Indian Education Grant

Indian Education Grant Consortium


Chippewa Valley Schools

L'Anse Creuse Public Schools

New Haven Community Schools

Richmond Community Schools





    June 5, 2017 We'll have a Parent Meeting/Public Hearing at Chippewa Valley Schools, Administration Building.  19120 Cass Ave., Clinton Township, MI 48038 at 6:00 pm for discussing the use of the Elementary and secondary education, Title VI, monies for the chippewa valley schools Indian education consortium made up of chippewa valley, l'anse creuse, new haven and richmond public schools.  

    June 19, 2017 will be our last parent meeting when we will select a new parent committee.  We would like to  invite all parents from Chippewa Valley, L'Anse Creuse, New Haven and Richmond School Districts to ATTEND, it will be at  6:00 pm. at Cheyenne Elementary, 47600 Heydenreich, Macomb, MI 48044.  we need all the school districts in the consortium represented IN THIS COMMITTEE.                                                                                                                     

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