Adult Education Program

The purpose of the Adult Education Program is to assist unemployed and/or underemployed tribal members by:

  • Improving educational opportunities for tribal members who lack the level of literacy skills necessary for effective citizenship and productive employment,

  • Provide tribal members with sufficient basic education to enable them to benefit from job training and retraining programs and to obtain and retain productive employment, and

  • Enable tribal members, who so desire, to continue their education to at least the level of completion of adult secondary education (Diploma/GED).

Eligible activities include:

  • Enable Indian adults to acquire basic educational skills, including literacy,

  • Provide educational services or instruction for elderly, disabled, or incarcerated Indian adults,

  • If previously unemployed, purchase apparel that is required by job/duty,

  • Tutor fees for GED exam, and

  • GED exam fees.

Applications are due at least 30 day before the start of the program in which you are applying for. You must be at least sixteen years of age and not currently enrolled in any other formal education program. You must also live in the service area of the Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska which is Brown County, Doniphan County, Richardson County and Holt County.

Adult Education Program Application

Contact Information

Linda Rhodd, Contract/Grant Administrator

3345 B Thrasher Rd.

White Cloud, KS 66094

785-595-3258

lindarhodd@iowas.org

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3345 B Thrasher Rd. White Cloud, KS 66094

Phone: 785-595-3258