Ms. Gloria A. Hale, IESP Director   

           Gloria Hale                                        

    Gloria A. Hale, a Dine’ Navajo professional and, a seasoned Arizona, New Mexico and Colorado educator as a classroom educator, elementary school principal, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum & Instruction and AZ Superintendent of Schools for 24 years. She has had additional leadership experience with the New Mexico public schools as an Indian Education Director enhancing and reinforcing Indigenous tribal language programs, federal Indian Education funded programs such as formula grants, Impact Aid, Johnson O’Malley, and state funding grants. Her experience with the Navajo Bureau of Indian Education and tribally controlled Grant schools gave her the opportunity to work with 66 BIE/Grant schools on the Navajo Nation as the Education Program Administrator and K-12 Grant School Superintendent. She is well versed in school improvement planning, teaching and learning of diverse students especially Native American children. Ms. Hale’s work with K-8 classroom teachers is evident in the curriculum framework designed in 2016 for area Navajo schools aligned to the common core state standards in Math and ELA. Further, Ms. Hale’s past work includes curriculum draft/design with New Mexico PED Native American K-12 History Curriculum Task Force; developed/designed with teachers, the Dine’ Traditional Teachings on Wildlife, A Guide for Teachers, (CD ROM and Lesson Plans); Here, Now and Always, New Mexico American Indian Museum Curriculum on Resiliency and Survival and, Ke’ Iina Curriculum, A Ford Foundation Project.

     Mrs. Sara Cody, Program Secretary/Accountant 
                             Sarah Cody

    Sara's clans are, Todiichiinii/Taneeszhanii and she is originally from Ramah, NM.  She has a deep interest in helping people through Christian Ministry as well as meeting people from various backgrounds.

    Mrs. Terry Hosteenez, Program Data Clerk
    Terry Hosteenez
    My Navajo Clans are:  Biih bitoodnii (Deer Spring), Ta'neeszahnii (Tangle Clan), Kinyaa'aanii (Towering House clan), and Tachii'nii (Red Running into the Water People). 
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    Vacant,  Home School Coordinator
    Killip & Sechrist Elementary Schools
    Ms. Calandra Begay, Home School Coordinator
    Knoles & Thomas Elementary Schools
    Mr. Robert Chee, Home School Coordinator
    Cromer & Puente De Hozho Elementary Schools
    VACANT, Home School Coordinator
    Kinsey & Marshall
    Mr. Al ScottNative American Academic Advisor
    Summit High School & DeMiguel Elementary School 
    He has worked at South Beaver Magnet School, DeMiguel and Kinsey Community School. He has earned to BA from BIOLA University in southern California. In 1999 he completed his Master’s degree from Northern Arizona University in Education/Human Relations. He is married and has two step-children and 2 grandchildren. Al enjoys spending time with his grandchildren in Prescott, Arizona. He also enjoys playing in bands any chance he can get.   

    Mrs. Pam White-Hansen, Native American Academic Advisor 
    Sinagua Middle School 


    Ms. Belinda Yoyokie, Native American Academic Advisor
    Mount Elden Middle School
    My name is Belinda Yoyokie, I am the Native American Academic Advisor at Mount Elden Middle School. I am half Navajo and Hopi. My clans are Todich' ii' nii born for the Spider Clan. My hobbies include trail running, the outdoors, being with my family and friends and above all helping students succeed in life. I can be contacted at 928.773.8253 or byoyokie@fusd1.org  
    Ms. Ella Mase, Home School Coordinator
    Sinagua Middle School
    Mrs. Georgia Riggs, Home School Coordinator
    Mount Elden Middle School

    Mr. Darrell MarksNative American Academic Advisor 
    Flagstaff High School
                            Ms. Shannon Taylor, Native American Academic Advisor
    Coconino High School
    She is a graduate of Coconino HS and has a M.ED in Bilingual and Multicultural Education from NAU. Shannon has worked for FUSD since 2006. She is also the Head Cross Country coach at Coconino High School and Distance-Track & Field Coach. 
    Shannon is Navajo (Dine) and is a Flagstaff native. She is of the Mountain Cove clan born for the Towering House clan. Her maternal grandfather is of the Mexican People clan and paternal grandfather is of the Big Water Clan. She has 3 wonderful children and enjoys spending time with her family. 
    Mr. Al Scott, Native American Academic Advisor
    Summit High School
    Ms. Ella Mase, Home School Coordinator
    Coconino High School
    Mrs. Georgia Riggs, Home School Coordinator
    Flagstaff High School
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