The History of
Indigenous education, inc.
Indigenous Education, Inc. (IEI) was founded in February 2016 to administer the Cobell Scholarship Program. IEI started in a small casita in the backyard of President and CEO, Melvin E Monette-Barajas, and quickly expanded to the current office located at 6501 Americas Parkway NE Suite 825 Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110.
February 2016: Founded
July 2016: Julia Mosconi hired
Moved into office in Uptown Albuquerque, New Mexico
September 2016: Partnership with the College Board announced
June 2017: Department of Research and Student Success created.
Dr. John Garland hired.
June 2017: Wellness Series kicks off.
Dream Warriors Partnership Announced.
Shared Research Meeting held in Washington DC (Native Inter-Organization Research & Data Collaborative(NIRD))
August 2017: AcademicWorks merges with Blackbaud to serve more students
October 2017: Partnership with the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) Announced
January 2018: Contracted GradSnapp for student engagement purposes