For information on the reopening of Navajo Nation schools, click here
News and 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.


President Buu Nygren issued Executive Order 03-2024, which calls for school districts serving Diné students to allow them to wear tribal regalia during their graduations.

You may view the order here.


The Health, Education, and Human Services Committee has released a draft of the 2024-2028 School Board Apportionment Plan for written comment.

You may view the draft here.

Recent News and Announcements

Navajo Education Center closed indefinitely

Heating and plumbing issues at the start of January have led to the DODE building closure until an unspecified date.

DODE, Navajo leaders join Tohatchi High School groundbreaking

Tohatchi High School has begun construction on a high school building for their students, staff, and community. DODE leaders and Navajo Nation officials joined school and state leaders for the groundbreaking on Jan. 19

DODE, Navajo leaders recognize Seal of Bilingual Proficiency students

12 students who demonstrated fluency in the Diné language were recognized May 3.

2023-2024 Reauthorization Training Booklet

Schools that are due for reauthorization may access the information booklet about the process 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.

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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.