American Indian Education Program

  • American Indian Education Program Our Mission

    The American Indian Education Program (AIEP) of Grand Prairie Independent School District is designed to provide academic enhancement and cultural enrichment services to American Indian/Alaska Native students.

    Our cultural enrichment section is set-up to coordinate student/community activities throughout the year. Our education coordinator support teachers with culturally responsive teaching and cultural sensitivity awareness.

    Consultation and collaboration between citizens of American Indian nations and tribes and program personnel, provide guidance to better serve the needs of our students and families.

    We are funded by a Federal Government Grant under Title VI based on the treaty rights established when the U.S. Government signed binding treaties with the various American Indian Nations.

    Our Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) gives counsel related to services based on community needs and cultural relevance.  The committee meets at the GPISD Delmas Morton Elementary (401 E. Grand Prairie Road, Grand Prairie, TX, 75051). We welcome and encourage all American Indian parents and community members to attend meetings and become active in our program.

    Program Services

    • Tutoring
    • School supplies
    • Diversity/Cultural Awareness
    • Summer Enrichment Program 
    • Counseling/Community referrals
    • Cultural and Academic Events 
    • Scholarship Information

    Program Eligibility

    Students enrolled in Grand Prairie ISD, and who are members, or whose parents or grandparents are members, of an Indian tribe or band, including those recognized by the state in which the tribe or band resides, are eligible to participate.

    Please download the ED506 form to enroll. Once completed, please email the form to

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  • Renaming of Indigenous Peoples Day

    On August 20th, 2022, after a process of testimony and voting, our district approved the change of the holiday name Fall Break Day to Indigenous Peoples' Day.

    You can see it now reflected in all digital calendars. Visit this page to view the district calendars.

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  • Enjoyed one of the books?

    Tell us two things about it!  Here is the link: Book Talk

    Please feel free to share about any other book you have enjoyed or are enjoying now.

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  • WIOA ProgramWIOA Program

    • Do you need financial assistance with short-term or long-term training?
    • Are you enrolled for Summer 2021 or Fall 2021 courses?
    • Have you been thinking about going back to school or enhancing your job skills?

    We can pay 100% of your tuition and/or books for Summer 2021 & Fall 2021 semesters.

    Our WIOA program can help enrolled American Indian college students and job searchers who are age 18+ and either unemployed or underemployed (meet income household guidelines.

    1307 Record Crossing Rd., Dallas, TX 75235
    214-941-1050 ext. 223

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