Arizona Department of Education Updates and Resources
New: Hiring an OIE Project Coordinator
ADE is looking for someone to join our Office of Indian Education as a Program Coordinator! Apply on or before March 19th if you’re interested in this exciting opportunity! Current state/ADE employees can visit https://hrsystems.azdoa.gov/ to apply for the position, or external non-state employees can visit https://state-of-arizona.career-pages.com/home.
Student Advisor Applications
Applications for Student Advisors for the 2021-2022 school year are now open! Represent your community by applying to be a Student Advisor on one of our many advisory councils below. Remember to apply before the deadline of Friday, April 2, 2021.
The Arizona Department of Education’s Post-Secondary Education webpage is growing! New resources are added regularly to help students, teachers, and counselors advance post-secondary education.
Post-Secondary Education Webpage
Resources from OIE Partners and Stakeholders
For Hopi College students: Hopi Education Endowment Fund Survey
The Hopi Education Endowment Fund has been looking for ways to serve Hopi college students during this era of the pandemic. They have created a survey to gauge how they can continue to fund students.
Link to the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HHEEF2021
Save the Date! Gila River Indian Community: Sesame Street in Communities
Sesame Street in Communities is coming to Gila River. The Community Virtual Summit will air on Saturday, March 27, 2021, from 9:00 am. - 10:00 am.
More information coming soon! Please check the Gila River Indian Community Facebook page for more details.
National Indian Education Association: Supporting Student Success in Navajo Nation
It is an exciting time for the students at Navajo Nation-controlled schools. In October 2020, the National Indian Education Association (NIEA) received a grant from Office of Indian Education: “Supporting Student Success in Navajo Nation.” The project will work with Tribally Controlled Schools in Navajo Nation. Students and families will be able to choose from six (6) different direct services:
- Diné Culture and History Courses
- Academic Tutoring
- Career Assessment & Guidance
- Dual Enrollment Program
- Vocational & Technical Training
- Trauma-Informed Counseling Services
If you a student, family member, and/or educator from the Navajo Nation and would like more information please contact Rusty Creed Brown [email protected].
Phoenix Indian Center's Workforce Development
The Phoenix Indian Center has been helping people get into the workforce by providing training and career coaching for over 40 years. They help you create your resume and teach you how to update and target it for each job to which you apply. Their workforce specialists will work with you on your interview skills so that you feel comfortable going into any job interview. Not sure what type of career you want? Our staff will help you determine your strengths and passions to help you make your career choice.
Phoenix Indian Center's Workforce Development
Events from OIE Partners and Stakeholders
Native Health: Resilient Indigenous Youth Council Event – Apache Singing Lesson
March 25, 2021 at 5:30 pm – Registration: https://www.nativehealthphoenix.org/event/riyc-event-apache-singing/
Native Health’s Youth Resiliency Program is hosting an “Apache Singing Lesson” with Joseph Tessay, a member of the White Mountain Apache Tribe from Cibecue, AZ. The Registration Link is provided below to have participants register for the meeting in advance. You will receive via email the link to the Zoom meeting. Use the link above to register and complete the consent form.
Hopi Behavioral Health Services: Understanding Yourself presented by Duane Koyawena
Hopi Behavioral Health Services’ I’m for life Program would like to invite you to attend our zoom presentation “Strengthening Yourself” presented by Duane Koyawena. The presentation will be held on March 25-26, 2021 through Zoom. For more information regarding this presentation or to register, please contact Christine Wilmont at (928) 675-8056 or Charmayne Hardy at [email protected]
Phoenix Indian Center: Boys with Braids Workshop for Teachers and School Personnel
Thursday, April 8, 2021, at 3:30 pm MST – Registration: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYtdeGtrD8jHtXI4_GOGVSG1W8o4GbWcM8Y
Calling all teachers & school personnel for this great professional development opportunity! Increase your cultural awareness and better support your American Indian students. Learn how you can support your male students with braids, and about the importance and power behind Boys with Braids.
Family for Depression Awareness: Pandemic Parenting – Supporting Teen Mental Health
Thursday, April 8, 2021, at 7:00 pm ET – Registration: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_mNLFrdZfTkuYeVhHThXUDA
Registration for the free Pandemic Parenting: Supporting Teen Mental Health webinar is open! In this webinar, Dr. Archana Basu discusses how the pandemic is affecting teen, parent, and family mental health. Dr. Basu provides practical evidence-based ways to manage parental stress and shares tips for communicating with and supporting teens and young adults. Register today and share this free event with caring adults in your community.
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