Resources for Students
Below are student resources including current job announcements in Flagstaff and across Arizona. To stay current on COE events, job announcements, NAU student-related events, resources, etc. follow COE’s Facebook page.
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- Pinecone Preschool is Hiring!
- Agua Fria Union High School District is Hiring!
- Liberty Elementary School in Buckeye, AZ is Hiring!
- Haines Borough School District in Alaska is Hiring!
- Winslow Unified School District #1 is Hiring!
- Cave Creek Unified School District is Hiring!
- Leman Academy of Excellence in Tucson, AZ is Hiring!
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NAU’s Professional Education Programs (PEP) consists of 31 undergraduate and graduate programs across five colleges, that prepare teachers and school leaders, counselors, and psychologists. There were 2,018 candidates enrolled in initial teacher preparation programs during Fall 2021 and 518 graduates in FY 2021. There were 488 students enrolled in advanced programs in Fall 2020 and 2250 graduates in FY 2021. In 2017, NAU earned Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) accreditation. PEP manages student teaching placements and ensures candidates meet outlined expectations for the student teaching course. PEP oversees the quality assurance system established to collect and monitor assessment data as well as the accreditation and state approval processes and reporting for education programs leading to licensure in Arizona. PEP also manages the Arizona Teachers Academy at NAU Scholarship & Program, designed to support recruitment and retention of teachers for Arizona’s public schools.
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The Office of the Dean of Students (ODOS) is administering a pilot project for reimbursement of qualified child care expenses through the Higher Education Child Care Project (HECCP) funded by the Arizona Department of Economic Security (ADES). The pilot project end date is June 30, 2024. The purpose of the NAU HECCP is to provide qualified child care assistance to income-eligible undergraduate student-parents (of children age twelve (12) and under) who are enrolled full-time in one of the following programs/areas: School of Nursing, Early Childhood Education, or K-12 Education.
For more information, visit the HECCP website: nau.edu/HECCP
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For a complete list of NAU Resources, visit: Guide to Student Resources
- NAU Coronavirus Updates/Resources
- Louie’s Cupboard (Flagstaff)
- COE Assistance Fund for Emergency Situations (CAFÉS): College of Education (COE) has created a new COE Assistance Fund for Emergency Situations (CAFÉS) to provide support for currently enrolled COE students’ who are experiencing unforeseen hardships and emergencies that require immediate one-time financial assistance. Click here to apply for CAFÉS.
- Lumberjack Emergency Assistance Fund Grants (LEAF): During this new and confusing time, we understand that certain circumstances may leave students in need of extra financial assistance. NAU has created a new Lumberjack Emergency Assistance Fund that provides micro-grants of $250 for students affected by COVID-19. For emergency assistance beyond the virus, NAU’s Lumberjack Emergency Assistance Fund offers up to $500 micro-grants for crises such as fire, illness, or other catastrophic events. Applications for these grants can be found here.
- Mental Health Maintenance (From Green NAU): Health and wellness are critical in times of crisis, and here at Green NAU we’d like to give you some ideas and reminders of how you can maintain your mental health while we adapt to our current situation.
- Be sure to drink water! A change in routine can cause us to forget to take care of our bodies, and hydration is very important.
- Get outside and take in the fresh air! Staying active is important for keeping you and your brain awake and prepared for the day.
- Try and snack on fresh produce rather than salty or fatty snacks – this will improve your mood as well. Here are some fun and easy vegan snack ideas!
- Reach out to friends and family! Set up a Zoom call or Google Hangout so you can catch up with those you don’t get to see while social distancing.
- Try the Headspace app! For short meditations, anxiety-reducing stretching, and fun animations to help visualize mental health! This app is free and incredibly helpful to reduce anxiety and stress.
- Like us on Facebook (Green NAU), and follow us on Instagram and Twitter (@greennau) to stay up-to-date with our sustainable journey as we traverse this new experience together.
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- Arizona Together (Statewide)
- Community Action Agencies (Statewide)
- AZ Food Banks (Statewide)
- Food Pantries (Statewide)
- Spectrum Internet Service: This service offers free broadband internet for 60 days for students. Call (844) 488-8395 for more information.