Courses

The Native Learning Center Team will be exhibiting at the Gathering of Nation Indian Traders Market April 23 – 25, 2015. Make sure to visit us in the Indian Traders Market Tent and pick-up our FREE resources.

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Start: April 23, 2015 8:00 am
End: April 25, 2015 5:00 pm
Offered: Onsite
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Start: April 28, 2015 8:00 am
End: April 30, 2015 5:00 pm
Offered: Onsite

Register Now: www.KerretvOnline.com

Identity Theft and Fraud Protection
Marie Dufour-Bonville
April 29, 2015
2 pm to 3 pm EST

Training Description:
Identity theft and fraudulent financial activity can happen to anyone. As your housing tenants work hard to become credit worthy and save diligently to purchase a home, it is very important to discuss the potential threat of Identity Theft and Fraud. In this webinar we will highlight the different methods identity thieves use to obtain personal information illegally. This webinar will also discuss current resources that can help safeguard personal and financial information that can protect you and your family.

Training Objectives:
• Explore specific types of identity theft;
• Discuss how to protect documents, computers, & mobile devices;
• Review fraud protection resources;
• Discuss how to repair identity theft and fraudulent charges.

Speaker Name: Marie Dufour-Bonville

Speaker Overview:
Marie Dufour-Bonville proudly began her professional career with the Seminole Tribe of Florida in April of 2007. Within the Seminole Education Department, Marie has held positions such as Higher Education Recruiter, Adult Vocational Administrator, and Tribal Professional Development Program Manager. Each position provided her with the unique opportunity to work closely with Seminole Tribal Members in the areas of higher education and professional development in addition to the various Tribal Departments. .

Marie has a Bachelor’s in Political Science with a minor in International Relations and a Masters in Public Administration with a Certificate in Community Development. She is a proud alumni of Florida International University and a member of Pi Alpha Alpha.

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Start: April 29, 2015 2:00 pm
End: April 29, 2015 3:00 pm
Offered: Online
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Start: May 5, 2015 8:00 am
End: May 7, 2015 5:00 pm
Offered: Onsite

The Native Learning Center Team will be exhibiting at the 2015 AMERIND Risk | NAIHC Annual Convention & Trade show May 12 – 14, 2015. Make sure to visit us and pick-up our FREE resources.

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Start: May 12, 2015 8:00 am
End: May 14, 2015 5:00 pm
Offered: Onsite

Register Now & Book Your Travel Accommodations

HUD’s Eastern Woodlands Office of Native American Programs in collaboration with the Seminole Tribe of Florida Native Learning Center invites you to attend the Executive Director Training instructed by Christine Dennis, CPA, Tribal Consulting Resources, PLLC and Vince Franco, Compliance & Resource Development Director for the NLC at the Buffalo Marriott Niagara in Amherst, New York on May 20 – 22, 2015.

Today’s Indian Housing Executive Directors are challenged to develop exceptional management and problem-solving skills for program development while working with governing board members, tenants, community, and housing staff. This 2.5 day session provides a series of best practices as well as an opportunity for skill building that enhances Executive Director performance.

This training will highlight the following: 
• Executive Director Orientation;
• The Role of the Governing Board Member;
• Remaining Current with Industry Information and HUD Program Guidance;
• Compliance and Business Management;
• Revenue Development;
• Tracking and Reporting;
• Organizational Development;
• Cost Principles under NAHASDA;
• Executive Leadership.

Who Should Attend: 
• Employees of Indian Housing Authorities (IHA) and/or Tribally Designated Housing Entities (TDHE)
• Board of Directors/commissioners for Indian Housing Authorities (IHA) Tribally Designated Housing Entities (TDHE)
• Tribal Leadership
• Tribal non-profit organizations working in Affordable Housing

Registration is FREE for Native Americans and Those Working Within Indian Country

Travel Accommodations

Buffalo Marriott Niagara

1340 Milersport Highway Amherst, NY 14221

Room Rate $108.00. Cut-off Date: Tuesday, April 28, 2015. For reservations call 716-689-6900 or 1-800-288-9290 and reference the Seminole Tribe of Florida or HUD ONAP Training.

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Start: May 20, 2015 9:00 am
End: May 22, 2015 5:00 pm
Offered: Onsite

Training Description
Sound procurement for NAHASDA is critical to the development and maintenance of Tribal housing. These policies not only ensure that contracts are awarded competitively and that goods and services are purchased at cost-effective rates, they also promote fair and open competition for businesses within the community. This three day training will provide participants with an opportunity to delve into the procurement process under NAHASDA. The training will be interactive, using case studies and exercises as well as opportunities to learn from best practices and peers.

Training Topics:
• Small purchase vs. large purchase policies and procedures;
• Cost price analysis;
• Best practices in bidding;
• Applying Indian Preference and Tribal Preference;
• Different procurement techniques for construction contracting, particularly in rural areas;
• Developing a procurement plan;
• Conflict of interest policies and procedures.

Instructor: Christine Dennis, CPA

Who Should Attend:
• Procurement Staff;
• Housing Directors;
• Contract Administrators;
• Finance Directors;
• Project Managers;
• Inspectors;
• Maintenance Directors.

Click Here to Register
• Registration for this Training is FREE!
• For additional information or to register by phone call 954.985.2315

Lodging:
Silver Reef Hotel Casino | (Distance 2.0 miles) | (866) 383-0777
Hampton Inn Bellingham-Airport | (Distance 5.2 miles) | (360) 626-7700
La Quinta Inn & Suites Bellingham | (Distance 5.6 miles) | (360) 738-7088.

Call for Government Rates availability.

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Start: June 3, 2015 8:00 am
End: June 5, 2015 5:00 pm
Offered: onsite

Save the Date | Chicago, IL

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Start: June 22, 2015 8:00 am
End: June 26, 2015 5:00 pm
Offered: Onsite

NLC Onsite Trainings: HUD Grants Management and OMB Super Circular

Save the Date | July 7-9, 2015 | Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute (SIPI)

9169 Coor Blvd. NW Albuquerque, NM 87120

 

Travel Accommodations

Below is a list of Hotels that are driving distance to Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute (SIPI) for reservations call or book online. A guest room block is not available for this training; however any one of these hotel will honor the GSA rate of $83 per night. Guests will need to show their government ID upon check-in.

 

Hilton Garden Inn Albuquerque North/Rio Rancho 

1771 Rio Rancho Blvd.

Rio Rancho, New Mexico, 87124

9 mins from Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute (SIPI)

Ph: 1-505-896–1111

www.hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com

 

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Albuquerque-N. Balloon Fsta PK

5401 Alameda Blvd NE,

Albuquerque, NM 87113

9 mins from Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute (SIPI)

Ph: 1 888 HOLIDAY

http://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/albuquerque/abqal/hoteldetail

 

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Start: July 7, 2015 8:00 am
End: July 9, 2015 5:00 pm
Offered: Onsite

NLC Onsite Trainings: HUD Grants Management and Environmental Review 

Save the Date | August 11-13, 2015 | Leech Lake Tribal College

6945 Little Wolf Road Northwest

Cass Lake, MN 56633

 

Travel Accommodations

Below is a list of Hotels that are driving distance to Leech Lake Tribal College for reservations call or book online. A guest room block is not available for this training; however any one of these hotel will honor the GSA rate of $83 to $109 per night. Guests will need to show their government ID upon check-in.

 Hampton Inn & Suites in Bemidji, MN

1019 Paul Bunyan Dr SE, Bemidji, MN 56601

12 Mins from Leech Lake Tribal College

Ph: (218) 751-3600

http://hamptoninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/minnesota/hampton-inn-and-suites-bemidji-BJIMNHX/index.html

AmericInn Lodge & Suites Bemidji

1200 Paul Bunyan Dr NW, Bemidji, MN 56601

21 Mins from Leech Lake Tribal College

Ph: (218) 751-3000

http://www.americinn.com/hotels/mn/bemidji?source=googleadwords&s_kwcid=TC%7C15287%7Chotels%20in%20bemidji%7C%7CS%7Cb%7C14247430133&gclid=Cj0KEQjwi-moBRDL4Omf9d_LndMBEiQAQtFf8_k2v2WAJtbreTn4Oeqj7hivj97zOTYZ_Lrlch4fLMIaAq6u8P8HAQ

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Start: August 11, 2015 8:00 am
End: August 13, 2015 5:00 pm
Offered: Onsite