval and
submission of completed products.

Title III Institutional Development

FUNDING SOURCE____________________________________US Department of Education
PROJECT DIRECTOR___________________________________________Corey Billy-Sangrey
ASSESSMENT COORDINATOR_______________________________________Barbara Bacon
CURRICULUM DEVELOPER______________________________________Gerard Vanderburg
COMPUTER INFORMATION SPECIALIST___________________________________Jeff Henry
DATA COLLECTION COORDINATOR_______________________________Michael Yegerlehner
FUNDING YEARS___________________________OCTOBER 1, 2012 – SEPTEMBER 30, 2013
OBJECTIVES:
1. Increase the number of staff and faculty with degrees of higher learning.
2. Secure all necessary software and hardware upgrades. Receive sufficient training and technical support, and integrate all computer administrative functions throughout the college.
3. Implement a Comprehensive Assessment and Evaluation Plan as measured by assessing at least one Academic Department (and all Administrative and Student Services Departments) annually.
4. Raise at least $50,000 per year in matching funds for Title III Endowment Fund.
5. Hire Computer Consultant(s) for Server configuration, purchase a security box to protect web access, and software application to protect against malicious software activity, and provide training.
6. Conduct a college-wide (board, staff, faculty) Retreat away from campus where interruptions will be limited. Discussion will be centered on achievements made throughout the year and plans for the future.
7. Purchase 10 AutoCAD applications, Surveillance equipment and provide training to faculty to go (within two years) 100% electronic as far as scheduling and registration, and create SCC website. Also send computer staff to troubleshooting and preventing network issues training.

SCC Stem Professionals in Native Society (SPINS)

FUNDING SOURCE________________________________NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
PROJECT DIRECTOR__________________________________________Corey Billy-Sangrey
PROJECT COORDINATOR__________________________________________Shane Sangrey
FUNDING YEARS____________________________________July 01, 2010 – June 30, 2015
OBJECTIVES:
During the project period of July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2015, SCC will recruit, retain, support, and place at least 30 students pursuing Associates, Baccalaureate, and Graduate Degrees in the STEM fields by providing at least 10 scholarships per year, with a retention rate of at least 80%, a graduation rate of at least 75%, and a placement rate of at least 60%; as measured by project records, student files, and internal evaluation results.

SCC – Tribal Colleges Extension Service Program

FUNDING SOURCE_________USDA NIFA (NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE)
PROJECT DIRECTOR/COORDINATOR_____________________________Mary Ruth St. Pierre
FUNDING YEARS______________________________September 1, 2012 - August 31, 2013
OBJECTIVES:
1. During the project period of September 15, 2006 to September 14, 2010, Stone Child College will continue to implement a Reservation-wide Extension Program to the enrolled members of the Chippewa-Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation as measured by the number of participants receiving services, participation in the program, and internal and external evaluation results.
2. During the same project period, the Stone Child College Reservation Extension Program will provide a comprehensive extension education program by further developing, coordinating and providing supportive activities for, and aggressively promoting membership in the Mi-Wah-Si-N 4-H Community Club as measured by an increase of at least 10% in club enrollment each program year, utilizing sign-in sheets for activities, participation, and internal and external evaluation results.