Dr. Chris Meyer
Director – Department of Education, Coeur d'Alene Tribe
As the Director of Education for the Coeur d’Alene Tribe, Dr. Meyer is engaged in networking with colleges, businesses, and governmental organizations to improve and increase educational opportunities to Tribal members and the communities on the Coeur d’Alene Reservation. In this role, she supervises 17 different grant and tribally funded programs, including Tribal Youth Enhancement, Tribal Adult Vocational Training, Tribal Scholarship, Tribal Institute Building Fund, Adult Education, Employee Assistance Program, Higher Education, Johnson O’Malley, Career and Technical Education, Work Investment Act, Work Investment Act Youth Program, State and Tribal Education Partnership, ReEntry Program, and two Native Youth Community Projects, in addition to a partnership with University of Idaho for the Voices to Hear Project. Previously, Dr. Meyer served as Elementary Principal for Coeur d'Alene Tribal School and Associate Professor at Whitworth College. She is on the Advisory Committee for: Eastern Washington University, Gonzaga University, Lewis-Clark State College, North Idaho College, University of Idaho, Washington State University, and Washington State University Spokane.
Dr. Meyer holds a PhD in Education and a Masters in Special Education from from University of Idaho.