Mission Statement

The Education Department’s mission is to create a positive learning environment that promotes educational and social development, healthy living and cultural awareness in order to sustain self-sufficiency and a productive community.

Education Department Components 

The Education Department has been mandated by the Tuolumne Me-Wuk Tribal Council to insure the children of the Tribe are provided with the most comprehensive services possible. At the Tribal Education Department, we provide many programs and services to the Tribal Members, Tribal Entities, and the Tribal community. Education programs in place to provide services include:

  • Early Childhood Program: Acorn Sprouts
  • After School Program
  • Summer School Program
  • GED
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Scholarship – requires Committee Approval
  • Extra-Curricular
  • Computer Loan
  • Library resources and materials
  • Cultural Enrichment

There are eligibility requirements for participation. Please contact us to find out what you are eligible for.

Education Department Locations

Learning Center: 

K-8th Programs – After School Program and Summer School Program

Library that supports the K-8th population

Recreation Program

Language Program

Blue House: 

High School Programs – After School Program and Summer Youth Program

Library to support High School and Adult population

Adult Education Programs

Tobacco Education Program

Scholarship Program

Education Hours of Operation:
  • Acorn Sprouts at the Learning Center: Monday – Friday 8am-12pm
  • After School Program at the Learning Center: Monday – Friday 1:45pm – 6pm
  • Blue House: Monday – Friday 8am-5pm
Forms and Applications

Brochures, Forms and applications are available at our locations – Learning Center and Blue House. Staff is able to provide program information.

  • Extra-curricular Activities
  • Graduation Incentive
  • Registration Forms
  • Scholarship application (PDF)
  • College and Fee Based Education and application
  • GED enrollment form
  • Continuing education and application
  • Summer Youth Program applications will be announced
Contact Us:

You can reach our team via email or phone


  • Learning Center: (209) 928-5332
  • Blue House: (209) 928-5328
  • Administration: (209) 928-5333