Native American Education Program

"If you are a student or parent of a Native American preschool to 12th grade student in Mesa and need to speak to someone in the Native American Education Program office, please contact us at 480-472-0580."

Program Information

The Native American Education Program (NAEP) consists of multi-funded,  supplemental supports intended to meet the special academic and cultural needs of Native American students in the areas of reading, math and attendance.

Program Services Highlights

  • Eligible school related expenses for Jr/Sr high school students
  • Supplemental school supplies K-12
  • Referrals to tuition-free indigenous colleges for those that qualify
  • Cultural Immersion
  • Health & Wellness classes for adults & students
  • Indigenous language revitalization
  • Eaglewings Newsletter
  • Home & School Liaison Services
  • Native American Honor Society
  • Graduating Seniors Recognition
*Students must maintain academic and attendance criteria to receive program supports

NAEP is in the News


MPS Native American Education Program Receives STEM Talent Pipeline Grant! Read more from the All About Arizonan News  and The UM.


June 2022 Summer Events

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Family Culture Night, STEAMJunk Crew, Summer Reading - Independent Reading.

NAEP Programming

Official Documents

Indian Policy and Procedures

MPS 2022-2023

Parent Advisory Committee (PAC)
2021 - 22 Returning Students to MPS

Second Semester School Resource Bag


Students with no prior enrollment with MPS

Family Culture Nights - June 2022

Please RSVP for Attendance


Summer Session
May 31, to June 3, 2022

Eaglewings Recognition Form

Office: 480-472-0580

NAEP Office Hours -  

Monday -  Friday

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM


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NAEP Office
1025 North Country Club Drive
Mesa, AZ 85201
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NAEP Eligibility Guidelines
  1. Must be a student enrolled in Mesa Public Schools. 
  2. Meets the student eligibility requirements as an "American Indian/Alaskan Native".
  3. Must file a Title VI Eligibility 506 Form with MPS NAEP office. 
For students to be eligible for MPS NAEP Services, Parents/Legal Guardians will need to complete the Title VI/506 form and the JOM (Johnson O'Malley) form for your student to be counted for funding under the program.  

Please attach a copy of your students supporting documents: Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB) and a copy of Tribal ID or letter from Tribe, Nation, Band or Community stating enrollment or descendancy. 

Title VI Form - Printable

Title VI Form - Fillable

JOM Form - Printable

JOM Form - Fillable

One JOM - Johnson O'Malley form per family.

One Title VI/506 form per enrolled student

MPS Native American Education Program
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2021-2022 MPS NAEP Program Staff