The Seneca Nation of Indian's Department of Education philosophy is that education is a life-long, empowering learning process which begins with the individual, and is multi-cultural, multi-generational, and respectful of physical, emotional, spiritual and intellectual wellness. The department recognizes that each individual is at a different place in life's journey and we will work with them to move them forward toward their goals.

The Seneca Nation Education Department on both Allegany and Cattaraugus Territories provides services which support the learning process as a means of obtaining individual and collective satisfaction, with respect for self and others, and a pride in Seneca and Native heritage.

The Department of Education will promote individual wellness of all Native people it serves in a holistic manner through:

  • A cultural awareness/foundation, respecting traditions and history, to empower the individual in his/her lifelong pursuits.
  • By providing learning opportunities to help challenge each individual to achieve their life's goals and ambitions, acknowledging that education is a life-long process.
  • Through the coordination with all Seneca Nation services and outside agencies, organizations and educational institutions to promote confidence, well-being, knowledge, skills, support and empathy.
  • By providing education for the outside community to encourage a greater understanding of the Seneca culture.

Book Fair & Courtyard Carnival @ Saylor Building

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We are all geared up to kick off the Scholastic Book Fair with a Courtyard Carnival at 5:00pm tomorrow (May 28th) at the Saylor Building! Everything in the Book Fair is BUY ONE GET ONE FREE! All are welcome to help promote summer reading and to enjoy food, carnival games and ice cream! 


*Additional Book Fair hours will be held Friday May 29th, Monday June 1st, and Tuesday June 2nd from 10:00am until 5:30pm. 

Allegany Education Summer Enrichment - 2015

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Applications for this summers enrichment program, ages 11-13, are now available! The application is directly attached to this announcement, as well in both the Education - Documents and general Documents section of this website under Education. Spots are limited and will be accepted on a first come first served basis. The program runs for six weeks from July 6th to August 13th. For more information or to pick up an application in person please contact Gerald Jimerson at either or call 716-945-1790 ext. 3110.

Title VII Parent Advisory Committee Election

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Please come out and support our parents that want to serve and make a difference in our schools. Nominations will still be considered until a reasonable point in time before the elections, just contact us. Only parents of students attending Salamanca City Central School District, Grades Pre-K through 12 are eligible to vote.

Any Questions, Concerns, or nominations please contact Nancy Williams at 716-945-1790 ext 3105 or Gerald Jimerson at 716-945-1790 ext 3110.

Titleviiflyer Elect

Parent Advisory Committee:

Tuesday May 19th, 2015

At the SAAB, Grand Hall Lobby


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