It is the educational mission of the Navajo Nation to promote and foster lifelong learning for the Navajo People, and to protect the cultural integrity and sovereignty of the Navajo Nation.

Recent Announcements

Navajo Head Start partners with Navajo Technical University for Summer Boot Camp

Navajo Technical University announced a partnership to assist Navajo Head Start with meeting requirements stipulated by the reauthorized Head Start Act of 2007 around teacher/staff credentials. To view the brochure, click here.

Project I-LAUNCH celebrates National Week of the Young Child

DODE, OSERS, Navajo Project I-LAUNCH, and Growing in Beauty have announced a week of virtual events from April 12 – 16 to celebrate Diné children, families, teachers, and communities. For more information, including event times and links to register, click here.

Professional Development #4 Meeting Agenda

The Office of Standards, Curriculum &Assessment Development announced the next Professional Development meeting for April 14, 2021. To view the agenda, click here.

Board of Education makes recommendation for new Superintendent of Schools

The Navajo Nation Board of Education recommended Harold G. Begay, Ph.D., to fill the vacant Superintendent of Schools position. For more information, click here.

Navajo Nation School Reopening Plan Release

The Department of Diné Education presented the Navajo Nation School Reopening Plan to the Navajo Nation 24th Council on March 17, 2021. For more information, click here.

Navajo Nation Seal of Bilingual Proficiency Assessment

The Department of Diné Education is offering the assessment for no fees to high schools proficient in the Navajo language. For more information, click here.

Department of Diné Education Safety & Guidance Manual
Department of Diné Education
DODE Safety and Guidance Manual for Re-entry into the Workplace PDF
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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 type the following link into the address bar of your web browser:

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

COVID-19 School Information per State


Arizona Department of Education


Bureau of Indian Education Resources


Utah State Board of Education

New Mexico

The State of New Mexico

NM Youth & Families Dept

New Mexico Children, Youth & Families Department

Dine College

Where Your Future Begins!

Navajo Technical University

Navajo Technical University Honors Diné culture and language, while educating for the future.