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Professional Development Resources for Native and Indigenous Educators

Posted by EiE Team on Friday, April 2, 2021

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, we’ve gathered a list of organizations working to promote Indigenous and Native excellence in STEM, from students at the university level to professionals throughout their careers. Some include paid memberships and events, others have 100% free resources for students and professionals seeking information about advancement in their field.

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, we’ve gathered a list of organizations working to promote Indigenous and Native excellence in STEM, from students at the university level to professionals throughout their careers. Some include paid memberships and events, others have 100% free resources for students and professionals seeking information about advancement in their field. 


Engineering is Elementary | Our professional development resources are geared toward preK-8 educators interested in STEM empowerment - with one-on-one coaching or group seminars plans available, we’re here to help you reach your goals.

American Indian Science and Engineering Society | Student and professional support, events and news for members. 

National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering | Corporate support, scholarship programs and a career center available for members.

National Association of Multicultural Engineering Program Advocates | A group for education and engineering professionals, with an upcoming conference in January 2021

National Indian Education Association | Promoting comprehensive, culture-based educational opportunities for American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians.

People of Color in Tech | Articles, jobs and company insights from people who have been in the job before. Plus, a podcast for POC in tech! 

Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science | One of the largest professional organizations for Hispanic and Native Americans in science.

Scholarship Guide for Native American Students | A guide by MastersInPsychology.com detailing a list of scholarship opportunities for Native American and Indigenous students, as well as professional Native organizations that can help to secure financial aid and scholarships. 

Are you a member of any of these organizations? Any we missed? Let us know in the comments down below - and let us know what resources for professional development you’re looking for! We’d love to hear your ideas and help find or create solutions for you!

Written by EiE Team

Topics: Engineering for All, Create a Generation of Problem Solvers

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