Kituwah Preservation & Education Program
1. Immersion: The first component is Early Childhood Education, which currently serves over 75 children ages 7 months to seven years. This program is licensed through the NC Division of Health and Human Services, Division of Child Development. Currently New Kituwah holds a four-star license with the state. The second component is Elementary Education, which currently has four classrooms, kindergarten, 1st 2nd and 3rd grades. New Kituwah Academy [Elementary] is an independent school of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
2. Community Based Language Programs: Providing language resources to the community, area schools and individuals. These resources include: translations, language curriculum, training, access to equipment, and online resources.
3. Cultural Resources: Provide cultural and historical interpretation to the public, universities, and schools. Maintain, develop and promote the Junaluska Memorial Site and Museum and serve as liaisons to the Snowbird Community in areas of language and culture.
Renissa Walker, Manager
Telephone (828) 554-6410 Fax (828) 497-0328
Mail: PO Box 486, Cherokee, NC 28719
Gilliam Jackson, Kituwah Academy Administrator 554-6404
Martha Ledford, Early Childhood Supervisor 554-6402
Cynthia Grant, Community Language Supervisor 554-6403
T.J. Holland, Cultural Resources Supervisor 554-4727