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UGA Native American Student Association (NASA) presents Stanley Holder "Educating the Whole Child"

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Park Hall 265

Stanley Holder, a member of the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes, is a former employee of the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) where his roles ranged from Director of Student Services (Riverside Indian School) to Acting Associate Deputy Director of the Division of Performance and Accountability. He has over 30 years of experience in developing and managing education, behavioral, mental health, and economic development programs and projects for federally recognized tribes and tribal community organizations. He has published articles on Therapeutic Model development at BIE residential schools and designed and managed the organizational structure for the Therapeutic Model at Riverside Indian School.

Holder will discuss the Native presence in higher education and more specifically the impact that Indian Boarding Schools and transgenerational trauma have on the Native presence in academic spheres.

Mr. Holder retired from the Bureau of Indian Education in 2013. His most recent positions include Executive Director of the Acoma Tribal Department of Education, Consultant to the Comprehensive Center at the University of Oklahoma and, under a contract with the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Programs in the U.S. Department of Justice, Director of the Tribal Youth Training and Technical Assistance Center.

The lecture is free and open to the public.

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