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Department of Education Tribal Consultation: President’s fiscal year (FY) 2025 Budget Request

May 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT

Tuesday, May 23 at 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Eastern
via Zoom
To maintain online security, each attendee must register individually, and registration cannot be transferred to or used by others. Once you have completed registration, an individualized access link for the session will be emailed to you with additional information.

On May 23, 2023, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) will conduct Tribal Consultation on developing priorities for the President’s fiscal year (FY) 2025 Budget Request for the Department. The purpose of this consultation will be to receive meaningful input from American Indian and Alaska Native communities to ensure that Tribal leader views inform the FY 2025 budget development process. This consultation will advance the Department’s commitment to upholding the federal trust responsibility described in Executive Order 13175.

In accordance with OMB Circular A-11, the Department has identified grant programs with Tribal implications, though Tribal leaders may provide input on other programs also. The following programs and/or program offices may be of particular interest:

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education:

Office of Indian Education

  • Indian Education Formula Grants Program
  • Demonstration Grants for Indian Children and Youth
  • Indian Education Professional Development Grant Program
  • State Tribal Education Partnership Grant Program
  • Native American Language Grant Program

Rural, Insular, and Native Achievement Programs

  • Alaska Native Education Program

Impact Aid Program

Office of Postsecondary Education:

Institutional Service

  • American Indian Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs),
  • Strengthening Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian-Serving Institutions (ANNH),
  • Native American-Serving Nontribal Institutions Program (NASNTI)

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services:

Rehabilitation Services Administration

  • American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services (AIVRS)

Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education:

  • Native American Career and Technical Education Program (NACTEP)
  • Tribally Controlled Postsecondary Career and Technical Institutions Program (TCPCTIP)

Office of English Language Acquisition

The consultation will be conducted by the Office of Indian Education and facilitated by the White House Initiative on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence, and Economic Opportunity for Native Americans and Strengthening Tribal Colleges and Universities.


Written Comment Period

In addition to the Tribal Consultation session, the Department will accept written comments by email sent to The comment period opens April 21, 2023 and closes at 11:59 p.m. ET on June 23, 2023. Written comments received prior to the scheduled Tribal Consultation will be provided to Department officials in preparation for the Tribal Consultation. The Department of Education remains steadfast in its commitment to honor the nation-to-nation relationship and advance Tribal sovereignty and self-determination.

 A Tribal government may designate information provided during the consultation as “sensitive” and request non-disclosure of the information to the public. Certain federal laws, including the Freedom of Information Act, may require the Department to disclose information provided during this Tribal Consultation even if it was designated as sensitive by a Tribal government. Questions about this notice can be sent to This Tribal Consultation is closed to the press.



May 23
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT
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