Pinon Unified School District #4

Johnson O'Malley Program

In accordance with the 25 CFR JOM Regulation, the Navajo Nation Johnson O’Malley (JOM) Guidelines, and Pinon Unified School District, the Johnson O’Malley Indian Education Committee (IEC) continuously evaluates and monitors the JOM Navajo Studies Program & Title VI Indian Education for effectiveness, making necessary improvements, and implementing changes to meet the educational needs of our Native American students. 

The JOM Program supports student achievement and technology integration through Navajo Language, Culture, History, Government, Immersion, and enrichment classes. 

The supplemental funding under JOM supports the following areas to ensure equitable services:

  1. Navajo Language & Culture 

  2. Supplemental Instructional Supplies

  3. Student Educational and Enrichment Travel

The Pinon Unified School District No. 4 Johnson O’Malley (JOM) & Dine Studies Programs annual survey is available for students, parents, and, community members to complete. The results will be used to complete the JOM funding proposal for the next school year as well as guide the Dine Studies teachers in curriculum and instructions.

Students enrolled at Pinon USD 3rd to 12th grade will use the following link:

Parents and community members may use the following link:

Your feedback is important to us. If you already submitted a survey, completing another is unnecessary. Aadoo ahxe hee’ doo adaa’adooł’ya.

If you have any questions, please call the Dine Studies Coordinator at (928) 725-2178 or email [email protected].


Johnson O'Malley Indian Education Committee

Sy24 JOM IEC meetings

Our Johnson O’Malley Indian Education Committee members are committed to providing well-rounded educational opportunities for all students at Pinon USD.

Current Johnson O’Malley Education Committee members:

  • Mrs. Saeville Yazzie - JOM IEC Chairperson - (Pinon/Whippoorwill/Low Mountain)

  • Ms. Nadine Narindrankura - JOM IEC Vice-Chairperson - (Hard Rock/Forest Lake)

  • Ms. Evelyn Mike - JOM IEC Secretary (Blue Gap/Tachee/Cottonwood)

  • Vacant- JOM IEC Member - (Forest Lake/Black Mesa)

  • Mrs. Shawnee Smith-Tracy - JOM Member (Pinon/Whippoorwill/Low Mountain)

  • Ms. Camilla Hosteen - JOM Coordinator

  • Ms. Marita Nez - JOM Clerk

SY'2023-2024 Zoom meeting

UPDATE March 4, 2024

Due to issues with previous Zoom meeting link, we will use the following for the March 4th meeting.

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ID: 85042816473
Passcode: 252006

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Passcode: 252006

JOM IEC Meeting Agendas

JOM Education Plan

The Pinon USD #4 Johnson O'Malley (JOM) Indian Education Committee (IEC) members review and update the JOM Education Plan on an annual basis. The plans are available for you to review and if you have any questions, please call (928) 725-2140 or send an email to [email protected].

SY'2023 - 2024 JOM IEC Education Plan

Dine Stories and Teachings Night SY'23-24

24 Dine Stories and Teachings night