Education Spotlight: New (Page Unified School District) teachers receive Navajo cultural orientation. See more local education news here

| August 19, 2019

Photo courtesy Lake Powell Chronicle.

By Steven Law •  Special to the Lake Powell Chronicle

Twenty-four newly hired teachers, and two newly-hired counselors, two weeks ago spent a day learning about Navajo culture and traditions as part of their new teacher orientation. About 78 percent of Page Unified School District’s student population is Navajo, and they come from a broad spectrum of backgrounds, home situations and lifestyles.

“It’s something we do to teach our new teachers where their Navajo students are coming from,” said PUSD Human Resources Director Terry Maurer.

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