Native American Education Program

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

 

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.

Parent Advisory Committee

NAEP partners with the Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) and is composed of:

  • Parents and guardians of Native American students
  • A teacher representative
  • Secondary student
Family Culture Night immediately follows PAC meetings. 

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 Programming

Official Documents

Parent Advisory Committee (PAC)
2021 NAEP Summer Activities

Summer Reading, Math, STEAM, Family Culture Nights, PK - 1st Reading Fun

Office: 480-472-0580

Summer Hours - NAEP will be open during the month of JUNE only. 

Mon - Thurs - 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. 
REQURED FORMS FOR ELIGIBILTY OF SERVICES
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 descendance. 

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