The College of Education at Northern Arizona University hosted the 9th Annual American Indian/Indigenous Teacher Education Conference (AIITEC) June 21-23, 2018. The conference invites community members and educators of all levels to participate in activities designed to better the lives and education of Indigenous children by creating a deeper understanding of how teachers can connect with these students,… Read more
By Heidi Toth
The data are clear: young children taught in ways that reflect and highlight their heritage respond better to what they’re learning.
For Native American children, that means having teachers who are educated in best practices and an appreciation for and understanding of Native American people, cultures and nations. A collaborative program at Northern Arizona University will do just that.
A $500,000 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation—the first grant NAU has earned from the philanthropic organization—is… Read more
High school juniors and seniors who place first in the following event(s) at the Educators Rising Arizona State Leadership Conference are eligible for this NAU scholarship. This scholarship may be combined with other tuition scholarships as long as it does not exceed the full cost of tuition.
Chuck Neuzil is attacking the area’s teacher shortage from the front end. Neuzil is in charge of a program through Northern Arizona University that aims to train future teachers and make it easier for local students intent on careers in education to get on that path.