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Alternative education educator

Tabitha Bernier Whitefoot, American alternative education educator. Certified in basic teaching, standard teaching.


Whitefoot, Tabitha Bernier was born on June 10, 1954 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Daughter of William Kenneth and Lucille (Sampson/Whitefoot) Bernier.


Bachelor in Fine Art, Lewis and Clark College, 1976. Master of Arts of Teaching, Lewis and Clark College, 1989.


Member Oregon teacher intern program Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1976-1977. Title IV tutor Salem (Oregon) Public Schools, 1978-1979. Adult basic education instructor dually enrolled students program Central Oregon Community College, Bend, 1989-1994.

FLEX instructor Sisters (Oregon) School District, 1993-1994. Alternate teacher Warm Springs Reservation Jefferson County Schools 509-J, Madras, Oregon, 1994-1998. Equity specialist Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, Portland, since 1999.

Honorarium lecturer Lewis and Clark College, 1993.


  • Certified in basic teaching, standard teaching.


Member educational advisory committee Native Peoples wing Oregon High Desert Museum, Bend, 1993. Alternate representative Title IX Parent Committee, Warm Springs, 1995-1997. Stage manager Cascade Festival of Music, Bend Senior High School, since 1986.

Member Oregon History Society, Oregon High Desert Museum. Member Oregon Association for Alts. in Education, Oregon Development Studies Organization, Oregon Indian Education Association.


Married Eric Elmore Schulz, September 12, 1977 (divorced). Children: Amber Hart Schulz, Serena Marie Schulz Rodriquez.

William Kenneth Bernier

Lucille (Sampson/Whitefoot) Bernier

Eric Elmore Schulz

Amber Hart Schulz Whitefoot

Serena Marie Schulz Rodriquez Whitefoot