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Education Spotlight — Dr. Eric Heiser selected as sixth CCC President. See more local, state and national education news here

Education Spotlight — Dr. Eric Heiser selected as sixth CCC President. See more local, state and national education news here

| October 25, 2022

 The Coconino Community College District Governing Board announced during an Oct. 19 meeting that Dr. Eric Heiser will be the next president of the college.

“After a national search with more than 50 applicants, the District Governing Board is excited to announce the selection of Dr. Heiser as Coconino Community College’s next president,” said Dr. Nat White, chair of the Board. “The college is positioned through the past leadership of Dr. Colleen Smith and community support through the passage of the tax reset, to leap forward in serving the residents of Coconino County – from workforce training and associate degrees to pathways to baccalaureates.”

White added that Dr. Heiser brings successful urban and rural college and national experience that matches well with CCC’s vision and mission and the needs of Coconino County’s residents and businesses.

“I’m incredibly humbled and honored to be selected as the sixth president of Coconino Community College,” Dr. Heiser said. “I’m excited about the bright future ahead for CCC and look forward to working with the wonderful faculty and staff to meet the needs of students in Coconino County.”

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Education Spotlight — Coconino County Education Service Agency Hosts Crisis Intervention Workshop for County Schools Oct. 12-14. See more local, state and national education news here

Education Spotlight — Coconino County Education Service Agency Hosts Crisis Intervention Workshop for County Schools Oct. 12-14. See more local, state and national education news here

| October 18, 2022

The Coconino County Education Service Agency (CCESA) joined community partners and county schools to form a Coconino County School Incident Response Team.   

CCESA, Yavapai Education Service Agency, Arizona Department of Education, and county schools met October 12 – 14, 2022, to engage in crisis prevention, protection, mitigation, response, and recovery to traumatic events at Coconino County schools. Team members also received training in a Crisis Intervention Curriculum that addressed crisis prevention and intervention at schools.

“This program is a school safety and crisis preparedness curriculum developed by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP),” stated Coconino County Superintendent Cheryl Mango-Paget. “This evidence-based training provided school personnel with comprehensive training on how to establish and serve on school safety and crisis response teams. The training provided to schools reinforces improved school climate, student behavior and academic functioning, student resilience, and school staff crisis response capabilities.”

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Education Spotlight — Families can still enjoy Flagstaff Festival of Science Bedtime Stories. See more local, state and national education news here

Education Spotlight — Families can still enjoy Flagstaff Festival of Science Bedtime Stories. See more local, state and national education news here

| October 4, 2022

During the recent 2022 Flagstaff Festival of Science, Northern Arizona authors read their children’s books right at bedtime, during this year’s program, “Bedtime Stories.”

Those stories are still available online. So gather the family up and settle in to hear a story about a science themed adventure!

Science Bedtime Stories from the Flagstaff Festival of Science presented by Brightside Bookshop! They include:

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Education Spotlight — FUSD Honors Hispanic Heritage Month. See more local, state and national education news here

Education Spotlight — FUSD Honors Hispanic Heritage Month. See more local, state and national education news here

| September 20, 2022

The Flagstaff Unified School District is honored to join citizens throughout the country in recognizing September 15 – October 15, 2022 as National Hispanic Heritage Month to highlight the achievements and contributions of Hispanic American champions who have inspired others to achieve success. This month is observed to celebrate the histories, cultures, and contributions of those whose ancestors come from Mexico, the Caribbean, Spain, Central America, and South America. This year’s theme is Unidos: Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation. Please enjoy this performance from Ballet Folklórico de Colores of Flagstaff.

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Education Spotlight — Adult Education learners at CCC take free English course. See more local, state and national education news here

Education Spotlight — Adult Education learners at CCC take free English course. See more local, state and national education news here

| September 6, 2022

By Coconino Community College FLAGSTAFF — Ana Roman met and became best friends with Montserrat “Montse” Rodriguez when they worked together at a Flagstaff restaurant. Rodriguez needed help studying for her United States citizenship exam that she was preparing for, and Roman was happy to help. After Rodriguez passed her citizenship test with flying colors, the […]

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Education Spotlight — Page Unified School District’s 2022 Teacher and Staff Recognition Awards. See more local, state and national education news here

Education Spotlight — Page Unified School District’s 2022 Teacher and Staff Recognition Awards. See more local, state and national education news here

| August 9, 2022

By the Page Unified School District The Page Unified School District recently held its 2022 Teacher and Staff Recognition Awards ceremony. Click here to see photos of the honorees.       Please see other local education news: Arizona Daily Sun — FHS junior headed to Germany as part of international exhange program Arizona Daily Sun — Flood […]

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Education Spotlight — Interim president selected for CCC. See more local, state and national education news here

Education Spotlight — Interim president selected for CCC. See more local, state and national education news here

| August 2, 2022

The District Governing Board for Coconino Community College has selected Dr. Christal M. Albrecht to serve as Interim President while the search for a permanent president is underway.

Dr. Albrecht and her husband are in the process of establishing a temporary residence in Flagstaff and will be on campus in the next two weeks. Dr. Albrecht is recently retired after serving seven years as the president of Alvin Community College in Alvin, Texas.

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Education Spotlight — Flagstaff Chamber Foundation supports scholarships at CCC. See more local, state and national education news here

Education Spotlight — Flagstaff Chamber Foundation supports scholarships at CCC. See more local, state and national education news here

| July 26, 2022

Coconino Community College student Grace Abell works at a preschool in Flagstaff, and her goal is to become an elementary school teacher.

“It’s never really been a question,” Abell said. “It’s all I’ve ever really wanted to do.”

She said she remembers turning 5 years old and bringing her younger sister into the picture.

“Ever since she could sit up, I made her my student,” she said and laughed. “I’ve always had the desire to be a teacher of children.”

Abell is making that goal a reality with the help of scholarships she has received from the Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce Foundation in collaboration with the Helios Education Foundation. In the last two years, the Chamber/Helios partnership has awarded $13,500 in scholarships to CCC students.

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Education Spotlight — Bilingual update — Town of Tusayan Summer Youth Program. See more local, state and national education news here

Education Spotlight — Bilingual update — Town of Tusayan Summer Youth Program. See more local, state and national education news here

| June 21, 2022

The Town of Tusayan is partnering with NAU and GCUSD to provide fun through recreational activities that promote literacy ad creative exploration. NAU students will visit with activities geared toward reading and provide attendees with books to share what they have learned Lunch will be served courtesy of St. Mary’s Food Bank. Please come join the summer fun and we look forward to seeing you there!

When: July 5-28, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, 1- a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Tusayan/Grand Canyon Sports Complex*

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Education Spotlight —  Thriving CCC — Thank you for the support! See more local, state and national education news here

Education Spotlight — Thriving CCC — Thank you for the support! See more local, state and national education news here

| June 7, 2022

Thanks to all of you, the voters of Coconino County, Coconino Community College’s (CCC) Proposition 438 passed by a wide margin in the May 17th election! This means Coconino Community College will add critical programs and continue to provide training for our first responders, construction engineers, and service technicians. The increased funding also means more students will be served including veterans, IT professionals and teachers in Flagstaff, Williams, and Page to further CCC’s reach into our County. Your YES vote made the difference!

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