Indian Education Grant Consortium


Chippewa Valley Schools

L'Anse Creuse Public Schools

New Haven Community Schools

Richmond Community Schools





                         What's New


      Our next workshop will be on January 28, 2017 and we will be making moccasins.   

      Please call Maria Chisholm at 586-723-2031 or email her at to register, no later than Jan 16, 2017 as these moccasins kits have to be ordered from out of state.  Do not forget to let me know the shoe size of the children that will be attending. 

About us

    Chippewa Valley School District has a federal grant called The Indian Education Grant Consortium, which includes students from Chippewa Valley, L'Anse Creuse, New Haven and Richmond Schools. and every year the district invites parents to consider enrolling their children in this program.


The grant will offer your children the following services, free of charge:

  • Reading Tutoring

  • Math Tutoring

  • Indian Craft / Cultural / History Workshops

  • Quarterly newsletters describing the activities offered each month

  • Quarterly Parent Committee Meetings

  • Indirect assistance for needy families in the area of health, food, and clothing

    Families from all four school districts will receive our newsletter and are eligible to participate in Parent Committee Meetings.

Title VI ED 506 Indian Student Eligibility Certification Form

Indian Education Survey

    If your children have Indian Ancestry, and are not registered in our program, please click one of the above links for the 506 Indian Student Eligibility Certification form or the Survey, print the form, complete it, and send it back to Chippewa Valley Schools, Indian Education Grant Program, 19120 Cass Avenue, Clinton Township, MI 48038 Attn: Maria Chisholm or you may fax it to 586-723-2128

If you need assistance you may go to the following link.
Dear Parents of Native American Indian Students

    Maria Chisholm

    Facilitator of the Indian Education
    Grant Consortium
    Phone: 586-723-2031
    Cell: 586-615-1279
    Fax: 586-723-2128



    Scott Pitts
    Director of State and Federal Grants



  -  Antoneta Gjolaj - Teacher/Specialist
     Elementary Schools


  -  Violet Krupp - Teacher/Specialist
     Elementary and Middle Schools


  -  Erica Lewis - Teacher/Specialist
     Elementary and Middle Schools


  -  Anne Sytsma - Teacher/Specialist
     Secondary Schools


  -  Robert Murray - Teacher/Specialist
     Secondary Schools