Tag: FUSD

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 — 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 — 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 — 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 — 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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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 — Coconino County Superintendent of Schools Hosting Governing Board Informational Sessions March 8 through 15. See more local, state and national education news here

| March 1, 2022
Education Spotlight — Coconino County Superintendent of Schools Hosting Governing Board Informational Sessions March 8 through 15. See more local, state and national education news here

The public is invited to attend local School District Governing Board informational sessions.

The informational sessions, hosted by Superintendent of Schools Cheryl Mango-Paget, will allow time for interested candidates to ask questions and complete required documents. Sessions are free and no appointment is required. 

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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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