Navajo-Hopi Nations,Flagstaff & Winslow News
Fri, Sept. 18

Dr. David Black takes NAVIT Board oath

Black takes his NAVIT oath of office, which was administered by Navajo County Superintendent of Schools, A.J. Brown.

Dr. Black was appointed to the Board after Dr. Robyn Boyd of Winslow resigned. Boyd’s resignation from the NAVIT Board came after his appointment to the Winslow Unified School District Governing Board.

NAVIT is a Joint Technical Education District in which pools together to offer students a better education, as well as earning additional tax dollars for education. The district includes the following eleven school district’s: Winslow, Joseph City, Holbrook, Round Valley, Saint Johns, Show Low, Snowflake, Blue Ridge, Heber, Alchesay and Payson.

The NAVIT program allows students an early chance at career technology classes on their high school campuses. Some of the technical classes offered through NAVIT are: Cosmetology, CNA nursing class, Pre-Nursing, Welding and Industrial maintenance.

The NAVIT program started three years ago with seven programs and currently offers 15 technical classes for qualifying high schoolers.

The NAVIT Board is based and operated just as a regular Governing School Board.

Dr. Black said he was excited to work with the NAVIT Board and be able to still have his concerns and work for the best interests for the Winslow Unified School District.

Dr. Black will serve on the Board until NAVIT Board elections in November 2004.

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