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Daniel Coen

American Indian Student Coordinator


Daniel Coen holds a M.A.T in Social Science Education from Georgia State University and a B.A. in History, also from Georgia State University, Atlanta GA. He is retired from the United States Coast Guard after 28 years of military service and attained the rank of Senior Chief Petty Officer, E8. He works extensively with the Washoe Tribe of Nevada/California through his business and has extensive knowledge of the Walker River reservation through his mother-in-law, who taught there for 16 years.

Being a well-rounded educator, he had the opportunity to teach a diverse group of middle and high school students, including inclusion-based classrooms. This has not only enhanced his teaching techniques and instructional methods but also gave him an opportunity to enjoy students at all learning abilities. As a result, he perfected phenomenal communication, interpersonal, organizational, time management, and leadership skills. Furthermore, he become proficient in developing comprehensive lesson plans; creating stimulating thematic units; and assessing individual students.


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Federally Recognized Tribal Extension Program

The purpose of Nevada’s Federally Recognized Tribal Extension Program (FRTEP) is to improve the ability of Native American farmers and ranchers to manage their agricultural enterprises effectively, efficiently and profitably.