Colville Tribal Language
Moses-Columbia, Wenatchee, Entiat, Chelan
Okanogan, Methow, Nespelem, San Poil Lakes, Colville
Nez Perce, Palus
2018 Summer Lab School
The Lab School is a pilot immersion (no English) program that will take place over the summer for 6 weeks from June 25th-August 2nd. The focus is on language acquisition by whole families. This is a collaborative effort between the Language Program, Head Start, TANF, and WVC. The Lab School will be hosted in the Nespelem Head Start center with one language per classroom. It is open to all families who are interested in participating, with preference given to TANF families. In order to qualify, you must have one child who is Head Start age. If your child is entering or leaving Head Start this upcoming academic year, your family qualifies. Parent/guardian participation is mandatory and children cannot be left at Lab School without a parent/guardian. Classes for Early Childhood Education Certification available for those interested in pursuing a career in working with children in the language. Language credits available through WVC. Deadline to apply was May 31st, 2018.