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FACE Program named outstanding in 2010-11
By Annette Muñoz-Beyer, FACE Adult Educator
30 March 2011

      The Family and Child Education program at Theodore Jamerson Elementary School is one of the outstanding programs of its kind in the nation.

      The TJES FACE Program was recognized as an Outstanding Program for the 2010-2011 program year during the FACE National Conference March 1-3 in Orlando, Florida.

FACE TEAM: From left: Annette Munoz-Beyer, Adult Educator; Cyndee McLeod, Parent Educator; Sam Azure, FACE Coordinator; Dolly Hellekson, Early Childhood Teacher; Bernadette Dauenhauer, Parent Educator; and Shiela Netterville, Early Childhood Co-Teacher.

      It was a distinct honor to be recognized by the national partners, including the Bureau of Indian Education, National Center for Family Literacy, and Parents as Teachers.

      FACE is a national family literacy program that provides services to Native American families with children, prenatal to third grade.

      FACE offers home visits to families with children prenatal to age three, and an Early Childhood classroom to children ages three to five, as well as an Adult Education Program that offers GED Instruction, Job Skills Training, Parenting classes, college tutoring and goal setting for all adults.

      The TJES FACE Program is located in Building 36 on the United Tribes Technical College campus. To learn more, call 701-255-3285 extensions 1541, 1542, 1543, 1544.


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