Welcome to the Indian Education Page
There will be a meeting on Tuesday, August 16, at the Bert Corr Administration Office in Poteau.
JOM will begin at 6:00 pm and the Indian Education will follow at 6:30 pm.
Title VII Program
Title VII is a federally funded program through the Department of Education operating within the Office of Indian Education in Washington, D.C. Funds go directly to local programs to meet academic, social, and cultural needs, as well as college and career planning. All students of Native American descent are eligible to participate whose tribe is recognized by the federal government. Eligibility does not consider income level. Procedures for enrolling your school-age child as a recipient of the program begin with the completion of a Title VII Student Eligibility Certification Form (506), which may be obtained at the Education Service Center or any McAlester school. This form must be approved by the federal program office prior to services.
Johnson O’Malley Program (JOM)
Johnson O’Malley is a federally funded program through the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Indian Education in Washington D.C. McAlester’s Native American Education Program provides the operational support for JOM. Funds provide academic tutoring, counseling, student fieldtrips, and cultural activities. To be eligible for services under JOM, you must submit a copy of your child's Certified Degree of Indian Blood (CDIB) Card, or tribal membership card. Eligibility does not consider income level.
- Tutoring in Reading and Math
- College and Career Counseling
- Summer Enrichment
- Fees for ACT/SAT/AP/PSAT testing reimbursement (pre-approved)
- Academic/Cultural presentation and resources
Essay must be submitted by email on or before April 30, 2016.
Student School & Activity Fund (SSAF) Offers an annual $100 grant to purchase school supplies and clothing for students possessing a Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma tribal membership ID.
The application period will begin October 1, 2015 and close on June 1, 2016. For more information please click here.
INDIAN EDUCATION CONTACT INFORMATION
JULIE MARVIN, COORDINATOR
POTEAU HIGH SCHOOL
100 PIRATE LANE
POTEAU, OK 74953