This program is provided for Tribal Member and 1st Generation students in Pre-K thru 12th Grade. Parents receive a $300 gift card for each student to help with the purchase of school clothing and supplies. Each Tribal Member household with a Tribal Member student or 1st Generation student is allowed to be reimbursed $600 for one computer device every four years. This program operates from July 1st to September 30th. Contact Magen Weaver for more information.
For computer reimbursement, the School Supply Reimbursement Application (page 1), the School Supply Reimbursement Computer Form (page 2), and the School Supply Reimbursement Notarized Bank Form must be completed; the original computer receipt must also be submitted.
This program operates during the school year and is for Tribal Member and 1st Generation students in K-12th grade. Participating students must achieve A honor, A/B honor roll and/or perfect attendance. As long as a participating student has A, A/B honor or perfect attendance during each grading period, they will receive an incentive. Each student has 4 grading periods, so they have four chances to receive an incentive within the school year. A special end of the year celebration is held for those students who have maintained these achievements throughout the school year. Contact Kimberly S. McGhee for more information.
This program features a week long look at political life in Washington, DC and takes place in February each year, in conjunction with Native American Impact week and USET. Selected students must be Tribal Member or 1st Generation student in the 9th-12th grade and must be 15 years old at the time applications are due. Applications are made available beginning in August each year and will be posted to the Tribe’s website. Please contact Kimberly S. McGhee for more information.
Effective immediately, the Summer Camp Reimbursement Program will be phased out. It will now be combined with the Extracurricular Reimbursement Program, and the allotment will increase to cover the cost of camps that take place throughout the year as well as extracurricular activities.
Qualifying students will be eligible to receive up to $1,500.00 for extracurricular activities and camps per program year. This program will be operated from August 1, 2017 thru July 31, 2018. Reimbursements that have taken place when the program restarted which was August 1, 2017 will be deducted from the student's $1,500 allotment for this program year.
This program begins in August each year and continues through May. Services include: homework help for all grades K-12th, computer lab usage and assistance for special projects. This program is for tribal members, 1st generation and tribal member household students, and is offered Monday-Thursday, 5:00-7:30pm, in the Education Department. Contact Kimberly S. McGhee for more information.
This program begins in September each school year and is available to Tribal Member and 1st Generation students in K-6th grade. To qualify for tutoring services a student must have a “c” or lower on their progress report/report card, have been recommended by a teacher or have an IEP in place/learning disability. Contact Kimberly S. McGhee for more information.
After School Tutors:
(251) 368-9136 ext. 2244
Tutoring services for Tribal Member and 1st Generation teens are offered Monday-Friday by appointment or during Homework Club. Contact Kimberly S. McGhee for more information.
This program is provided for Tribal Members and 1st Generation ages 16 and older who are interested in obtaining their GED. GED books, calculators, and one on one tutoring is provided. GED classes are offered every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday night from 5:00 -7:00 PM. A voucher to pay for the GED test will be provided to qualified Tribal Members and 1st Generation Indian Descent. Contact Billie McGhee for more information.
This program is provided for Tribal Members and 1st Generation High School students. This program allows the student to work in a Tribal Department and receive an hourly pay rate. Students must be enrolled in their High School CO-OP program. Please contact Billie McGhee for more information.
There are aides located in the local schools (Huxford Elementary- Krystal Rolin and Amy Johns; Escambia Academy- Destini Bethea; Escambia County High School- Christyn Sells) to help Tribal students academically. Parents must fill out a Title VII form in order for their student to receive assistance from the aides. Aides provide tutoring services on a daily basis to students who need assistance. If you feel your student may need assistance please contact Krystal Rolin for more information.Destini Bethea
This program is a Pre-K Program designed to meet the development and academic needs of four-year old children. Children are also presented with the opportunity to learn about their Native Culture and Language. This program accepts 20 children each year and the selection process is based on Tribal Member preference. This program operates from August to May each school year.
This application may be completed and printed for submission; if you prefer, you can download and complete for submission.
Applications will NOT be accepted until April 2-23, 2018 between the hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. All applications must be submitted to the Education Department, applications turned in at the Fred L. McGhee Learning Center will NOT be accepted.Shirley Nettles