Seniesha Sekaquaptewa works as a community liaison with the youth development research area. In her role at Child Trends, she supports data collection for a grant examining the perceptions of school climate and safety among American Indian youth in the southwestern region. She is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Eastern Nazarene College. Throughout her time in undergrad she completed prepracticum work in the Quincy Public Schools district in Massachusetts and researched a range of topics related to education, specifically the school to prison pipeline and human exceptionalities. Her research interests include intervention programs that can be introduced to school districts that typically have a large Native American student population.