The National Council of American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) School Board Members serves in an advisory capacity to the NSBA in matters affecting NSBA’s policy and program issues and serves to foster an organizational culture based on sound education research, assessment, and evaluation principles.
The purpose of AIAN is to promote quality education for all students with emphasis on the problems and successes of the American Indian/Alaska Native student. A listing of the council's Board of Directors can be found here.
Nominations for the 2020 AIAN Luminous Eagle Award are now open. Submit your application by Jan. 17, 2020.
AIAN currently has open leadership positions. Apply by Jan. 17 to serve on the board.
Members receive access to several exclusive benefits, including:
- Virtual networking: The AIAN online community provides a central location to access reports and research, a discussion forum to connect with school members across the country around issues impacting AIAN students, and an event calendar.
- Content and research: Webinars, podcasts, and other resources provide timely content and research updates.
- Conferences: AIAN members receive a discount upon registering for the AIAN meal event at the NSBA Annual Conference.
The National Council of American Indian and Alaska Native School Board Members (AIAN) has several membership offerings from which to choose: