Central Schools will have a substitute teacher training in our administration building in Shiprock, on Friday, February 28, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Please, submit an online application before attending training at www.ess.com. Thank you.
BUDGET PUBLIC HEARING DATES
Central Consolidated School District would like to invite our parents and community to know more about our budget and how it will be used in 2020 and 2021. CCSD will hold public hearings on their budget on March 2 in Kirtland, March 3 in Shiprock, and March 5 Newcomb. All hearings will start at 5:00 p.m. See you there!
Congratulations to the following future scientists and their great work at the CCSD Science Fair 2020! [Continue reading]
ART CONTEST 2020
To enter the contest, please draw or paint an image representing: “What would it be like if animals could be teachers, principals, or school staff?” The only limit is your imagination! Go to ArtContest.ESS.com to enter and for contest details. The contest starts on January 27th and continues to March 20th.
In The News
April 2, 2019 – The Guardian
Dire streets: muddied roads and broken promises on the Navajo nation
For Cindy Theodore, transportation coordinator for the Central Consolidated School District (CCSD), watching the weather and predicting road conditions is a full-time job. Continue reading
March 22, 2019 – Santa Fe New Mexican
Lujan Grisham signs landmark clean energy bill
The new law sets up a $20 million fund to aid displaced workers and mandates any energy sources that replace the San Juan plant’s output be located in the Central Consolidated School District, which stands to lose a big chunk of its tax revenue from the facility’s closure. Continue reading
March 12, 2019 – Santa Fe New Mexican
PNM-backed renewable energy bill headed to governor
The bill would set up a $20 million fund to aid displaced workers and mandates any energy sources that replace the San Juan plant’s output be located in the Central Consolidated School District, which covers about 3,000 square miles. Continue reading
March 4, 2019 – Santa Fe New Mexican
Plan for reducing utility carbon output heads to Senate floor
Thanks to a positive recommendation Monday from a Senate committee, the full Senate will hear a bill that would dramatically decrease the amount of carbon coming from electric utilities in the state and help Public Service Company of New Mexico recoup its investments in the coal-burning San Juan Generating Station near Farmington. Continue Reading
February 27, 2019 – Farmington Daily Times
Potential tax holiday among negotiation terms for power plant sale
Farmington’s non-binding letter of intent to sell the San Juan Generating Station to Acme Equities LLC outlines negotiating terms for the sale — including a potential tax holiday. Continue Reading
February 23, 2019 – Santa Fe New Mexican
Shift to renewable energy advances in New Mexico Senate
Terri Benn, superintendent of Central Consolidated Schools, noted that the San Juan Generating Plant provides a huge portion of its operating budget via tax revenues. Continue Reading
February 22, 2019 – New Mexico In Depth
Life after coal: San Juan miners, economists wonder what’s next
The plant’s closure is expected to cost 450 jobs, with substantial ripple effects. San Juan County, San Juan Community College and the Central Consolidated School District are projected to lose nearly $9 million in property tax revenue. Continue Reading
February 22, 2019 – Albuquerque Journal
Opinion: A responsible shift to clean energy
The closure of the San Juan mine and Generating Station in 2022 will eliminate around 450 jobs and create property tax losses for San Juan County, $3.2 million; Central Consolidated School District, $3.5 million; and San Juan Community College, $1.9 million. Continue Reading
February 6, 2019 – Farmington Daily Times
Mill levy fails in Aztec and Bloomfield, passes in CCSD
Aztec Municipal School District Superintendent Kirk Carpenter said it is devastating that voters did not approve a 2-mill levy that would have funded maintenance and technology purchases at the schools. Continue reading
January 14, 2019 – Farmington Daily Times Local school officials say mill funding is crucial to operations
The Central Consolidated School District operates 17 schools, including buildings that have been in operation since the 1950s. Candice Thompson, director of operations for the district, said the money raised from the mill levy pays for everyday items such as light bulbs, filters and paint. Continue reading
It is the intent of Central Consolidated School District (CCSD) that all Indian children of school age have equal access to all programs, services and activities offered within the school district.
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Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits discrimination based on sex in education program or activities, which receive Federal financial assistance. Title IX reads, "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."
All school districts receiving federal financial assistance must designate at least one employee to coordinate their efforts to comply with and carry out their responsibilities under Title IX. This person is referred to as a Title IX coordinator.