Zagbëgon: An Early Learning & Development Academy

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Graduation Group 2022

2023-2024 Zagbëgon Academy Registration Now Open! Click here to Register.

Eligibility:

  • Must be at least 3 years old by Sept 1
    • Tier 1: Pokagon Band citizens, siblings, and/or residents in a Pokagon household;
    • Tier 2: Other Native Americans;
    • Tier 3: All Other; Special consideration will be given to PBOPI employees for Tier 3 status

Zagbëgon: An Early Learning & Development Academy

Zagbëgon means sprouts in Potawatomi. Our Zagbëgon have grown from seeds and now have their own roots. Zagbëgon are peeking out from gokmeskinan (our grandmother earth) so they can look about their world and begin to form their identities and grow stronger with all of creation.

Hours of Operation
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Phone: (269) 783-2469
Fax: (269) 782-8680

Zagbëgon Early Learning and Development Academy 2022-23 School Calendar

Zibé (River Room)

Miss Kellie and Miss Carrie
8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Peshkwa (Meadow Room)

Miss Tammy and Miss Dani
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Team

Autumn Carlson – Site Manager – (269) 462-4327

Elizabeth Milliken – Center Assistant – (269) 783-3197

Donald Sumners – Elder Cultural Associate - (269) 462-4237

DeJonay Morseau – Language Specialist - (269) 462-4299

Gerald Inman – Cook - (269) 462-4289

Cecil Wilson Jr – Bus Driver/Class Aid - (269) 462-4330

Cheri Sullivan – Bus Driver/Class Aid - (269) 462-4332

Teachers

Kellie Wilson – Zibé - Kellie.Wilson@PokagonBand-nsn.gov

Carrie Neumann – Zibé – Carrie.Neumann@PokagonBand-nsn.gov

Tamela Watson – Peshkwa – Tamela.Watson@PokagonBand-nsn.gov

Danielle TaylorPeshkwaDanielle.Taylor@PokagonBand-nsn.gov

NOTICE: There is no Neshnabé Mbokén (Children's Book Club) on Wednesday, June 7.

PALS Summer Schedule

June 6 & 20, July 11, July 18, August 1 & 15

Click here for all the details!