Federal Programs & Indian Education

Dr. Donna Navarrete, Ph.D. 
Executive Director of Data & Accountability/Federal Programs Director

dnavarrete@cuba.k12.nm.us
575-289-3211 ext. 108
505-290-0709 


Raphaelita Phillips
Native American Student Support Program Director/Indian Education Director

rphillips@cuba.k12.nm.us
575-289-3211 ext. 609
505-290-4357


LaVern Wagner
Tranformational Community Engagement Coordinator

lwagner@cuba.k12.nm.us
575-289-3211 ext. 611
505-290-9752

Rose Etsitty
Director of Counseling & Native American Indian Student Support Services
retsitty@cuba.k12.nm.us
505-290-6324

NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH NOVEMBER 2020

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COVID TESTING ON NAVAJO NATION!!!
Do you want updates on when and where to get a COVID-19 test on the Navajo Nation? Click here to enter your contact information, your service unit and chapter to get updates on testing in your area! Here is a sample of current test sites in the Crownpoint service area but register above for more up-to-date information.

Crownpoint Service Unit

*Crownpoint Healthcare Facility: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 8:30 am – 12 pm, Thursday 1-4 pm

*Pueblo Pintado Clinic: Monday through Thursday (WALK IN CLINIC), 9 am – 3:30 pm

*Pueblo Pintado Clinic: Friday (drive up), 9:30 am – 11:30 am, 1 pm – 3:30 pm

*Thoreau Clinic: Monday and Friday (Drive Up), 9 am – 12 pm

*Crownpoint chapter (Navajo Nation employees-ONLY– drive thru): Nov. 25, 2020. 9 am – 4 pm


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ANNOUNCEMENTS!!

*NEED HELP WITH FAFSA?
Northern New Mexico Community College's Financial Aid Office are here to help you with your financial aid needs! CLICK HERE for more information on what you need and how to get help with all your FAFSA needs!

*FAFSA MONEY MONDAYS!
Do you need assistance completing your FAFSA? Click Here for More Info. Virtual training every Monday. For more information or assistance on FAFSA, contact Ms Anna Brown.

*DINE COLLEGE VIRTUAL VISIT
Thinking about attending the first tribal college university? Join Dine College's virtual visit on November 24  to get more information on their schools, campus life, programs, tuition and more! Click Here for Details

*CNM SENIOR NIGHT
Come see what CNM has to offer you after high school at their senior night on December 1. Enter for your chance to win free CNM swag and a $100 scholarship! Click Here for Details

*Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America
Do you want to be a diverse leader in your community? Check out this FREE 7-week Summer Institute at Princeton University: LEDA-Flyer-2020. It's an amazing opportunity for our future naataniis and for our community! Deadline to apply is December 14, 2020.

*UNM EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP PROGRAM
Apply now for Cohort 5 of UNM's Pollen Program- an Administrator Licensure Program for our Native American serving schools in New Mexico. Are you a current Level II or III teacher in our community? Do you already have your masters? Are you thinking about becoming a school administrator? Click Here for DetailsCall for applications is November 1, 2020, packet deadline is February 1, 2021.

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CALLING ALL ARTISTS
Do you attend a tribal college? Are you an incredible artist? Check out this amazing opportunity from the American Indian College Fund and Pendleton! Deadline to enter is January 15, 2021. Visit Pendleton Contest.

 *GREAT OPPORTUNITY: UNM Dine Language Teacher Institute

Are you thinking about becoming a Navajo teacher in our community? Take a look at this amazing opportunity from UNM! Tuition is PAIDUNM DineÄ› Language Teacher Institute.pdf  For more information contact Raphaelita Phillips or UNM contacts on brochure!

*Questions about New Mexico Back-to-School Updates?
Have questions about the Governor's updates on back-to-school or reentry guidelines? Call the Back-to-School Hotline at 1-833-415-0567 or email Family.Engagement@state.nm.us.

*CISD INDIAN EDUCATION FINANCIAL HELP
CISD Indian Education provides reimbursement and financial assistance for the following: 
-Caps & Gowns for Seniors (up to $60)
-Eyeglasses (up to $60)
-Computer Repairs (please submit for our one-time scholarship HERE)

For more information, please contact Raphaelita Phillips and please ensure you have the following:
-Your student is an enrolled member of a Native American tribe and you have provided a copy of your child's CIB to CISD Indian Ed office
-You provide the original receipt for proof of purchase when asking for reimbursement





Federal/State Application Timeline

 Federal/State Application  Date   Amount
Title I May 22, 2020
$715,212.52
Title II
May 22, 2020
 $66,168.50
Title III
May 22, 2020
$19,043.00
Title IV Student Support and Academic Enrichment May 22, 2020 $53,241.63
Title VI Intent to Apply December 31, 2019 NA
Title VI Part I
March 12, 2020
NA 
Title VI Part II
June 19, 2020  $81,912.00
Title VII Impact Aid
January 31, 2020 ** 
  State Bilingual   May 11, 2020
**
 JOM Unexpended Funds  June*
**
 Indian Education Act
 District Initiative
 May 22, 2020
 $90,000.00
 Indigenous Education Initiative We are in a three year grant cycle 2019-2022- depending on available funding $250,000.00
 CARES Act ESSER  June 1, 2020 $596,932.18
 Johnson O'Malley (JOM) We are in a two year grant cycle 2019-2021  $26,756.83
*Approximate date. Deadlines have not been established.
** To be determined.
*** Not yet approved.

Johnson O'Malley Indian Education Parent Committee 

George Aragon- President
Tina Chavez- Vice President
vacant- Secretary


AGENDAS FOR SCHOOL YEAR 2019-2020:
Agenda July 2019.docx
Agenda Sept 2019.docx
Agenda October 2019.docx
Agenda December 2019.docx
Agenda Jan 2020.docx
Agenda Feb 2020.docx
Agenda May 2020 (2).docx
Agenda June 2020 (2).docx
Agenda July 2020 (1).pdf
Agenda August 2020.pdf
Agenda September 2020

MINUTES FOR SCHOOL YEAR 2019-2020:
Minutes for July 2019.docx
Minutes for Sept 2019.docx
Meeting Mins October 2019.docx
Minutes December 2019.docx
Minutes Jan 2020.docx
Minutes Feb 2020.pdf
Minutes May 2020.pdf
Minutes June 2020 (2).pdf
Minutes July 2020
Minutes August 2020


NEXT MEETING DATE/LOCATION: TBD for November 2020

*JOM Needs Assessment Survey Results SY 2020-2021*
JOM Needs Survey 2020


Meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month, unless otherwise requested by IEC members. School messenger alerts are sent out to notify community of meetings each month, as well as posting on the CISD website. If you would like to attend, please note that there is a public comment section in the first few minutes of each meeting, during which parents and community can voice their concerns to IEC members. After doing so, you can request to be placed on the agenda for the following month. Please contact Raphaelita Phillips for more information.
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