Community Learning Center
The Fallon Paiute Shoshone Community Learning Center encourages our tribal and community members to participate in the many programs we have to offer. We hope to encourage, motivate and empower our youth/tribal members to pursue their dreams and reach their educational goals. The mission of the CLC is to protect and enhance the quality of the lives of all our members. We make available training, tutoring, education advice and culture wellness. We would like to help create a healthy, positive environment for the community member fulfill their goals. The center is open:
Monday-Thursday 8:00am- 8:00pm
Friday 8:am- 5:00pm
Saturday and Sunday CLOSED
After School Program
The program serves students that are in the 1st -12th grade on Mondays thru Thursdays from 3:45pm -5:30pm. Students have the option to ride bus from school to the Community Learning Center and are provided with a snack upon arrival at the center. There is homework assistance for those students that need it. The center also provides an opportunity to utilize the computer lab for individualized learning, the library to read, and additional activities such as culture or recreation. At the end of the program students are transported by the CLC staff to home or assigned drop-off area.
Our community library provides a wide variety of reading material for both children and adults. The library has a huge selection of cultural focused books, along with DVDs and videos. If you are interested in checking out items, stop by to complete a patron form.
There is also computers accessible to the community within the center and are currently available for visitors use during business hours.
The goal of the Education Department is to assist students in achieving their academic or career goals. We offer a variety of programs for all levels of learners. In this article we are providing free resources for financial assistance to support students through their college years. The first step in the process is to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) that is available at: https://fafsa.ed.gov/
The Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribe has financial assistance available for enrolled tribal members. The next deadline is June 1, for the Fall semester. A Higher Education, Adult Vocational Training, or Enrichment Scholarship application can be downloaded from the Community Learning Center’s website at: http://www.fpst.org/departments/cultural-affairs/education/. Please contact the CLC Director or a CLC Specialist for additional information regarding the Higher Education process.
Scholarship opportunities are available at:
American Indian College Fund http://www.collegefund.org/
Association on American Indian Affairs http://www.indian-affairs.org/
Cobell Scholarship http://www.aigcs.org/
Western Shoshone Educational Trust Fund http://westernshoshoneeducationtrustfund.com/home
The Community Learning Center Gymnasium is available for rental. Table and chairs are available for checkout through the Tribal Council. The Community Learning Center offers a safe place where the community can interact socially thru active living.
For additional information and resources please contact:
Rochanne Downs, CLC Director
(775) 423-8065, ext. 1001
Leona Mineard, CLC Education Specialist
(775) 423-8065, ext. 1003
Toni Burton, CLC Education Specialist
(775) 423-8065, ext. 1002
Haylee Petrie, CLC Education Specialist
(775) 423-8065, ext.1005
Judy Ann Austin, CLC Education Specialist
(775) 423-8065, ext.1004
Melissa Meza, Tribal Librarian
(775) 423-8065, ext.1007
Community Learning Center
8955 Mission Road
Fallon. NV 89406