Indian Education

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Contact Information:

Cindy Weaver
Indian Education Director
918-786-3003 Ext. 1107
cweaver@ridgerunners.net

Kristi Collington
Program Coordinator
Cultural Specialist/Teacher
918-786-3003 Ext. 1124
kcollington@ridgerunners.net

Marilyn McClelland
Cultural Specialist/Teacher
918-786-3003 Ext. 1214
mmcclelland@ridgerunners.net

Charlotte Bergman
Indian Education Secretary
918-786-3003 Ext. 1110
cbergman@ridgerunners.net


Title VI Indian Education
2019-20 Indian Education Committee

, Chair
LeeAnne Banks, Vice Chair
Jennifer McElhaney, Secretary
Angie Shepherd, Member
Keri Gregg, Member/Teacher
Ashley Epperson, Member
Josh Chandler, Member
Samantha Westbrook, Member
Sara Fife, Member

Johnson O'Malley (JOM)
2019-20 Parent Advisory Committee

, Chair
LeeAnne Banks, Vice Chair
Jennifer McElhaney, Secretary
Angie Shepherd, Member
Sara Fife, Member

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ANNOUNCEMENT: 
There will not be a Cherokee Challenge Bowl competition in October.  


 

 

NEWS RELEASE

Grove Public schools
 Johnson-O’Malley Parent Committee MEETING

The Johnson-O’Malley Parent Advisory Committee will hold its regular meeting on Tuesday, September 1, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. in the Grove Public Schools Administration Building, 310 South Broadway.  The agenda for the meeting includes a discussion and vote to fill the vacant member position; the annual discussion, review, and vote to approve or not approve the JOM By-laws; and the review of the needs assessment.

Parents or guardians of children who are members of a federally recognized tribe are encouraged to attend.  All parents/guardians must have a child enrolled in Grove Public Schools.  For more information concerning the Johnson-O-Malley Program at Grove Public Schools, please contact Cindy Weaver at 918-786-3003 ext. 1107 or cweaver@ridgerunners.net.

Title VI Indian Education COMMITTEE ELECTION and MEETING

The Title VI Indian Education Program will conduct its regular meeting and election for a new parent advisory committee on Tuesday, September 1, 2020, at 6:30 p.m. in the Grove Public Schools Administration Building, 310 South Broadway.  The agenda for the meeting includes the annual election of the Title VI Parent Advisory Committee; approval of the 2021 committee meeting dates; approval of the Title VI Indian Education By-Laws; review of 2020 spring semester grades and attendance for Native American students; and review of the needs assessment.

Those persons eligible to vote in the committee election are parents or guardians of Indian students enrolled in Grove Public Schools, teachers of Indian children, and Indian secondary school students. More than one-half of the total committee members must be parents of eligible Indian students.  The term of office is one year. The program director and the current parent committee will be present to discuss the program and answer questions. For more information concerning the Title VI Indian Education program at Grove Public Schools, please contact Cindy Weaver at 918-786-3003 ext. 1107 or cweaver@ridgerunners.net.


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Johnson O'Malley (JOM) Program

Eligibility: Students must be a member of a federally recognized tribe or have a CDIB card or agency letter and meet their tribe's membership criteria.

Services: •School Supplies •Senior Cap /Gown ($30) •ACT ($30) •Incentive Awards •Science Fair Boards •Cultural Specialists/Presentations •Cultural Competitions •Native American Organizations (OCIE, OISHS, NASA, etc.) Student Dues •Cultural Instructional Materials

Title VI Indian Education Program

Eligibility: Students must meet the following criteria (1) be a member (as defined by the Indian tribe or band) of an Indian tribe or band, including those Indian tribe or bands terminated since 1940, and those recognized by the State in which the tribe or band reside; or (2) a descendant in the first or second degree (parent or grand parent) as described in (1), or (3) considered by the Secretary of the Interior to be an Indian for any purpose, or (4) an Eskimo or Aleut, or other Alaska Native or (5) a member of an organized Indian group that received a grant under the Indian Education Act of 1988 as it was in effect October 19, 1994.

Services: •Native American Studies Classes •Cherokee Language Classes•Native American Art Classes •AP Testing•Tutoring •Supplies for Native American classes •Cultural Specialists •Cultural Competitions/Activities including Heritage Club •Field Trips •Guest Presenters •College and Career Information


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