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Johnson O'Malley Program

What is the Johnson O’Malley Program Act?
It is an act that was implemented in 1934 that ensures that Native American children receive the education opportunities that would not otherwise be provided. It is a supplementary program that provides specialized educational needs of Native American students attending public schools.

Required Documents:                                  

  • Complete JOM application with proper school  official signature
  • Annual community meeting held at the beginning of the academic school year.
  • CDIB or Enrollment Verification

 JOM Parent/Guardian Meetings:

  • Nominations for Parent Committee Officers
  • Discussion of students, school activities, approve budget preparation and educational support issues.
  • JOM Coordinator Reports

Officers of the Parent Committee consists of:
Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, Secretary and Other officers may be appointed as the committee elects.
Purpose of the Committee and JOM Coordinator is to promote the welfare of Indian children and youth in home, school, community, and tribe.