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Governing Council

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MEETINGS

The Governing Council of Six Directions Indigenous School meets regularly on the last Tuesday of each month at 5:30 pm classroom F,  2055 NM State Road 602, Gallup, NM 87301. NOTE: for the duration of the COVID-19 Pandemic our Governing Council will meet remotely via Zoom in accordance with the Governor's and Attorney General's guidance.

 

Agendas are available 72 hours prior via this website or from the front office of our school.

Six Directions Special Meeting 

July 15, 2024

4:30 PM  

Location: Zoom 

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Meeting ID: 509 987 4772

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Six Directions Special Meeting - canceled, lack of quorum

June 30, 2024

1:00 PM  

Location: Zoom and In-Person at Six Directions Campus

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Six Directions Special Meeting - canceled, not 72 hours

June 27, 2024

6:16 PM  

Location: Zoom and In-Person at Six Directions Campus

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Six Directions Special Meeting 

June 25, 2024

5:30 PM  

Location: Zoom and In-Person at Six Directions Campus

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Six Directions Special Meeting

June 18, 2024

5:30 PM  

Location: Zoom and In-Person at Six Directions Campus

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Six Directions Special Meeting

May 28, 2024

5:30 PM  

Location: Zoom and In-Person at Six Directions Campus

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Six Directions Special Meeting

April 30, 2024

5:30 PM  

Location: Zoom

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Six Directions Special Meeting

April 1, 2024

5:30 PM  

Location: Zoom

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Six Directions Special Meeting

March 26, 2024

5:30 PM  

Location: Zoom

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Six Directions Special Meeting

March 18, 2024

5:30 PM  

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Six Directions Regular Meeting

February 27, 2024 

5:30 PM  

Location: Hybrid: Six Directions Indigenous School & Zoom

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Six Directions Special Meeting

February 12, 2024

5:30 PM  

Location: Zoom

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Six Directions Regular Meeting

Janurary 23, 2024  

5:30 PM  

Location: Hybrid: Six Directions Indigenous School & Zoom

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Six Directions Special GC Session

December 29, 2023  

5:30 PM  

Location: Hybrid: Six Directions Indigenous School & Zoom

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Six Directions Regular GC Session

December 26, 2023  

5:30 PM  

Location: Zoom

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Six Directions Regular GC Session

December 7, 2023  

5:30 PM  

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Six Directions Regular GC Session

November 28, 2023  

5:30 PM  

Location: Zoom

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Six Directions Regular GC Session

October 30, 2023, 5:30 PM  \

5:30 PM  

Location: (Hybrid) Six Directions Indigenous School Commons 

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Six Directions Regular GC Session

September 26, 2023, 5:30 PM  

5:30 PM  

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Six Directions GC Special Session

September 18, 2023, 5:30 PM  

5:30 PM  

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Six Directions GC Special Session

September 12, 2023, 5:30 PM  

5:30 PM  

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Six Directions GC Board Meeting (Hybrid)

August 29, 2023, 5:30 PM  

5:30 PM  

Location: Six Directions Indigenous School Commons, Gallup, New Mexico, 87301

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Six Directions GC Board Meeting

July 25, 2023, 5:30 PM  
Location: Meeting will be held virtually

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Six Directions Special Board Meeting

July 19, 2023
5:30 PM  
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SDIS Regular Governing Council Meeting 

July 01, 2023
10:00 AM  
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SDIS Regular Governing Council Meeting 

Tuesday, June 27, 2023, 5:30 pm  
Topic: GC Meeting June 27, 2023
Time: Jun 27, 2023 05:30 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

 

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SDIS Regular Governing Council Meeting 

Tuesday, May 30, 2023

5:30 pm  

 

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April 26, 2023, 5:30 PM
SDIS Governing Council Meeting
Location: Virtual
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March 31, 2023, 12:15 PM
SDIS SPECIAL Governing Council Meeting
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March 28, 2023, 5:30 PM
SDIS Regular Governing Council Meeting
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February 28, 2023, 5:30 PM
SDIS Regular Governing Council Meeting
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January 31, 2023, 5:30 PM

Topic: SDIS Regular Governing Council Meeting

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MEMBERS

DR. SHARON HENDERSON-SINGER - Chair

WILHELMINA YAZZIE - Assistant Chair

Dr. Sharon Henderson-Singer, (Towering House People, born for the Tangle People, Near the Water People are her maternal grandparents and Coyote Pass People are her paternal grandparents). Dr. Henderson-Singer is from Black Mesa, Arizona, an area known as Red Butte area and is a mother and a grandmother. Her professional career has centered around children from infancy to adulthood. Dr. Henderson-Singer is an advocate for the reclaiming and sustaining Indigenous languages and cultures for tribal communities, particularly for Navajo (Dine) children. Dr. Henderson-Singer graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s in education with an emphasis in Elementary Education and Native American Language Arts from Northern Arizona University. She also holds a double Master’s in Education Administration and Supervision and in Bilingual Education and Multicultural Education. Dr. Henderson-Singer possessed a Ph.D. in Social Justice with an emphasis in Indigenous education, law and policy from Arizona State University. With over 30 years’ experience in teaching, consulting, leadership, program/curriculum evaluation ranging from early childhood education through postsecondary education, she also holds professional teaching and administrative licenses. Her background includes working successfully with Indigenous, Latinx, and other diverse communities. Dr. Henderson-Singer has designed culturally responsive curriculum and program restructuring plans for PK-18 inner city and rural public schools on and off the Navajo Nation. 

ZOWIE BANTEAH-YUSELEW - Keeper of Records

Zowie Banteah-Yuselew was born and raised in the Zuni Pueblo. She belongs to the Frog clan and a child of the Sun clan. An educator for 18 years, Zowie is passionate about her youth in her Indigenous community of Zuni, New Mexico.  Zowie has been a community advocate primarily in positive youth development as she believes all children have gifts and talents they have yet to uncover. She has taught grades 1-4, and 7th & 8th. In addition to running summer camps and an after-school program. Currently, Zowie teaches 4th grade at Shiwi Ts'ana Elementary in Zuni. She has always felt it was important to give back especially in her community. She earned a Bachelors degree in Psychology & Education from Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts.  The Indigenous cultural space at Mount Holyoke promotes visibility and empowerment for Native American students is named in her honor. Zowie lives in Zuni, NM with her husband Aaron and two teenagers Kioko and Aidan. When COVID-19 hit, she partnered with another mom and  jumped into action to start a successful community pantry. This endeavor brought her and a small group of like minded individuals to serve their community as volunteers to this day. Their Emergency Mobile Pantry is now a permanent entity within the Pueblo of Zuni.

KAREN MALONE - Member

Ya at eeh, Naakai Dine nishliigo, Dutch bashishchiin,  Tabaahidashicheii,  doo Irish dashinali. Hello, I am born of the Mexican People, and born for the Dutch People. My Maternal Grandfather is of the Water’s Edge people while my Paternal Grandfather is of the Irish people.

 

I earned by Bachelor of Science in Education from University of New Mexico and a Master of Education in Educational Administration from Grand Canyon University. I have served on National Assessment of Educational Progress – Standing Reading Committee. 

 

I served as a teacher for 24 years in the state of New Mexico in both public and Bureau Operated Schools under the Department of the Interior; where I taught various grade levels at the elementary, junior high and high school. I also served as head teacher at Wingate High School and Education Specialist (School Improvement) in Tuba City, AZ. I am currently the Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Education Specialist in Window Rock, AZ. I have been with the Bureau of Indian Education, Navajo District, for seven years.

Adeline June  Member

Forthcoming 

FORMER MEMBERS

LANE TOWERY - Former Chair

SAMUEL CROWFOOT

DR. OLIVER TAPAHA - Assistant Chair

BEN SOCE - FORMER CHAIR

DR. TAMARAH PFEIFFER

SUSAN ESTRADA

SHERYL LIVINGSTON - Member

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