Project AAIMS’ (Advancing American Indians in Medical and STEM careers) is a Native Youth Community Project that promotes college and career readiness of Indian children.
Hominy Schools participates in this project with other local schools through the The Osage County Interlocal Cooperative (OCIC) in a grant awarded to the Tribal Education Agency-Osage Nation Education Department (ONED), and the Tribal Education Agency-Otoe-Missouria Education Department (OMED) under The Indian Education Demonstration Grants Program.
Link to Project AAIMS through OCIC for more information
Project LAUNCH (Language Advancement Utilizing Culture and Heritage) is a Native American and Alaska Native Children in School - U.S. Department of Education Title III Discretionary Grant. The goal of this program is to support the teaching, learning and studying of Native American languages while also increasing the English language proficiency of students served.
Hominy Schools and other local districts participate in this project conducted through the Osage County Interlocal Cooperative (OCIC), the Osage Nation Da-Po-Skah Ahn-Ko-Dah-Pi PK Immersion school, the Osage Nation PIPE Program(parent education) and the Osage Nation Book & Resource Mobile. The projects objectives are to increase Native American children’s academic success and performance; Encourage and support Native American language survival; and involve parents to improve early learning outcomes and success.
Link to Project LAUNCH through OCIC for more information.