Indian Education


Contact Information:

Cindy Weaver
Indian Education Director
918-786-3003 Ext. 1107

Kristi Collington
Program Coordinator
Cultural Specialist/Teacher
918-786-3003 Ext. 1124

Marilyn McClelland
Cultural Specialist/Teacher
918-786-3003 Ext. 1214

Charlotte Bergman
Indian Education Secretary
918-786-3003 Ext. 1110




September 3, 2019
6:00 p.m. (JOM)
6:30 (Title VI Indian Education)


The Johnson-O’Malley Parent Committee will hold a regular meeting on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. followed by the Title VI Indian Education Committee regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the Grove Public Schools Administration Building at 310 South Broadway.  

Click the "Agenda" link on the left to view the contents of the agendas.

The election for the 2019-2020 Title VI Indian Education Committee members will be conducted at the meeting beginning at 6:30 p.m. Those persons eligible to serve and vote in the committee election are parents or guardians of Native American students enrolled in Grove Public Schools, teachers, and high school students.  More than one-half of the total committee members must be parents of eligible Native American students.  The term of office is one year.  The total number of members shall be not less than 5 and not more than 20. The program director and the current parent committee will be present to discuss the program and answer questions.

JOM Parent Advisory Committee and ‚Äč
Title VI Indian Education Committee


Grove Public Schools encourages parents of Native American students to get involved in the development of the Indian Education Program by serving on the JOM Parent Advisory Committee and/or the Title VI Indian Education Committee.

To serve on the JOM committee, a person must be the parent or guardian of a JOM verified child. School board members or spouses and school employees or spouses cannot serve on the JOM committee.  The JOM committee will consist of 5 members.  Each member is elected to serve a 2 year term. The election for the JOM committee members will be conducted October 1, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.  

The election for the Title VI Indian Education Committee will be September 3, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.  Those persons eligible to serve on the committee and vote in the committee election are parents or guardians of Native American students enrolled in Grove Public Schools, teachers, and high school students. 

Persons who have a prior felony conviction and/or sex offenders are not eligible to serve on the committees.

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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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