K-12 Private Education Program Assistance
The K12 Private Education Program assistance is available nationwide for Iowa Tribal Members who have been accepted into an accredited K12 private school. With proper documentation and application, Iowa Tribal members will receive funding for full-time students who are enrolled in a full time accredited K12 education institution. Scholarships are limited to a first come first serve basis. APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 15, 2016.
3rd – 6th Grade After School Program
The Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma is looking for 15 youth 3rd – 6th grades that reside within the ITO service district to sign-up for our new 3rd—6th grade Afterschool Program. Our new Afterschool Program will be an academic program providing instruction on an individualized basis; by certified teachers.
eLearning is learning utilizing electronic technologies to access educational curriculum outside of a traditional classroom. eLearning is an excellent tool for anyone wanting to improve their academic achievement.
The ITO eLearning Classroom program is composed of virtual seats, within the Reading Plus and Think Through Math self-paced computer programs, which are for students 3rd grade through college and adults who need help raising their academic levels or who may need to prepare for GED classes.
Four Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma Students Selected as Ambassadors to National Native Youth Summit in Washington D.C.
Perkins, Oklahoma, August 30, 2016- The Office of Native American Programs at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is hosting a National Native Youth Summit in Washington, DC September 24-27th. Five teams consisting of four people from across the country were selected based on their essays on this year’s theme of Local Empowerment: Self, Spirit, Community, and Connection. Each team consists of two boys and two girls between the ages of 14 and 17 accompanied by an adult team leader.
A team of Iowa Students have been selected to participate in the 2016 National Native Youth Summit. Iowa Tribal Youth Lura Cox, Dasia Miller-Richardson, Elwood McClellan and Daniel Franklin along with Regina Riley, the adult team leader, will travel on full scholarship and represent the Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma at the 2016 HUD National Native Youth Summit.
Each team receives an all-expense paid trip to Washington D.C. and 3 days learning about building their community and developing leadership skills. Students would be trained as Native Youth Ambassadors to implement community development projects when they return home.
The trip also includes a tour of the National Monuments and learning about Federal Indian Policy. They will meet with key staff at HUD and conduct a neighborhood inventory of their own community. The youth teams will learn how to develop and implement a community service project upon returning to their home communities. While in Washington D.C., the Youth Ambassadors will meet with Congressional staff on Capitol Hill.
Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma
(918) 547-2402 ext 209
Click on the following link for information:
IOWA TRIBE OF OKLAHOMA – Report to the Indian People