Title VI Indian Education Program

  • Klahowya! Osiyo! Halito!

    Title VI Indian Education serves as the bridge between families and the district, by providing a rich array of programs and services for students, teachers and parents curriculum and instruction that support District staff.

    We support Native parent/family involvement by promoting parent empowerment and advocacy to ensure fair and equitable access to educational services throughout the Portland Public Schools.


    Title VI Indian Education Act Project

    The work of the Indian Education Project mirrors the mission of Portland Public Schools Strategic Plan to support "all students in achieving their very highest educational and personal potential, to inspire in them an enduring love for learning, and to prepare them to contribute as citizens of a diverse, multicultural, and international community."


    The Indian Education Project Office: Jefferson High School, 5210 N. Kerby, Portland, OR  97217

    An extensive collection of Indian Education resources is located in the Project's Resource Library which is used by Native families, students, and district staff to access enriching curricular and instructional materials and support resources.


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(503) 916-6499

Angie Morrill (Klamath Tribes)
Program Director
503.916.6499 x71112
Sunshine Guzman (Shoshone-Bannock)
Student Support Specialist
503.916.6499 x71125
Valerie Nelson, (Ft. Peck Dakota/Lakota)
Community Agent
503.916.6499 x71118
Kate Damon
Senior Administrative Assistant
503.916.6499 x71113



  • To Apply

    • Fill out a 506 Enrollment Form
    • Email it to indianeducation@pps.net
    • OR mail to 5210 N Kerby Ave. Portland, OR 97217
    • Student must be enrolled in PPS school or contracted program
    • Student must meet federal eligibility requirements (student, parent or grandparent enrolled in a State or Federally-recognized Tribe/Band/Nation)