The Native American Education Formula Grant Program exists to meet the unique academic and cultural needs of American Indian and Alaskan Native Students in the Elko County School District by offering supplemental programs and services in compliance with the federally-funded Indian Education Formula Grant.


Parent Advisory Committee

The Parent Advisory Committee is an equal partner with the Elko County School District in the operation of the Native American Education Formula Grant Program. This committee serves as a liaison between the parents of our tribal communities and the Native American Education Formula Grant Program. The committee offers an additional opportunity for parental involvement in their child's education. Eligibility for membership is in accordance with the Title VI Constitution and By-Laws

Lita Piffero of Elko, Chairperson
Kara Arias of Elko, Vice Chairperson
Carissa Cassadore of Elko, Secretary
Charlotte Atkins of Owyhee, Member
Courtney Thomas of Elko, Member
Barbara Pete of Owyhee, Teacher

Committee Meetings

The committee holds meetings at 4:30 p.m. on the third Monday of each month unless otherwise specified.