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Dreams are free but a quality education to achieve those dreams can cost a bundle. That's why the Chickasaw Nation wants to help its citizens reach their full potential with grants, scholarships and incentives. Programs are available for all age groups.

The Chickasaw Nation: The Mission of the Division of Education

Lisa John, Chickasaw Nation Secretary of Culture and Humanities

Lisa John, former Education Division Administrator, explains the mission of the Division of Education, and how it informs the processes by which the division serves the citizens of the Nation.

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Chickasaw Nation Division of Education: Real-World Experience

Lisa John, Chickasaw Nation Secretary of Culture and Humanities
Lisa John talks about how her experience as a college student and her background in administration prepared her for her former position.

Chickasaw Nation Division of Education: Building Lasting Relationships

Lisa John, Chickasaw Nation Secretary of Culture and Humanities
Lisa John discusses the reasons why she sees the citizens she serves as family.

Chickasaw Nation Division of Education: The Chickasaw Reading Program

Lisa John, Chickasaw Nation Secretary of Culture and Humanities
Lisa John explains one way her division is helping children develop a love of reading.

Chickasaw Nation Division of Education: Chickasaw Nation Scholarships

Lisa John, Chickasaw Nation Secretary of Culture and Humanities
Lisa John gives an overview of the two main scholarships the Nation offers, as well as general guidelines on who is eligible to apply.

Chickasaw Nation Division of Education: Partners in Education

Lisa John, Chickasaw Nation Secretary of Culture and Humanities
Lisa John discusses the partnerships that the Chickasaw Nation has developed with local schools and organizations.

Chickasaw Nation Division of Education: The Impact of Education

Lisa John, Chickasaw Nation Secretary of Culture and Humanities
Education not only helps individuals achieve success, it also pays dividends toward the success of the Nation as a whole.

The Chickasaw Nation Head Start Program

Danny Wells, Division of Education Administrator
The Chickasaw Nation offers the Head Start program for children between the ages of 3 and 4, until they enter kindergarten.