The Student Advisory Council has been created under the administration of Superintendent Kathy Hoffman in her efforts to lift up the voices and perspectives of students and teachers in Arizona. This Student Advisory Council will support the Superintendent’s work to improve education in Arizona with the input of those most affected by the department’s policies.
We are looking for students to serve as advisors on the Student Advisory Council. This year, 15 students from grades 5 through 12 from schools in Arizona will be chosen for this council. The students will serve on the council from October 2019 to July 2020. The Student Advisors will be selected by Friday, October 4, 2019.
Application Process Dates
August 15, 2019: Application Available
September 16, 2019: Applications Due
September 23-29, 2019: Student Interviews Conducted
October 4, 2019: Student Advisors Selected
Council Meeting Schedule 4pm-6p
Wednesday, October 21, 2019
Wednesday, January 29, 2019
Wednesday, April 29, 2019
Go here for application and additional details: http://www.azed.gov/communications/2019/08/15/apply-to-the-student-advisory-council/
Our indigenous youth voices need to be heard!
The Native American Education Program works collaboratively with the Scottsdale Unified School District to support the unique educational and culturally related academic needs of American Indian and Alaska Natives enrolled in Scottsdale Unified schools. The program is funded by Title VI Indian Education Grant and Johnson O’Malley Grant with the purpose to provide the tools to encourage and help the Native American students to graduate and succeed in their college and career endeavors.
This grant is designed to address the unique cultural, language and educationally related academic needs of American Indian and Alaska Native students, including preschool children.
The Johnson O’Malley (JOM) grant provides supplemental funds for programs to meet the special educational needs of eligible JOM students.
The Eleanor Hazelton and Thilda Hartwig Scholarships is providing scholarships for deserving students. The Center for Scholarship Administration, Inc. (CSA), a non-profit, independent organization is the facilitator of the scholarship fund.
Inspire is a no-cost, week-long, residential college readiness program for American Indian high school students from tribal nations in Arizona.
In collaboration with Scottsdale Community College, we help high school students transition to higher education.
Gain an increased awareness of current health recommendations, social interaction with other youth and their parent/guardian(s), enjoyable group activities, and enhance health and self-esteem.
Mohave District Annex, Building B
Instructional Support Specialist
Arcadia High School
480-484-6308 (leave message)