This report addresses the accomplishments and recommendations of the Office of Native Education (ONE), a department of the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI). These accomplishments include:
- Refined the Since Time Immemorial: Tribal Sovereignty in Washington State web-based curriculum, and expanded professional development in utilization of the resource.
- Strengthened partnership efforts with the OSPI Environment and Sustainability Office focusing on the inclusion of indigenous knowledge in science instruction.
- As a result of Engrossed Second Substitute House Bill (E2 SHB) 1134 (authorizing OSPI to enter into State-Tribal Education Compacts to establish tribally controlled schools), negotiated and approved three Tribal Compact Schools: Muckleshoot Tribal School, Lummi Nation Schools, and Chief Kitsap Academy (Suquamish Tribe).
- Continued ongoing efforts to extend partnerships with Tribes and tribal organizations.
Authorizing bill/law: RCW 28A.300.105