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Indian Education Contacts

Mandy Smoker Broaddus Mandy Smoker Broaddus
Director of Indian Education, 406.444.3013

Assistant Division Administrator & Bilingual Specialist, 406.444.3482

Mike Jetty Mike Jetty
Indian Education Specialist, 406.444.0720

Jennifer Jennifer Stadum
Indian Education Implementation Specialist, 406.444.0726

Justine JamJustine Jam
Indian Education Implementation Specialist, 406.444.7490

Sarah PierceSarah Pierce
SIG Teaching and Learning Coordinator and Indian Education Specialist, 406.444.0708

Donnie Wetzel, JrDon Wetzel, Jr.
Statewide Youth & Community Outreach Coordinator, 406.465.8679

Joan FrankeJoan Franke
Administrative Assistant, 406.444.3694


OPI Internet Services - 444.1626


Implementing Indian Education for All
and closing the American Indian
achievement gap.

iTunes U

Indian Education for All Podcast series: Mike Jetty and Sarah Pierce present video podcasts to update educators and other interested listeners to topics regarding Indian Education in Montana. Users must be able to access iTunes University.

MACIE - Montana Advisory Council on Indian Education

The next Montana Advisory Council on Indian Education will be September 10, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Express, 3170 North Sanders Street, Helena. Please let Joan Franke at or (406) 444-3694 know if you will be attending.

The Montana Advisory Council on Indian Education has been established by the Office of Public Instruction and the Board of Public Education to act in an advisory role to them in matters affecting the education of Indian students in Montana.

Montana Advisory Council on Indian Education shall advocate for greater cooperation among tribal, state and federal organizations, institutions, groups and agencies for the express purpose of promoting high-quality education and equal educational opportunity for Montana's Indian students.

MACIE Membership:
The composition of the council shall consist of members who are representative of Indian education in the state of Montana. The membership shall be selected in consultation with Indian education organizations, tribes and schools. Each reservation shall be invited to have one representative who is nominated by the Tribal Council.

MACIE Constitution
MACIE Members