Native American Home School Liaison
Title VI/JOM Indian Education
The Indian Education Program provides supplemental educational and supportive services to eligible Title VI/JOM students residing in school districts in Wasco and Hood River Counties.
The purpose of the Title VI/JOM Indian Education Program is to:
meet the unique educational and culturally related academic needs of Native Americans so that these students can achieve the same challenging state standards as all students.
assist in connecting families of Native American students with culture, community and education.
address the culturally related academic needs of Native American students.
extend program services to all qualified Native American students.
improve cultural awareness and self esteem among students.
increase the number of Title VI/JOM Program students successfully completing high school and pursuing higher education.
The student must be enrolled in school in Wasco or Hood River County.
Either the student or a biological parent or grandparent must be or must have been enrolled or recognized by an Indian tribe, group or band.
The parent or guardian of the student needs to complete a Federal “506” Form indicating the student's heritage. Please print Form 506, complete and mail to: Columbia Gorge ESD Title VI Program, 400 East Scenic Drive Suite 207, The Dalles, OR 97058.