The Mission of the Education Department
To provide a wide-range of support services designed to ensure academic
success while building and maintaining the Yurok cultural identity and
assisting to provide for the health, education, economy and social
wellbeing of our members and future members; and to preserve and
our culture, language and religious beliefs and practices and pass them
on to our children, our grandchildren, and to their grandchildren on,
We have moved!
Note: The Education Administration has moved as of
January 1, 2013 to:
207 Price Mall Crescent City, CA
Crescent City Office 707.465.8305
Please fax all higher ed and childcare applications to the new number.
(This new location includes JOM services for D.N. County & Higher Education)
(Yurok language Program will be housed at the main Klamath Tribal
Attention Students and Graduates!
The USDA is having Career Information services meetings starting this February. Please click below for more information.
USDA Webinar Sessions
Higher Education Students
do not forget to apply for the UIHS H.D. 'Timm' Williams Memorial
Indian Scholarship. The application can be found via the link on the
right . Applications are due by April 4, 2014 to UIHS.
Family Resources after Traumatic Event
click the link above to download resources to support families and providers after a traumatic event
Download 2014-2015 state deadlines here.
Online applications must be submitted by midnight Central Time, June 30, 2014.
Any corrections or updates must be submitted by midnight Central Time, September 24, 2014.
For initial awards - March 2, 2014.
Applicants encouraged to keep a record of their submission by printing
out their online FAFSA confirmation page or obtaining proof of mailing
the FAFSA. Additional form may be required. Contact your financial aid
administrator or your state agency.
Check with the college(s) you are interested in attending. You may also
want to ask your college about its definition of an application
deadline - whether it is the date the college receives your FAFSA, or
the date your FAFSA is processed.
JOM after school application
for services at the Crescent City TANF Office.
Download the Application
The Education Advisory Committee meeting will meet on the following dates:
March 18, 2014 Klamath Office
April 15, 2014 Worthington Office
May 13, 2014 Weitchpec Office
June 24, 2014 Klamath Office
This committee gives input and feedback to all Education Programs for the Yurok Tribe from council appointed representatives.
Priorities for the Coming Year
is a priority for the Education Department to continue to advocate and
apply for increased funding for educational programs and services for
the Yurok Tribe.
- To continuously improve the quality of services provided within all
educational programs including Early Head Start, Head Start, Child
Care, JOM K-12 tutoring, Yurok language, high school guidance services,
and Higher Education and Adult Vocational programs.
- To increase the number of tribal members who are semi-fluent and fluent in the Yurok
Language and culture.
- To continue to identify and document the educational needs, progress and success stories
of our tribal members from all age groups.
- To increase the number of Yurok Tribal members who are graduating
successfully from Early Head Start, Head Start, high school and college
or university with a college degree and/or vocational training
- To increase the number of Yurok Tribal members that apply for
outside scholarship assistance to fund their higher education needs,
including the FAFSA, the Yurok Housing Authority Assistance, the GATES
Scholarship, the American Indian scholarship foundation, as well as
other outside scholarships.
Hoopa-Yurok Vocational Program Schedule
(click to download schedule)