Welcome to the Talihina Public School Indian Education Page
The Title VI and JOM programs are designed to provide support to our Native American students by creating access to programs and resources that meet their unique educational and culturally related academic needs through a collaboration with Talihina Public Schools and our local Tribe to foster the success of our students.
Title VI Program
Title VI 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. Student's tribal affiliation must be recognized by the federal government. Eligibility does not consider income level. Procedures for enrolling your school-age child as a member of the program begins with the completion of a Title VI Student Eligibility Certification Form (506).
Title VI Committee:
Teacher: Tracy Bryant
Tribal Representative: Eddie Bohanan
Student: Madisson Ludlow
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. The JOM department of the Choctaw Nation provides Talihina’s Indian Education Program the operational support for this program.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/letter. Eligibility does not consider income level.
Christine Ramirez- Chairperson
Kandice Thompson- Vice-Chairperson
Nakisha Garcia-Mejia- Secretary
Other Student Services in collaboration with Choctaw Nation:
Indian Education Contact Information:
Amanda Lloyd, Indian Education Coordinator