Tribal Colleges and Universities

Tribal College and University Events at DREAM 2019

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
DREAM 2019 TCU Pre-Conference Convening
Exclusively for DREAM participants from Tribal Colleges and Universities.

TCU participants will engage in peer learning activities related to their work and hear from presenters on themes relevant to their student success agenda. TCUs will be given points of discussion at least three weeks prior to DREAM so they can prepare information to share on each topic.
See agenda here.

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Meeting for TCU Presidents with ATD and Ascendium Education Group
Exclusively for Presidents from Tribal Colleges and Universities.
TCU Presidents will meet with ATD, then Ascendium Education Group to share reflections on working with ATD and Project Success. Prompts to guide the discussion will be sent to TCU presidents prior to DREAM.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

Breakfast for TCU Core Team Leaders
Exclusively for Core Team Leaders from Tribal Colleges and Universities.
Join this breakfast session to discuss some of the successes and challenges of motivating change and innovation.

Thursday, February 21, 2019
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Spotlight: What is Historical Intergenerational Trauma and How Can It Be Addressed to Improve Student Success?

Historical intergenerational trauma is recognized as a primary factor negatively impacting Native American communities and families and threatening educational success of Native students and other populations in the U.S. This spotlight will offer colleges serving students with historical intergenerational trauma the opportunity to see strategies for resilience in education success and community building.

4:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
TCU Reflections on DREAM 2019 

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
TCU Reception 


Date and Time TBD
Preserving Culture and Planning for the Future: An Exploration of Student Experiences at Tribal Colleges
Tribal colleges have at the heart of their missions a focus on preserving and honoring tribal culture as well as a commitment to improving the educational, social, and economic development of their communities. Join us as we discuss the report released by the Center for Community College Student Engagement. Hear tribal college leaders respond to the report and share their perspectives on what matters when engaging Native American students at any college campus.


We will be updating this site periodically as we get closer to DREAM 2019.

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