Tag: Coconino Community College

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 — Addressing the Arizona teacher shortage.  See more local, state and national education news here

Education Spotlight — Addressing the Arizona teacher shortage. See more local, state and national education news here

| August 30, 2022

NAU, Tolleson Elementary School District and Littleton Elementary School District partnered to create professional career paths and teacher certification for anyone interested in pursuing an NAU degree leading to teacher certification and a rewarding career. Through the Arizona Teachers Academy Scholarship, talented individuals interested in serving Arizona’s students can complete the necessary degree program tuition-free.

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Education Spotlight —  CCC’s first Summer Bridge program achieves goals. See more local, state and national education news here

Education Spotlight — CCC’s first Summer Bridge program achieves goals. See more local, state and national education news here

| August 16, 2022

Nevaeh Talkalai, gaze strong, spoke to her peers so that they might get to know her and she them.

“I’m urban Native,” she said. “I took pride in being Navajo after a racism event and created an anti-racism coalition. I was born in Fort Defiance and lived mostly in Window Rock growing up.”

She recently graduated from Northland Preparatory Academy in Flagstaff and plans on attending university in Michigan. Her goal: To be an advocate and a counselor for Native Americans.

Talkalai was among more than 40 students participating Coconino Community College’s inaugural Summer Bridge program, created as part a larger program devoted to “Strengthening Indigenous Student Success.” The purpose of the SISS program is to improve the success of Native American students attending CCC.

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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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