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 funds are used to meet the unique cultural, language and educational needs of American Indian and Alaska Native students to ensure that all students meet the challenging State academic standard.
(1) Be an American Indian/Alaska Native or a descendant of a biological parent or biological grandparent who is:
(2) Must have a Title VI eligibility 506 form on file with Scottsdale Unified Schools District Native American Education Program office.
(3) Student must be currently enrolled with Scottsdale Unified School District
Title VI forms are for all Native American students currently enrolled with the Scottsdale Unified School District. All portions of the form must be completed in order to be eligible for services.
The Johnson O’Malley (JOM) grant provides supplemental funds for programs to meet the special educational needs of eligible JOM students.
JOM forms are for all eligible Native American students enrolled in the Scottsdale Unified School District. A completed form and a copy of the student’s Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB) are required.
The Native American Science & Engineering Program (NASEP) is a FREE year-long program (week-long summer program with year-long support) designed to provide Native American, Alaskan Native, and Hawaiian Native high school students with the necessary resources to enroll in college and pursue a career in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).
Priority Deadline: February 15, 2019
Summer Dates: June 9–15, 2019
In collaboration with Scottsdale Community College, we help high school students transition to higher education.
Click here to learn more about the Hoop Learning program.
Instructional Support Specialist
Coronado High School
480-484-6800 x 6742
Instructional Support Specialist
Arcadia High School
480-484-6308 (shared office so leave message)
2019 Native American Youth, Educators and Employers (NAYEE) Conference
January 10-12, 2019
For students in 7th—12th grades.
College Horizons Pre-College Workshop
Application Deadline: February 4, 2019
2019 Student Art Show & Sale at the Heard Museum
Submission of entries: March 18–25
Artwork Sale: March 29–April 1
Click here for more details.
ASU Pow Wow to be first cultural festival at the new Sun Devil Stadium
April 12–14, 2019
American Indian dancers and singing groups from across the United States and Canada will be featured at this social gathering that reinforces the common bond and spirituality existing between individuals from many North American nations through singing and dancing.
New play 'Native Nation' to be presented at Steele Indian School Park
April 27–28, 2019
ASU Gammage, in partnership with Cornerstone Theater Company, will present "Native Nation," written by Larissa FastHorse and directed by Michael John Garcés, at Steele Indian School Park at 2 and 7 p.m. April 27–28. This is an indigenous theatrical experience for the whole family with the original people of this land to see the world through their eyes.
Tickets for all events will be for sale on Ticketmaster.