Native American Education
Q- What is Johnson-O'Malley (JOM)?
A – JOM is a federal program whose main objective is to ensure Tribal citizens receive educational opportunities that would not otherwise be provided through the public school system. JOM is a supplemental program providing special services to JOM Students based on the needs of individual communities
2021 Meeting Dates
- Monday, February 7
- Monday, May 9
- Monday, August 29
- Monday, October 3 – IEC Member Elections
- Thursday, October 13
- Monday, December 12
JOM Meetings begin at 6:00 PM. Title VI begin at 6:10 PM.
Links for Cherokee Programs
Other Tribal JOM Program Links
JOM Student of The Month
Tatem Kegley, a citizen of the Muscogee Tribe, is President of the NA Club, Vice President of STUCO and Secretary of NHS. Kegley has been recognized by the College Board as a National Indigenous Recognition Program winner, and he is on the Oklahoma Indian Honor Society as well as a member of the LEAD team. Additionally Kegley plays on the Varsity tennis team. Kegley has been very involved in numerous school and community projects.
Art Coulson Visit
Native American children’s book author Art Coulson visited all five Pryor School sites sharing his books, talking about the writing and publishing processes, and spoke about how his Native American heritage has influenced his life and writing.
The JOM Program Supported by Parent Involvement
JOM Parent Committee
PPS Site JOM Coordinators