Federal Programs & Indian Education

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MEET OUR STAFF!


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

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


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

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


LaVern Wagner
Tranformational Community Engagement Coordinator

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

Rose Etsitty

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

 
NAVAJO NATION NEWS:

-COVID VACCINATION REGISTRATION ON NAVAJO NATION

Navajo Nation Covid Vaccine Registration Link
Navajo Nation Department of Health . (928)871-6350; Hotline: 928-871-7014;
Mental Health Helpline: (505)368-1438 or (505)368-1467;


-DID YOU LOSE  YOUR JOB OR HAVE YOUR WORK HOURS BEEN DRASTICALLY REDUCED DUE TO COVID??
 

CLICK HERE  for more information to receive assistance from the Navajo Family Assistance Services!

-NAVAJO NATION EMERGENCY BROADBAND BENEFIT PROGRAM
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Navajo Nation Emergency Broadband- updated 4/2021






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ANNOUNCEMENTS!!
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*COAST TO COAST COLLEGE TOUR
Take a virtual tour of some of the biggest names in college campuses. Admissions officers will be available to answer your questions and offer advice. June 6-10 or June 13-17 at various times. CLICK HERE  for program dates and to register.

*UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA SUMMER INTERNSHIP
Are you a Native American student thinking about pursuing a career in a STEM field? Check out this summer camp that will help you prepare for college and even help you get in! Deadline is extended to June 4, 2021. Details Here!

*SUMMER RESEARCH INSTITUTE WITH CISD & UC BOULDER
CISD is partnering with UC Boulder to bring you a paid internship June 21- July 31, 2021. Get paid to help your community and your school as you learn about various research methods. Open to grades 8th-12th (just completed 7th-11th grades). Click Here for More Info
 

*SUMMER FILMMAKING INTERNSHIP
Paid summer internship at Cuba High School! Open to Juniors (July 12-23) and Seniors (June 14-25). Take a look at this Summer Filmmaking Flyer  for more information or download the Application Here.

*AMERICAN LEGION BOY'S STATE LEADERSHIP
Boy's State Leadership Program is recruiting young men who have just completed their JUNIOR year OR recently graduated Seniors for a virtual session on June 1-June 4, 2021This year's emphasis will be on the topic of democracy, and how to build city, county and state government from the ground up! Contact Tony Navarrete for more info at 505-328-1913 or tony.r.navarrete@nmlegion.org. Click Here to Register.

*NTU SUMMER STEM & SKILLS PROGRAM
Earn college credit from NTU in this fully online 6-week summer program offering 100% tuition assistance! This opportunity is for both high school students and graduates and runs from June 28-July 30! Priority will be given to applicants who register before June 1, deadline to apply is June 25, 2021. See NTU Flyer Here, take a look at the 2021 Summer STEM Class Schedule, and APPLY HERE !!

*CNM COMPUTER UX/UI BOOTCAMP
CNM is providing an opportunity in Computer Science User Experience and User Interface for those between the ages of 18-29. This is a part-time, online training program that will run from August 23- December 3, 2021. Once you complete this program, you will qualify for entry-level jobs within these fields. There are scholarships available to cover tuition, a laptop and other resources needed to complete the program! Deadline to apply is June 28, but spots will fill up fast! Click Here for More Info.


*NAVAJO NATION SCHOLARSHIPS!
Navajo Nation scholarships open March 15! Log on and "Create an Account," once verified, you will be able to apply for student aid from the Navajo Nation!! If you need more assistance, reach out to Ms Brown. Register Here.


*SCHOLARSHIPS
Seniors! Are you wondering what scholarships are available out there? Check out this handy FLYER  for a list of what's available and more! If you have questions or need help, contact Ms Anna Brown. 


 
*FAFSA COACHING
If you are a Native American student in New Mexico, you can receive one-on-one FAFSA Coaching! Click Here for More Details!


*SUMMER JOBS  FOR 16  & OLDER!
The Forest Stewards Youth Corps program is now hiring for Fall Fire & Fuels Program Crew members age 18-25. MORE INFO HERE. Round 2 deadline is June 13FSYC Crew Leaders are also needed for summer, fall, or both- MORE INFO HERE deadline to apply for Round 2 deadline is June 13th.

*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 PAID!UNM 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 $45.50)
-Eyeglasses (up to $60)


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 
June 19, 2020  $81,912.00
Title VII Impact Aid
February 1, 2021 ** 
  State Bilingual   May 11, 2020
**
 JOM Unexpended Funds  One-time fund
$41,082
 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
vacant- Vice President
Keri Toledo- Secretary
**We are currently recruiting for an IEC member. Any parent to a Native American Elementary student is welcome to apply. Send a letter of interest to Mrs. Phillips**


JOM IEC Meeting Agendas:
Agenda July 2019
Agenda October 2019
Agenda December 2019
Agenda January 2020
Agenda February 2020
Agenda May 2020
Agenda June 2020
Agenda July 2020
Agenda August 2020
Agenda September 2020
Agenda December 2020
Agenda Jan 2021
Special Mtg Agenda Jan 2021
Agenda March 2021
Agenda April 2021
Agenda May 2021

JOM IEC Meeting Minutes:
Minutes July 2019
Minutes Sept 2019
Minutes October 2019

Minutes December 2019
Minutes January 2020
Minutes February 2020
Minutes May 2020
Minutes May 2020
Minutes July 2020
Minutes August 2020
Minutes September 2020
Minutes December 2020
Minutes January 2021
Special Meeting Minutes January 2021
Minutes March 2021


NEXT MEETING DATE/LOCATION: 

POSTPONED BUT WILL BE RESCHEDULED!!


Join Zoom Meeting:
IEC June Meeting Link

Meeting ID: 923 0202 0002
Passcode: 994683

Dial by your location      +1 408 638 0968 US (San Jose)
+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)

*JOM Needs Assessment Survey Results SY 2020-2021*
JOM Needs Survey 2020
*JOM Annual Report SY 2019-2020*
SY 19-20 JOM Annual Report
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JOM Indian Education Parent Committee Bylaws SY 2020-2021*
 
JOM ByLaws SY20-21


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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