Local school districts push to recruit Native American teachers and Administrators

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KLAMATH, Calif. (KIEM)-North coast Schools are pushing to recruit Native American teachers and administrators through The Northern California Native Teacher Project. 

The multi-year program, funded through a $400,000 Federal Grant, aims to credential and place 60-Native American people in local school districts, to work as teachers, counselors, and school psychologists.

The program is expected to be approved in July, once approved should start in August.

The Blue Lake Rancheria, Hoopa Education Association and The Northern California Indian Development Council are among some of the groups working together to support the initiative.