Circles of Reflection for the STEP Grant

Rocky Mountains

State Tribal Education Partnership (STEP) Grant Program is Now Accepting Applications

Applications Available: May 2, 2023
Deadline for Notice of Intent to Apply: June 1, 2023
Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: July 3, 2023
Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: August 30, 2023

The purposes of STEP are to: 

  • Promote Tribal self-determination in education 
  • Improve the academic achievement of Native children and youth 
  • Promote the coordination and collaboration of Tribal educational agencies (TEAs), as defined in this notice, with state educational agencies (SEAs) and local educational agencies (LEAs) to meet the unique education and culturally related academic needs of Native students.

Use these materials to conduct Circles of Reflection for the STEP Grant and to develop an application for the STEP Grant

View the Training Video

Overview of Circles of Reflection for the STEP Grant - A description of the process

Circles of Reflection for the STEP Grant: Facilitation Guide - Step-by-step instructions on how to go through the process

Reflection Questions Worksheet - A guide for discussing past or present activities or future ideas that might be included in your STEP grant application

Third Circle STEP Grant Planning Worksheet - A guide for considering activities to include in your STEP grant application

Resource Library - A repository of research-based tools and materials