Navajo Nation School Reopening Plan

The Navajo Nation Department of Diné Education is focused on providing a safe, effective reopening of tribal schools that adheres to the correct safety procedures while also taking into account the feedback from teachers, parents, and communities.

Below is a list of all the releases and information pertaining to the Navajo Nation School Reopening Plan. You can find links to download each document by clicking each section.

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.

Finalized Navajo Nation School Reopening Plan

The Department of Diné Education finalized the Navajo Nation School Reopening Plan on March 23, 2021. To view the plan in its entirety, click here.

Navajo Nation School Reopening Assessment

For a Navajo Nation school to reopen, it must pass the assessment prepared by the Department of Diné Education. For more information, click here.

Assessment Team Signature of Attestation

After the School Reopening Readiness Assessment team concludes its evaluation of a school’s reopening plan and premises, they deliver a Signature of Attestation that certifies whether the school qualifies for reopening. To see the form, click here.

Navajo Nation School Safety Guidelines

The content of this guide serves as the safety “must-haves” that all schools on the Navajo Nation must incorporate into their reopening safety plans related specifically to COVID-19. For more information, click here.

School Reopening Plan FAQs

The Navajo Nation School Reopening Plan provides a template for schools on the reservation to safely reopen. For a list of frequently asked questions and answers, click here.