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Announcements from DODE Admin

Welcome to the official website for the Navajo Nation Department of Diné Education. Find news, announcements, meetings, and information on schools and education on the Navajo Nation.

Recent News and Announcements

DODE proposes updated school audit policy & regulations

The Department held an August 8 hearing to discuss proposed updates to its public community school audit policy & regulations and is accepting public comments on the policy. For more information, click here.

Department of Diné Education introduces new Assistant Superintendent

The Department of Diné Education recently introduced newly appointed Assistant Superintendent Dr. Maria Carmen-Moffett. For more information, click here.

Navajo Board of Education elects new officers

The Navajo Nation Board of Education elected new officers as part of reorganization during their February regular meeting. For more information, click here.

A message from Superintendent Begay

Harold G. Begay, Ph.D. was appointed the Superintendent of Schools by the 24th Navajo Nation Council in January. Click here to read his vision for education on the Navajo Nation.

Public Notice - DODE taking public comments on proposed local community school audit policy/regulations

DODE will hold an in-person/virtual public comment hearing on local community school board audit policy/regulations on Monday, August 8. To view the public notice, click here.

Notice - Proposed local community school audit policy/regulations

The Department has drafted administrative rules and regulations regarding the authority of DODE to enforce compliance with all tribally controlled schools regarding the submission of timely audits and related sanctions. To view the proposed regulations, click here.

Notice - Navajo Times offered on Newsline for the Blind

Persons with disabilities will be able to read The Navajo Times with this new addition to the service. For more information, click here.

Affordable Connection Opportunity for New Mexico students

The New Mexico Public Education Department presents an opportunity to help households connect.

Dine Language Culture Assessment Test Dates

Teachers seeking an assessment test date for DLCA can find more details here.

ALERT - Sign up to receive four free COVID-19 test kits

Every home in the U.S. is now eligible to receive four free at-home COVID-19 kits. Click here for more information.

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Dikos Ntsaaígíí-19 (COVID-19)

The Navajo Nation Department of Health has set up a central location for information related to the Navajo Nation’s response to Dikos Ntsaaígíí-19 (COVID-19), the Corona Virus. Please click here, or visit:

At this page, you will also find important information about the virus such as:

  • How it Spreads
  • Symptoms
  • Report Exposure
  • Navajo Reopening
  • Prevention & Treatment
  • Testing
  • FAQ

NDOH is collaborating with DODE to provide numbers of positive COVID-19 cases and possible exposures in Navajo Nation schools on a weekly basis.

To view the Navajo Nation COVID-19 School Dashboard, click here.