Youth Programs

Higher Education

Need help with homework or tutoring?

We now offer after-school tutoring for Tribal Members - grades K-12 - in the Education Office at the Administration Building.

We provide a quiet place to study with a full library student computers, and access to printers.

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Writing                                                


Tribal Parents

Is it a Half Day or Day off from school? The Education Department arranges educational and fun events for tribal students to attend!

Does your tribal student(s) participate in youth activities? Contact Cole Appleman to see if there is a way that the we can assist you!





Interested in going back to school?

Contact us if you want to complete a GED, earn a college degree, or a vocational certification.

We are here to help you reach your goals!


“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go.”

~  Dr. Seuss  Oh, the Places You'll Go













LeAnne Gillett


A Washingtonian, LeAnne studied Marine Biology at Texas A&M University and moved back to Washington State after graduation.   She managed the Anatomic Pathology department of Shin Nippon Biomedical Laboratories (SNBL, USA) for just over 8 years before coming to the Stillaguamish Tribe.  LeAnne has trained, mentored and educated individuals through a variety of learning and teaching techniques and strategies.

Her patience, passion, and compassion for teaching are hallmarks of LeAnne's expertise in education. She takes the time to know each of our students and adjusts her teaching style to their needs.

LeAnne will be working with our students at Presidents Elementary School (K-5).

“Children don’t remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.”            ~ Jim Henson
360-652-7362  ext 230






Cole Appleman

Youth Program Coordinator
Cole takes care of all the behind the scenes details that make our programs run smoothly. He loves to be active with the kids and leads by example. He is our "peace maker" and encourages students to focus on the ties that bind. Cole leads our Arts, Athletics, Academics, and Music (AAAM) Program.
360-652-7362  ext 230 


Monica Meadows

Tutor Specialist

Monica is a professional historian and educator with a PhD in Islamic history. She has retooled her teaching skills to focus on K-12 students in order to lead our Tutoring Program. Monica will be tutoring students in the Stanwood-Camano and Arlington school districts both in their classrooms and after school. She is a great addition to our staff!
360-652-7362   ext 162


Alyssa Hanson

Student Mentor

Alyssa graduated from Stanwood High School last year. She is enthusiastic to try new things and excited to build her career in education. She will be working in classrooms with our students at Presidents Elementary.


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