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

Limited Graduation Gatherings permitted under current COVID restrictions

The Navajo Nation Office of the President and Vice President heard a report during the May 6, 2021 town hall that detailed the limitations that reservation residents must follow for graduations. To view the town hall, click here.

(Restriction talk begins around the 37:50 mark.)

Vice President Myron Lizer attends virtual preschool promotion

Navajo Nation Vice President Myron Lizer attended Kayenta ABC Preschool Promotion to congratulate the students on moving onto grade school. To read the story, click here.

Guidelines announced for schools holding limited in-person graduation and promotion ceremonies

The Navajo Department of Health released a series of guidelines that all schools are expected to understand and implement if they are holding limited in-person gatherings for graduations and promotions. For more information, click here.

Department of Dine Education recognizes Teacher Appreciation Week

DODE is encouraging students, parents, and communities to recognize the work their teachers have done to provide a quality education during the pandemic. For more information, click here.

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.

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.