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Latest News, PowerSchool and More

Superintendent Benn would like to recognize the Newcomb Skyhawks for the incredible year they are having and with news today that Deondre and Deontay Begay have been invited to compete at the upcoming New Mexico Preps Elite Combine, which takes place Friday, July 26, at Highland High School in Albuquerque.
The Elite Combine is an annual statewide event that features top student-athletes entering their senior, junior, and sophomore seasons. The New Mexico Preps Staff tests the athletes’ 40-time, pro-agility time, broad jump, and bench press (185 pounds). The second part of the event tests positional drills and includes the one-on-one showcase, where the best go against the best.
“I’m simply proud of our young men. It shows how hard work, on and off the field, pays off,” said CCSD Superintendent Terrian Benn.
Sports Physicals for SY 2019/2020 will be on the following days and locations:
July 25 Newcomb High School Nurse's office and classrooms 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
July 29 Kirtland Central High School Classrooms 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 
July 30 Kirtland Central High School Classrooms 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 
August 1 Shiprock High School Classrooms 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 
August 2 Shiprock High School Classrooms 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Attention Special Ed and Pre School Teachers, Diagnosticians, Gifted Teachers, SAT Chairs, Teletherapy EA's, the Power School Special Ed Tie-net Training has been re-scheduled! Training will take place on July 22, 23 and 24 at Shiprock High School. [Click here to sign up]

Hey kids, enjoy a free lunch with us! Central Consolidated School District is sponsoring the summer food service program in the Four Corners Area. Come visit one of our sites in Kirtland, Shiprock, or Newcomb areas! [Click here for more information]  

Career Prep will be offering Night School to benefit students needing credit recovery. The second session will be July 22-August 9, offering English and Math courses. For more information, please call (505) 368-4980.

Summer schedule until August 9, 2019. [Click here for more information]
April 2, 2019 – The Guardian
Dire streets: muddied roads and broken promises on the Navajo nation
For Cindy Theodore, transportation coordinator for the Central Consolidated School District (CCSD), watching the weather and predicting road conditions is a full-time job. Continue reading 
March 22, 2019 – Santa Fe New Mexican
Lujan Grisham signs landmark clean energy bill
The new law sets up a $20 million fund to aid displaced workers and mandates any energy sources that replace the San Juan plant’s output be located in the Central Consolidated School District, which stands to lose a big chunk of its tax revenue from the facility’s closure. Continue reading
March 12, 2019 – Santa Fe New Mexican
PNM-backed renewable energy bill headed to governor
The bill would set up a $20 million fund to aid displaced workers and mandates any energy sources that replace the San Juan plant’s output be located in the Central Consolidated School District, which covers about 3,000 square miles. Continue reading
March 4, 2019 – Santa Fe New Mexican
Plan for reducing utility carbon output heads to Senate floor
Thanks to a positive recommendation Monday from a Senate committee, the full Senate will hear a bill that would dramatically decrease the amount of carbon coming from electric utilities in the state and help Public Service Company of New Mexico recoup its investments in the coal-burning San Juan Generating Station near Farmington. Continue Reading
February 27, 2019 – Farmington Daily Times
Potential tax holiday among negotiation terms for power plant sale
Farmington’s non-binding letter of intent to sell the San Juan Generating Station to Acme Equities LLC outlines negotiating terms for the sale — including a potential tax holiday. Continue Reading
February 23, 2019 – Santa Fe New Mexican
Shift to renewable energy advances in New Mexico Senate
Terri Benn, superintendent of Central Consolidated Schools, noted that the San Juan Generating Plant provides a huge portion of its operating budget via tax revenues. Continue Reading
February 22, 2019 – New Mexico In Depth
Life after coal: San Juan miners, economists wonder what’s next
The plant’s closure is expected to cost 450 jobs, with substantial ripple effects. San Juan County, San Juan Community College and the Central Consolidated School District are projected to lose nearly $9 million in property tax revenue. Continue Reading
February 22, 2019 – Albuquerque Journal
Opinion: A responsible shift to clean energy
The closure of the San Juan mine and Generating Station in 2022 will eliminate around 450 jobs and create property tax losses for San Juan County, $3.2 million; Central Consolidated School District, $3.5 million; and San Juan Community College, $1.9 million. Continue Reading
February 6, 2019 – Farmington Daily Times
Mill levy fails in Aztec and Bloomfield, passes in CCSD
Aztec Municipal School District Superintendent Kirk Carpenter said it is devastating that voters did not approve a 2-mill levy that would have funded maintenance and technology purchases at the schools. Continue reading
January 14, 2019 – Farmington Daily Times
Local school officials say mill funding is crucial to operations
The Central Consolidated School District operates 17 schools, including buildings that have been in operation since the 1950s. Candice Thompson, director of operations for the district, said the money raised from the mill levy pays for everyday items such as light bulbs, filters and paint. Continue reading
It is the intent of Central Consolidated School District (CCSD) that all Indian children of school age have equal access to all programs, services and activities offered within the school district.
If you need assistance with a new account or have lost/forgotten your password, contact:
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits discrimination based on sex in education program or activities, which receive Federal financial assistance. Title IX reads, "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."
All school districts receiving federal financial assistance must designate at least one employee to coordinate their efforts to comply with and carry out their responsibilities under Title IX. This person is referred to as a Title IX coordinator.
Ben Tensay
District Athletic Director
Title IX Coordinator
Central Consolidated Schools
P.O. Box 1199, Shiprock, NM 87420
Phone: (505) 368-2467


July 16 2019School Board Working Session
August 15, 2019 | 4:30 p.m.
[Press Release]  [Agenda]


Please come to the Human Resources Office to receive your 2019-2020 school year contract.
223-245 Contract Day Employees 200-218 Contract Day Employees 178-198 Contract Day Employees
July 08
July 15
July 22
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Custodians, Maintenance, SAO Staff School Clerical and Administration Bus Drivers, Cooks, Instructional Staff, Instructional Support Staff

From the Human Resources Department

We are hiring today
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Human Resources Hours
Monday: 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone: (505) 598-1018  |  HR Fax: (505) 598-1019
Human Resources Staff
  • Director of Human Resources: Margaret Trocheck
  • Coordinator of Human Resources: Tanya Amrine
  • Supervisor of Human Resources: Stephanie Escobar
  • Human Resources Specialist: Melinda Farley
  • Benefits Specialist: Marlena Harvey
  • Clerical - Human Resources: Arielle John
  • Clerical - Human Resources: Shayne Tsosie
  • Administration / Housing Specialist: Martha A Frazier
  • Print Shop Technician: Jerrod Noble