The Education Plan
The Education Plan is the manual which outlines the educational programs approved by the Indian Education Committee (IEC). This plan contains the educational goals and objectives which address the educational needs of the Indian Students. In order for the public schools to get supplemental assistance from the JOM Program, the type of assistance requested must be written in the Educational Plan and approved the IEC.
WMAT Tribal Youth Council
The White Mountain Apache Tribal Youth Council is supervised by the JOM Program and was formed as a nonprofit, youth led non-school organization and is an affiliate organization of the United National Indian Tribal Youth (UNITY) Network. Per WMAT Tribal Council Resolution 05-1991-116 the Youth Council serves the needs of youth of the WMAT through activities and programs, while promoting youth leadership development, higher education, good citizenship, service, cultural awareness and cooperation among youth tribal organizations, and the surrounding communities. Another important purpose of the Youth Council is the promotion of leadership qualities, good study habits, self-confidence, cooperation, and good citizenship among White Mountain Apache Youth. (WMAT Res. 05-91-116).
The Indian Education Committee
The Indian Education Committee consists of members appointed by the White Mountain Apache Tribal Council to participate fully in the planning, development, implantation, and evaluation of all JOM related programs, including supplemental and operational support. The Committee serves as the primary committee of the Tribal Education Department and is involved in all aspects of the Tribal Education Program, which includes JOM, Adult Education, Higher Education and Vocational Rehabilitation programs.
The White Mountain Apache Johnson O’Malley Program welcomes all questions and inquiries regarding program objectives, activities and services. For more information, please contact our office at (928) 338-6080.