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Title I Parent Center/Community School Education Center

"Bringing Home, Community and School Together"



The Choctaw Tribal School’s parent involvement programs are designed to serve parents and students in the eight Choctaw communities. Each center's staff strives to enhance learning through a wide variety of materials and learning strategies that promote learning opportunities for all ages. The Centers provide educational enrichment for Tribal students in six elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. The schools are located within a seventy-mile radius of the Office of Tribal Government.


Parental involvement programs include the following:

·         Title I Parent Advisory Board

·         Title I Parent Center/Community School Education Center

·         Mobile Education Resource Center

·         Bogue Homa Education Resource Center

·         Crystal Ridge Education Resource Center


Goals of the Centers are to bring home, school and the community closer together, to encourage parents to be teachers of their children, and to help ensure that Choctaw children retain their unique cultural heritage.




·        The Title I Parent Center is located in the Pearl River community.       Phone numbers 601/656-5724 or 601/656-0767. Email diane.johnston@bie.edu.

·         The Mobile Education Resource Center – phone number 601/656-5724. Email – daniel.pilgrim@bie.edu

·         Bogue Homa Education Resource Center located at Sandersville,   MS. Phone number 601/649-1170. Email - sylvia.johnson@bie.edu or troy.nickey@bie.edu.

·         Crystal Ridge Education Center located in the Crystal Ridge community. Phone number 662/773-6669. Email – sylvia.johnson@bie.edu or elsie.hickman@bie.edu


·         Mobile Education Resource Center

·         “I Care” Positive Parenting & Mentoring Curriculum

·         Parent Workshops

·         Tutorial Services

·         Educational Materials for Loan

·         Student Workshops

·         Information & Referrals



 Bogue Homa Education Resource Center – 601/649-1170

Crystal Ridge Education Resource Center – 622/773-6669

Bogue Homa and Crystal Ridge Education Resource Centers are equipped with state of the art computer systems and internet access. Both Centers offer a wide variety of educational resources for children, parents and community members. After school tutoring is offered Monday through Thursday from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. For further information contact Sylvia Johnson at 601/650-1574.


Mobile Education Resource Center 

This unique educational resource bus is an on –wheels version of the Community School Education Center. The bus is designed to promote parent involvement by providing access to technology and enrichment activities. For further information contact Daniel Pilgrim and Dianne Johnston  at 601/656-5724, Sylvia Johnson at 601/650-1574 or visit our web page on the Choctaw Tribal School’s web site.