Governor: K-12 school closings must continue to prevent potential spread of COVID-19
On March 27, the governor issued an executive order that extends the closing of public schools through the end of the school year. See press release here. See answers to Frequently Asked Questions here.
Meals for Families
Breakfast and lunch will be served to children ages 1 to 18, until Friday, May 22, at Kirtland Middle School, Naschitti Elementary School, Newcomb High School, Ojo Amarillo Elementary School, and Shiprock High School. Serving time is 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
New Mexico Crisis and Access Line: 1-855-NMCRISIS (662-7474)
Police will be enforcing stay-at-home order
April 3, 2020, Navajo Times
By Arlyssa Becenti
The Navajo Nation is going to get more strict with those who are not adhering to official recommendations regarding the COVID-19 crisis. As of Thursday night the nation had 241cases with eight verified deaths, an increase of 27 cases over the previous day. For three weeks now Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez, Vice President Myron Lizer and other officials have stressed the need for social distancing and staying at home. There have been orders such as the shelter-in-place order, closing of non-essential businesses, and most recently an 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew. [Continue Reading]
Indian Policies & JOM Information
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. Impact Aid Indian Policies and Procedures
Johnson O’Malley Indian Education Committee and Title VII Indian Parent Advisory Council
[Click here] for information about the New Mexico National Board Certified Teacher Network
[Click here] for information about the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
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.
SAY SOMETHING is a youth violence prevention program from Sandy Hook Promise – a national violence prevention organization. SAY SOMETHING allows youth and adults to submit secure & anonymous safety concerns to help intervene upon at-risk individuals BEFORE they hurt themselves or others.