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

Title VI Indian Education
2019-20 Parent Committee Members 

Kim Chuculate, 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




OCTOBER 1, 2019 AT 6:00 P.M.



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. 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 with 3 members being elected this year.  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.  

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

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


Officer Elections

October 22, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.

The purpose for the meeting is elect JOM Parent Committee officers and  vote on the meeting dates for 2020. Parents of Native American students attending Grove Public Schools are invited to attend.

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



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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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