The LAUSD Indian Education program is a federally funded program that provides direct services to American Indian and Alaskan Native students in the Los Angeles Unified School District. In addition, help is provided to schools through consulting services, professional development, and lesson demonstrations.

Parent Committee meetings are held at the Autry museum of the American West the first Tuesday of Every month.  In addition to program updates, parents meet directly with staff.

Students have the opportunity to attend pow wow dance classes, regalia making, music lesson and much more.




Student Integration Services

Indian Education Program

Student Progress Monitor


The purpose of the Indian Education program is to meet the unique educational and culturally related academic needs of American Indian and Alaska Native students. An ideal candidate will have experience and understanding of Native communities in Southern California and experience as an academic advocate.


The following duties/responsibilities will be performed under the direction of the Executive Director, Student Integration Services:

•       Monitor the academic progress of students which includes tracking student grades in the MiSiS system

•       Contact schools and parents to guide them toward academic resources at school and in the community

•       Create awareness of various resources that are available to students

•       Create a system to compile resources for outreaching purposes

•       Monitor students who are graduating and ensure that they are on track to graduate

•       Guide students to scholarship resources for college and other educational entities

•       Assist students to contact the Inter-Tribal Education Consortium (ITEC) and Native college recruiters

•       Coordinate College motivational event hosted primarily for LAUSD Native students

Minimum Requirements:

•       Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with diverse stakeholders, including tribal leaders, intertribal organizations, school staff, and non-governmental organizations

•       A valid California driver license and the ability to travel to other sites and locations throughout LAUSD

•       Proficient with Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, and Power Point. Very comfortable using computers and internet

•       Previous experience as an advocate and proficiency with the MiSiS system is preferable

Application Procedure:

Candidates must submit a brief letter of interest that describes qualifications relevant to this position and a current résumé.  Applicant materials must be emailed to Jackie Vasquez, Student Integration Services, at with the following in the email subject line:  “Student Progress Monitor; Applicant Name”.  Please do not send hard copies of application materials.


DEADLINE:  November 7, 2019 – 5:00 p.m.


Professional Expert Assignment:  The hourly rate is $40.00 with a maximum of 800 hours per fiscal year.

      Please call 213-241-7034 for additional information.