Naytahwaush Community Charter School is located near the banks of the North Twin Lake in Naytahwaush, Minnesota. We serve approximately 120 students from Kindergarten to Sixth Grade. Naytahwaush Community Charter School is located on the White Earth Reservation in Northwestern Minnesota.
The Naytahwaush Community Charter School will provide a child-centered environment where learning is relevant and respects the traditions and wisdom of community, family and self.
The Naytahwaush Community Charter School will be a place where children are respected as individuals, as community members and as ancestors of a rich cultural heritage. The Naytahwaush Community Charter School will appreciate the wide resources available by using them to enhance curriculum through experiential and service learning activities. The Naytahwaush Community Charter School will promote the whole child through challenging academics, community involvement, and fostering healthy life choices.
Volunteers of America Minnesota (VOAM) is our authorizing agent. Their oversight helps strengthen all areas of accountability for our board and staff. We entered into our first contract with VOAM in 2005. Our second contract was renewed in 2008 and our third in 2011. In 2013 we received our fourth contract for four years, to be renewed in 2017. We received annual evaluation from VOA that includes school board meeting observations. In addition to our annual report submission, we submit all other compliance items as requested by VOA.
Our designated liaison is Stephanie Olsen whose contact information is:
Stephanie Olsen, Manager
Charter School Authorizing Program
Volunteers of America of Minnesota
924 19th Ave. South
Minneapolis, MN 55404