Tag: Flagstaff Unified School District

Education Spotlight — Developing future Diné public health leaders starts with early, culturally significant exposure. See more local, state and national education news here

| May 17, 2022
Education Spotlight — Developing future Diné public health leaders starts with early, culturally significant exposure. See more local, state and national education news here

Successfully guiding Diné youth toward health and public health professions begins with two important ideas––start students in a program in high school and cultivate in them a love and understanding of their own cultural, strength-based assets.

Researchers from Diné College and Northern Arizona University explored these findings and other lessons in their recently released publication, “Engaging Native American High School Students in Public Health Career Preparation Through the Indigenous Summer Enhancement Program.”

The publication examines the Indigenous Summer Enhancement Program (ISEP), a one-week summer training program that exposes Native American high school students to public health careers and mentorship in Tsaile, Arizona.

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Education Spotlight — Coconino County seeking nominations for 2023 Teacher of the Year. See more local, state and national education news here

| May 10, 2022
Education Spotlight — Coconino County seeking nominations for 2023 Teacher of the Year. See more local, state and national education news here

By Coconino County The Coconino County Superintendent of Schools Cheryl Mango-Paget is looking for nominations for 2023 Teacher of the Year. The award is a distinguished countywide event created to celebrate, honor, and recognize full-time teachers from pre-kindergarten to 12th grade. To nominate a teacher and for other award categories, please submit a completed Coconino […]

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Education Spotlight — FUSD Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week. See more local, state and national education news here

| May 3, 2022
Education Spotlight — FUSD Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week. See more local, state and national education news here

Thank you Team FUSD! 

Thank you teachers and staff of Flagstaff Unified School District for your dedication, commitment, passion, care, excitement, and empathy.

Team FUSD is filled with so many talented educators – certified and classified staff, licensed professionals, administrators, and substitutes who work together to support and prepare our students for success. Each of your contributions is needed and appreciated.  

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Education Spotlight — Puente de Hózhó educator wins AEA’s 2022 Human and Civil Rights Award. See more local, state and national education news here

| April 26, 2022
Education Spotlight — Puente de Hózhó educator wins AEA’s 2022 Human and Civil Rights Award. See more local, state and national education news here

Jessica Kitterman, an English Language Learning (ELL) specialist at Puente de Hózhó Elementary (PdH) was awarded the Arizona Education Association’s (AEA) Human and Civil Rights Award for 2022.

According to AEA’s website, the award “recognizes Arizona leaders who promote diversity; programs that lead to improved human relations; efforts leading to improved school district support of human and civil rights; or successful implementation of human and civil rights programs.”

Kitterman was nominated by two other educators at PdH for her work with students at the school, her political activism and involvement local nonprofit organizations, including the Ballet Folklorico de Colores and Northern Arizona Interfaith Council (NAIC).

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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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United Way of Northern Arizona — A Very Successful Workplace Campaign

| April 5, 2022
United Way of Northern Arizona — A Very Successful Workplace Campaign

Emphasizing how local programs supported by United Way of Northern Arizona dovetail with their work as educators, the team at Flagstaff Unified School District doubled the number of participants and donations to this year’s workplace campaign.

Almost 60 school district employees raised $10,572 in the most recent workplace drive for UWNA, compared to $5,259 the prior year and well in excess of the stated goal of $6,600.

The two-week campaign was largely accomplished through emails and posters urging FUSD employees to “Step Up for Our Community,” said Kurt F. Steele, Executive Assistant to Superintendent Mike Penca.

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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 — Join Us for the 2022 Community STEM Celebration. See more local, state and national education news here

| March 22, 2022
Education Spotlight — Join Us for the 2022 Community STEM Celebration. See more local, state and national education news here

Share your expertise at the 2022 STEM Celebration!

Saturday, April 30, 2022

1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Ft. Tuthill Fairgrounds

Join us as an exhibitor at the 2022 Community STEM Celebration.

This is the 9th year STEM City and its partners have worked to create this unique opportunity for all of Flagstaff to engage with the STEM community (K-12 schools, college and university educational institutions, businesses, government agencies, non-profit agencies and others).

Hands-on activities, demonstrations and conversations excite participants, expose the community to STEM educational and career opportunities in Flagstaff and celebrate Flagstaff’s designation as “America’s First STEM Community.”

Register here to participate in the 2022 STEM Celebration!

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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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