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Education Spotlight — Nomination Deadline is Sept. 15 for Coconino County Teacher of the Year Awards. See more local, state and national education news here

Education Spotlight — Nomination Deadline is Sept. 15 for Coconino County Teacher of the Year Awards. See more local, state and national education news here

| September 13, 2022

The Superintendent of Schools is requesting nominations for the 10th Annual Teacher of the Year, Fifth Annual Rookie Teacher of the Year, and Second Annual Lifetime Achievement Award. The deadline to nominate a worthy teacher is Sept. 15, 2022.

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

Nominations are required for consideration for all three award categories. If nominated, teachers submit a detailed essay application with letters of support. A panel of five judges will score the applications using a rubric and discussion to determine the top six candidates in each category. The top six candidates will then be interviewed. Judges will score the interviews with another rubric to determine the three finalists in each category.

To nominate a candidate for any of the three awards, please submit a completed Coconino County Nomination Form. Forms are available at the County Superintendent of Schools’ website by visiting https://coconino.az.gov/1863/Celebrate

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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

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

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 — Navajo students present Diné Winter Stories. See more local, state and national education news here

Education Spotlight — Navajo students present Diné Winter Stories. See more local, state and national education news here

| December 14, 2021

Students from Page public school grades 9 through 12 presented the Page High School Diné Winter Stories Conference to a large audience on Dec. 1 at the high school’s Cultural Arts Building.

The culturally diverse audience was treated to an unforgettable evening, the culmination of the students’ work during the fall semester. Page High School and Middle School have a strong Navajo Language and Culture program.  

Dressed in traditional attire, students presented the program with the help of a large monitor screen. The students started by presenting the cultural time-scale that spans several “worlds”:  The First World, Nihodilhil (Black World); the Second World, Nihodootlizh (Blue World); and the Third World, Nihaltsoh (Yellow World). We are currently in the Fourth World, Nihalgai, the Glittering or White world.  

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Education Spotlight — NAU’s Institute for Native-serving Educators receives $1 million award to support educator recruitment and retention in Indigenous communities. See more local education news here

Education Spotlight — NAU’s Institute for Native-serving Educators receives $1 million award to support educator recruitment and retention in Indigenous communities. See more local education news here

| June 8, 2021

Believing in the power of teachers and the desire to grow their capacity to write and teach curriculum that is culturally responsive is at the forefront of the Institute for Native-serving Educators (INE), and the Institute just received a $1 million award from the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) to do just that, supporting statewide priorities in education.

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Local Education Spotlight —  CHS CocoNuts Honored with Numerous FIRST Awards. See more local education news here

Local Education Spotlight — CHS CocoNuts Honored with Numerous FIRST Awards. See more local education news here

| May 18, 2021

At a remote award ceremony on May 8, 2021, the Coconino High School “CocoNuts” Robotics Team received several awards for their robot design and continuing positive impact on the community. The CocoNuts were honored with the Autonomous Award, Dean’s List Finalist Award, and Southwestern Region Chairman’s Award. The CocoNuts will have a remote interview in June to compete for the Championship Chairman’s Award, the highest honor a team can receive in FIRST. 

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Local Education Spotlight — STEM City will host virtual STEM nights beginning May 3. See more local education news here

Local Education Spotlight — STEM City will host virtual STEM nights beginning May 3. See more local education news here

| April 27, 2021

STEM City will be hosting virtual STEM nights beginning on Monday, May 3rd with community partner organizations via the groups’ Facebook page, FlagstaffSTEMCity.  Participating organizations are creating science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematic video presentations highlighting their work in the greater Flagstaff community.  The resources will also be made available to area educators as classroom materials to enhance learning opportunities in area schools.

“Unfortunately, we will not be hosting this event in-person this year,” shared STEM City President Mike Thomas.  “We are excited to continue forward with the spirit of this event in a different format, continuing to celebrate STEM in this community, and offer learning opportunities to all that participate.”

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Local Education Spotlight — Free classes at CCC this summer for high school seniors in Coconino County. See more local education news here

Local Education Spotlight — Free classes at CCC this summer for high school seniors in Coconino County. See more local education news here

| April 4, 2021

High school seniors in Coconino County will be able to attend summer classes at Coconino Community College for free.

Thanks to COVID relief funding from the federal government, county high school seniors will be able to get a head start on a college education this summer.

“In keeping with our philosophy of ‘Students First,’ we are using as much of the federal funding as possible to help students get started in college right away,” said CCC President Dr. Colleen A. Smith. “There will also be funding to help students who have needed to take some time away from their college studies due to the many different impacts of the pandemic. Give us a call, or come see us so that you can gear up for summer and fall classes!”

CCC Provost Dr. Nate Southerland said, “This year’s graduating class has really been impacted by COVID, and we want to help them launch their college career successfully. Whether they need to take some remedial classes to catch up on their Math and English skills or get a head start on the classes required for their major, we want our graduating seniors to know that we are here for them.”

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Local Education Spotlight —  CCC students receive more COVID relief funds. See more local education news here

Local Education Spotlight — CCC students receive more COVID relief funds. See more local education news here

| March 16, 2021

Students attending Coconino Community College for the spring semester will receive a new round of federal COVID relief funds to help them with the cost of college.

On Dec. 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Response and Relief and Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA) was passed into law. CCC will be awarding at least $552,365 in financial aid grants to students. The awards will likely range from $100 to $500 depending on the number of applicants. 

“We are thrilled to have an opportunity to continue helping students achieve their education during the pandemic through grants and specialized attention,” said CCC President Dr. Colleen A. Smith. “Through generous help from others, CCC has money to help students go to college, so I encourage you to gear up for summer and fall semester and get started on your future. CCC has both in-person and virtual classes in the schedule.”

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Bilingual update — Summer food programs available in Coconino County

Bilingual update — Summer food programs available in Coconino County

| June 30, 2020

By the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth A variety of summer food programs are available in Coconino County. *** The Flagstaff Unified School District “Grab and Go” food service program continues through July 31, 2020 while the meal service at Kinsey Elementary School will be shifting to a mobile service beginning Monday, June 22.  […]

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FUSD, other districts, continue ‘Grab & Go’ Food Service for students

FUSD, other districts, continue ‘Grab & Go’ Food Service for students

| March 31, 2020

School districts across Coconino County have launched grab and go breakfast and lunch food service during the unanticipated school closures due to COVID-19 outbreak.

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