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Title VI Indian Education

Title VI INDIAN EDUCATION (Formerly Title VII)

Kirby Verret, Coordinator
(985) 868-7903
985.879.6400 Ext. 263 / West Park

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Kathy Verdin, Resource Specialist/Parent Liason
985.876.7172/GCE
985.879.6400 Ext. 263 / West Park

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Mission

Our mission is to enhance and empower our Native American students through a diversity of creative culturally academic and positive programs to improve academic performance and graduation rates while building strong family, community, and school relationships.

This is done by: The Title VII Indian Education Program, addresses the needs of identified Indian students in targeted schools throughout the parish.  Paraprofessionals provide tutoring services through in-class grouping to Indian students in need of reading/language arts and/or math remediation.

Services Provided

  • Academic tutoring
  • Cultural enrichment activities
  • Counseling
  • Career and post secondary training exploration
  • Scholarship information

Student Eligibility

  • The 506 form signed and dated by the parent or legal guardian
  • Once the 506 form is completed, it is good for the duration of the student’s enrollment in the LEA
  • Either Parent/Legal Guardian, student, or Grandparent must claim tribal membership through:
    1. Federally recognized tribe

    2. State recognized tribe

    3. Tribes must be indigenous to the U.S.