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

| June 21, 2022
Education Spotlight — Bilingual update — Town of Tusayan Summer Youth Program. See more local, state and national education news here

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

| June 7, 2022
Education Spotlight —  Thriving CCC — Thank you for the support! See more local, state and national education news here

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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Education Spotlight — Voters approve tax reset for CCC. See more local, state and national education news here

| May 31, 2022
Education Spotlight — Voters approve tax reset for CCC. See more local, state and national education news here

Coconino County voters have approved an increase in funding for Coconino Community College.

On Friday, during a special session, the Coconino County Board of Supervisors certified the May 17, 2022, election results for CCC’s request to increase the primary property tax levy to support the college.

“On behalf of Coconino Community College, I would like to thank the voters and the many community members who worked hard to help the ballot initiative be successful,” said CCC President Colleen A. Smith, Ph.D. “Because of them, we can continue our good work moving into a bright future serving students throughout Coconino County.”

The election saw 20,947 ballots cast, which was about 23 percent of the registered voters in Coconino County. Of the ballots cast, the vast majority were submitted by mail. About 64 percent voted in favor of the tax reset for the college.

“It is the board’s job to ensure fiscal responsibility and further your community college’s mission of accessible and affordable educational programs and workforce training,” said Dr. Nat White, Chair of the CCC District Governing Board. “We thank you for your confidence in helping Coconino Community College move to the next level in serving the citizens of Coconino County.”

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Education Spotlight — FUSD Summer Food Service Program Begins June 6. See more local, state and national education news here

| May 24, 2022
Education Spotlight —  FUSD Summer Food Service Program Begins June 6. See more local, state and national education news here

The Flagstaff Unified School District (FUSD) would like to announce the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program for children. Meals will be provided to all children, ages 18 and under, without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.

The summer meals program is a federal program. Due to changes at the federal level, we will no longer be able to offer Grab ‘N Go meals, parent pick-up of meals, or multi-day meals. Meals must be consumed on site.

Meals will be provided at the following sites, dates, and times:

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Education Spotlight — Coconino School Superintendent Cheryl Mango-Paget Announces Nominations for 2023 Teacher of the Year. See more local, state and national education news here

| April 19, 2022
Education Spotlight — Coconino School Superintendent Cheryl Mango-Paget Announces Nominations for 2023 Teacher of the Year. See more local, state and national education news here

The Coconino County Education Service Agency (CCESA) is proud to announce a request for nominations for the 10th Annual Teacher of the Year, 5th Annual Rookie Teacher of the Year, and 2nd Annual Lifetime Achievement Award.

The awards are a distinguished countywide event created to celebrate, honor, and recognize full-time teachers from pre-kindergarten to 12th grade. Even the simple act of nominating a teacher can mean the world to them. Nominating a teacher recognizes them for their hard-work and efforts throughout the academic year. 

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Education Spotlight — FUSD Kindergarten Registration Now Open for the 2022-2023 School Year! See more local, state and national education news here

| April 12, 2022
Education Spotlight — FUSD Kindergarten Registration Now Open for the 2022-2023 School Year! See more local, state and national education news here

Kindergarten registration for the 2022-2023 school year is now open for families. Click here to learn more about kindergarten and register your student today!

Kindergarten is an exciting time for children and their families.  There are lots of questions about what this new stage will look like for your child and we are grateful that you have chosen Flagstaff Unified School District (FUSD) to prepare your child to be successful in the years ahead.  At FUSD, we believe in supporting the whole child – academically and socially, through a collaborative partnership with families and the school.

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Education Spotlight — FUSD to present free Anti-Bullying for Parents webinar on March 31. See more local, state and national education news here

| March 29, 2022
Education Spotlight — FUSD to present free Anti-Bullying for Parents webinar on March 31. See more local, state and national education news here

The Flagstaff Unified School District will present the free parent webinar — Anti-Bullying for Parents, from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 31.

This presentation addresses the different types of bullying, how it’s affecting our youth, and preventative measures parents can take. Presenters will explain why teaching kindness and being empathetic is important and the relationship it has with bullying. Parents and guardians will also receive tips on how to help their child become resilient to criticism.

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Education Spotlight — FUSD Spring Job Fair (March 26). See more local, state and national education news here

| March 15, 2022
Education Spotlight — FUSD Spring Job Fair (March 26). See more local, state and national education news here

Are you looking for a new and rewarding career?  Join us for our Spring 2022 Job Fair and Hiring Event!

DATE: Saturday, March 26, 2022
TIME: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
LOCATION: Coconino High School

No appointment is necessary to attend the job fair. 

This job fair will be focused on our open certified positions such as teaching and nursing.

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Education Spotlight — In congressional testimony, President Cruz Rivera shares critical need for increased access to students from historically underserved communities. See more local, state and national education news here

| March 8, 2022
Education Spotlight —  In congressional testimony, President Cruz Rivera shares critical need for increased access to students from historically underserved communities. See more local, state and national education news here

NAU President José Luis Cruz Rivera testified (March 2) in front of a House subcommittee about the critically important work that Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) and other Minority Serving Institutions do to increase economic mobility and equitable postsecondary educational value and how the United States can better support that work.

Cruz Rivera, himself a product of HSIs, testified in the Higher Education and Workforce Investment Subcommittee hearing on “Investing in Economic Mobility: The Important Role of Hispanic Serving Institutions and Other Minority Serving Institutions.” He advocated for increased investments in HSIs— because of who these institutions serve, how well they serve them, and the individual and collective benefits these investments can generate for the people of the United States of America.

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Education Spotlight — Be Informed: K-12 Aggregate Expenditure Limit. See more local, state and national education news here

| February 15, 2022
Education Spotlight — Be Informed: K-12 Aggregate Expenditure Limit. See more local, state and national education news here

Public schools across the state of Arizona are facing the largest budget cut ever if state legislators and the Governor do not take prompt action, by March 1, 2022, to override a cap on K-12 school spending. Without an override, Arizona school districts, including the Flagstaff Unified School District (FUSD), would be forced to make budget cuts that could impact the ability to maintain programs and staff for the last quarter of the 2021-2022 school year.

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