Bishop Indian Education Center

Forward. Onward. Upward.

Bishop Indian Education Center

Forward.
Onward. Upward.

Our goal is to provide quality educational supportive services for the youth of the tribe and surrounding community by maintaining a positive, supportive, and responsible staff dedicated to the development of well-rounded individuals. The Education Center will monitor student progress, offer tutorial services, workshops, scholarship opportunities, college and career counseling, mediation, parent conflict support, as well as a various activities for both parents and students.

Contact Us

Physcial Address: 390 N. Barlow Lane, Bishop, CA 93514

Mailing Address: 50 Tu Su Lane, Bishop, CA 93514

Office Phone: (760) 873-5740

Fax: (760) 873-4738

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Tribal Youth Council

Education Center Staff

The staff of the Bishop Indian Education Center is here to help all students in all areas of education. Our team is committed to seeing all students succeed.

Shawn Bengochia

Education Director

Shawn.Bengochia@bishoppaiute.org

Kayla Stone

Administrative Assistant

Kayla.Stone@bishoppaiute.org

Mary Falck

Tutor Coordinator

Mary.Falck@bishoppaiute.org

Carrie Brown

Youth Activities Specialist

Carrie.Brown@bishoppaiute.org

Daya Sepsey

College and Career Counselor

Daya.Sepsey@bishoppaiute.org

Tribal.Scholarship@bishoppaiute.org

Josie Rogers

Family Advocate / Project Assistant

Josie.Rogers@bishoppaiute.org

Education Services

The Bishop Indian Education Center is here to serve the tribal communities educational needs. We offer a variety of services and resources to help move our youth Forward, Onward & Upward

Tutoring
  • After school tutoring for students 1st – 8th grade emphasizing reading and math
  • Evening tutoring is available to high school students and adults needing assistance with all academic subjects
  • TUTORING IS AVAILABLE MONDAY – THURSDAY (FRIDAYS & WEEKENDS UPON REQUEST)
Parent Supportive Services
  • Educational, social, and cultural activities and workshops are available to parents
  • Educational counseling
  • Conflict support
  • Mediation
  • Academic Support
  • Computer Support
Scholarships / College & Career Counseling
  • Tribal Scholarships – BIA and Bishop Tribal Scholarships are available to all enrolled Tribal members attending post-secondary institutions
  • Assistance with Federal Aid Forms, college and career counseling are also available – CONTACT STUDENT SERVICES COORDINATOR (760) 873-8740

Bishop Indian Education Center

Tribal Scholarship

Download application or fill out online. Scholarship resources and materials.

Tribal Scholarship ONLINE Application

For New or Returning Students >

Tribal Scholarship Application

Download and complete scholarship >

Scholarship Financial Aid Analysis

Download and complete Financial Aid Analysis form >

STEM Scholarship Application

Download and complete scholarship >

Helpful Resources & Education Committees

Education is something that benefits us all! Thank you to our committee members and educational resource partners.
BIEC Parent Advisory Committee (PAC)

President
Phillip Kane

Vice-President
Serena Vega

Secretary
Garrett Bryan

Committee Members
Natalie Vega

Teacher Representative
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Scholarship Committee Members
Donna Vasquez Wanda Summers Katrina Stone DeeAnne Chiatovich Vacant Vacant
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BISHOP INDIAN EDUCATION CENTER

Important Downloads

Helpful resources, policies and more.

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BIEC Tutor Application

Discipline Policy

Tobacco Policy

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Tribal Scholarship Signed Policies & Procedures

Part-Time Scholarship Policies and Procedures

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BIA / AVT Signed Policies & Procedures

Bishop Paiute Tribal Graduates

CLASS OF 2020

 

Raquel Anakalea

Raquel Anakalea

Juris Doctor, University of New Mexico

Jazmin Sidwell

Jazmin Sidwell

Master of Arts in Special Education, Arizona State University

Troy Watterson

Troy Watterson

Bachelor of Arts in Indigenous and American Indian Studies, Haskell Indian Nations University

Tamia Shoshone

Tamia Shoshone

Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training, Concordia University

James Summers

James Summers

Bachelor of Science in Political Science and History, Fort Lewis College

Eric Bohay – Associate of Arts in Geography, Cerritos Community College

Earl Lent – Associate of Arts in Psychology & Associate of Arts in Teaching

Emma Williams – Associate of Arts in Business Fundamentals, University of Phoenix

Antonio Cardenas – Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, California State University, Bakersfield

Hunter Fields – Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, California State University, Chico

Allogan Hess – Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration, University of Phoenix

Cy Scott – Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, California State University, Dominguez Hills

Tamia Shoshone – Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training, Concordia University

James Summers – Bachelor of Science in Political Science and History, Fort Lewis College

Hayden Burdick – Master of Arts in Education, University of Phoenix

Edward Piper – Program completion in Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning, United Education Institute

ONLINE APPLICATION

BISHOP TRIBAL / BIA SCHOLARSHIP

NEW STUDENT ONLINE APPLICATION

RETURNING STUDENT ONLINE APPLICATION

FINANCIAL AID ANALYSIS FORM

After you download and complete the Financial Aid Analysis form below, you can upload the it using the form to below.

UPLOAD THE COMPLETED FINANCIAL ANALYSIS FORM BELOW