Agency Level

  • Form affiliations with other science centers to synergize efforts rather than compete for students

o   Ex: NCED talks to USGS, National Park Service

o   Most agencies have tribal programs

o   Increase communication between the federal world and the academic world

§  Memo of Understanding

  • Don’t discount non-traditional students. Many of them are very strong, determined students.
  • Possible links:

o   http://www.epa.gov/iaqtribal/directory.html

§  EPA directory of Tribal Champions

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