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UGA Native American Student Association (NASA) presents Stanley Holder "Educating the Whole Child"

Stanley Holder
Park Hall 265

Stanley Holder is a member of the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes. He is a former Vice President of the tribe and has served in various capacities as an employee and member of tribal committees. He has an AA Degree in Psychology, a BS Degree in Psychology with a Minor in Criminal Justice (Cum Laude) and an MA Degree in Behavioral Science. He is a member of Phi Theta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi the national honor societies for two-year colleges and universities. He is a former employee of the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) where his roles ranged from Director of Student Services (Riverside Indian School) to Acting Associate Deputy Director of the Division of Performance and Accountability. He has over 30 years of experience in developing and managing education, behavioral, mental health, and economic development programs and projects for federally recognized tribes and tribal community organizations. He has published articles on Therapeutic Model development at BIE residential schools and designed and managed the organizational structure for the Therapeutic Model at Riverside Indian School.

Mr. Holder retired from the Bureau of Indian Education in 2013. His most recent positions include Executive Director of the Acoma Tribal Department of Education, Consultant to the Comprehensive Center at the University of Oklahoma and, under a contract with the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Programs in the U.S. Department of Justice, Director of the Tribal Youth Training and Technical Assistance Center.

However, Mr. Holder's most important roles in life have been as a Sun Dancer, a Road Man in the Native American Church, and as a father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He will speak on Indian Boarding School history and transgenerational trauma in tribal communities.

Open to the Public.

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