For information on the reopening of Navajo Nation schools, click here
A message from DODE Admin for the 2021-2022 school year

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, NDOH collaborating to monitor COVID situation in schools

The Department of Dine Education continues to collaborate with the Navajo Department of Health to monitor potential COVID-19 cases and exposures in schools on the Navajo Nation. For more information, click here.

Basics of Contact Tracing in Schools & Staff Response

The Navajo Nation Health Command Operations Center gave a presentation on Aug. 10 addressing key questions and providing instructions for schools to prevent and mitigate a potential COVID-19 outbreak. To view the presentation, click here.

OPVP urges schools to submit reopening plans

The Navajo Nation Office of the President and Vice President urged all schools operating on the Navajo Nation to submit their reopening plans to DODE as part of the process for a safe reopening for in-person instruction. To view the release from OPVP, click here.

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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

7/21 NOTICE: NDOH has stated there are fake flyers circulating that say there will be lockdowns and closures. This is false, and only official guidance from the Navajo Nation government should be shared and followed.

To see the flyer in question, click here.