Maine Indian Education Wellness and Nutrition Committee
Make a realistic set of policy language that is appropriate, relevant, and built on relationships.
Each school adopts the policy as well as the Joint School Committee.
Make changes and adopt the practice as close as we can to the policy.
2023 Goals and Objectives
Inclusion of more cultural foods into the school nutrition program.
Physical activity- increasing students’ excitement and enthusiasm about being physically active.
Focus on students’ well-being- teaching them about Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and strategies they can engage in to reduce the effects.
Focus on getting students thinking about their health and well-being.
Dr. Reza Namin, Superintendent, Maine Indian Education
Carole Binette, Chair Indian Island School, Secretary Maine Indian Education Joint Committee
Beth Clifford, Curriculum Coordinator, Maine Indian Education
Holly Cleaves, Sipayik Elementary School Committee Member
Lee Francis, Principal, Indian Island School
Jo-Ann Lolar, Indian Island Committee Member
Theresa Sapiel, Vice-Chair Sipayik Elementary School Committee
Daniel Morang, Principal, Sipayik Elementary School
Jane Smith, Principal, Indian Township School
Andrea Sockabasin, Wabanaki Public Health
Eric Altvater, Facilities Manager, Maine Indian Education
Kelly Cookson, Health and Physical Education Teacher, Indian Island School
Nancy Curtis, Health and Physical Education Teacher, Sipayik Elementary School
Tracey Nute, School Counselor at Indian Island School