The National American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) Council of School Board Members serves in an advisory capacity to 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 and Alaska Native student. A listing of the council's Board of Directors can be found here, and a map of NSBA's regions can be found here.
AIAN currently has open leadership positions. Submit your application to run from the floor by 11:59 PM ET on March 3, 2020.
Read AIAN's bylaws.
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 American Indian and Alaska Native Council of School Board Members has several membership offerings from which to choose: