Johnson O’Malley (JOM) is a federally-funded program providing supplemental education support for Native American students (enrolled members of federally-recognized tribes) attending public schools. Globe Unified School District receives funding for your students through the San Carlos Apache Tribe education department. This money is managed by the JOM parent committee consisting of five voting members. Committee members must be parents of Native American students attending Globe District schools

 How do your children benefit? JOM funds provide services to Native American students at all levels.

·         Fees for:

o   school sports, up to $75 per year (football, volleyball, basketball, soccer, track, cross country, baseball/softball, wrestling, and spirit line)

o   P.E. uniforms, band, choir, robotics, and FFA

o   summer school/credit recovery for those students not on track for graduation

·         Funds to students upon request for school trips, pre-school tuition assistance, instrument rental assistance, camp and uniform request and other miscellaneous costs approved for school related activities or events.

·         Activities bus for afterschool sports, clubs and tutoring

·         Summer school bus

·         Academic recognition: certificates, t-shirts, graduation stoles

·         Half-salary for the transitional specialist who helps students and K-12 parents in finding resources, developing skills, academic intervention and post-secondary planning. Referrals can be made by staff, parents, or students themselves

We appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you all at the next JOM meeting.  


 

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