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Federal Programs/JOM/ARP ESSER 3 Plan

Contact List:

 Position     Name     Contact
 Director of Federal Programs David Carriger dcarriger@qpswildcats.com
 Phone: 918-674-2501
 Homeless Liaison     Haley Doherty   hdoherty@qpswildcats.com    
Foster Care Contact Haley Doherty hdoherty@qpswildcats.com

Quapaw Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, veteran status,or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: David Carriger, Quapaw Superintendent of Schools/Title IX Coordinator, 305 West 1st, Quapaw, Oklahoma 74363, (918) 674-2501.



The McKinney-Vento Act includes a “job description” for the local liaison in the form of a list of duties. According to the Act [42 U.S.C. § 11432(g)(6)(A)], local liaisons must ensure that:


(i)children and youth experiencing homelessness are identified by school personnel through outreach and coordination activities with other entities and agencies; 

(ii)children and youth experiencing homelessness are enrolled in, and have a full and equal opportunity to succeed in, schools within the district; 

(iii)children, youth, and families experiencing homelessness have access to and receive educational services for which they are eligible, including Early Head Start and Head Start programs, early intervention services under Part C of the Individual with Disabilities Education Act, and other preschool programs administered by the school district; 

(iv)children, youth, and families experiencing homelessness receive referrals to health care, dental, mental health, substance abuse, housing, and other appropriate services; 

(v)the parents or guardians of students experiencing homelessness are informed of the educational and related opportunities available to their children, and are provided with meaningful opportunities to participate in the education of their children; 

(vi)public notice of the educational rights of students experiencing homelessness is disseminated in locations frequented by families and youth experiencing homelessness, including schools, shelters, public libraries, and soup kitchens, in a manner and form understandable to parents, guardians, and unaccompanied youth; 

(vii)enrollment disputes are mediated in accordance with the provisions of the Act; 

(viii)parents, guardians, and unaccompanied youth experiencing homelessness are fully informed of all transportation services available to McKinney- Vento students, including transportation to the school of origin, and are assisted in accessing transportation; 

(ix)school personnel providing services to students experiencing homelessness receive professional development and other support; and 

(x)unaccompanied youth 

(I) are enrolled in school; 

(II) have opportunities to meet the same challenging State academic standards as other children and youth; and 

(III) are informed of their status as independent students under the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. § 1087vv), and receive assistance verifying this status for purposes of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). 



Federal Policies/Meetings 2021-22/JOM/Indian Education Parents/News/
Title Parent Surveys

Title 1 Annual Meeting 2021-22
Elementary School
August 17 at 5:00 p.m.
Elementary Library
MS Library
August 16 at 4:30 p.m.

Indian Education Parent Committee 2021-22
Chair: Hannah Berryman
Parent Rep: Mariah Tyner
Parent Rep: Linda Davis
Parent Rep: Tonya Blackfox
Faculty Rep: Halie Smith
ES Student Rep: OPEN
MS Student Rep: Bristol Berryman
HS Student Rep: Lacinda Attocknie

Title VI/Impact Aid/JOM Meetings 2021-22
All Meetings at the Quapaw Administration Building, 305 West First Street, Quapaw

August 26, at 5:00 p.m. (Administration Building)
September 21, at 5:00 p.m. (Administration Building)

October 26 at 5:00 p.m. (Administration Building)
November 16, at 5:00 p.m. (Administration Building) Annual Indian Parents Meeting-IPP's/Impact Aid)
December 9 at 5:00 p.m. (Administration Building/ZOOM)
January 26 at 5:00 p.m. (Administration Building)
March 30, 5:00 p.m. (Administration Building)
May 3, at 5:00 p.m. (Administration Building)

Gifted/Talented Meetings
MS Library
September 29 at 4:30 p.m.

Federal Programs



A.   What do you feel are the most important needs of the Native American students in the Quapaw Public Schools? (Please indicate by placing a check mark to the left of the letter). 

____1.   Tutoring: Elementary: ______ MS/HS: ______ 

____2.   Indian Cultural Programs

____3.   Counseling: MS/HS: ______ 

____4.    Math Improvement 

____5.    Classroom Aides 

____6.    Home/School Aides 

____7.   Reading Improvement 

____8.    Educational Support (List): ________________________________________ 

____9.    Indian Studies Program in the Schools 

____10.  More Parental Participation in the Schools 

____11.  Career or Job Orientation and Information 

____12.  Other Suggestions: _______________________________________________ 


B. Rank the three most important needs (in order of priority): 




C. How do you think JOM/Indian Education/Impact Aid funds could be used to meet the needs listed above?


D. Please check the category/categories that describe/s you: 

____ Parent Guardian 
____ Teacher
____ JOM Staff 

____ Committee Member 

____ High School Student 

____ Jr. High Student 

____ Elementary Student 

____ Other