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Superintendent of Schools

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All school districts in the state of Arizona are closed until  April 10,  2020 per Governor Ducey.

Current School District closures past the April 10, 2020 date

      Blue Ridge USD will remain closed until further notice. 

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For the latest information from the Arizona Department of Education regarding CoVid 19 and School Impacts read the following document.

CoVid 19 Arizona Department of Education  

 Office hours Change

Monday - Thursday

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Mission Statement

Navajo County’s Superintendent of Schools and the Education Service Agency’s dedicated team, along with our partners, provide exemplary services to our community in a fiscally-responsible manner.

The Navajo County School Superintendent, Mrs. Jalyn Gerlich, provides professional development for teachers, specialized services through a consortium of member districts, administrative and fiscal support for public school districts. Besides processing payroll and expense vouchers for all districts in the county, the Superintendent handles school board elections, override/bond elections, and school board member appointments. The Superintendent also oversees a variety of programs and special schools in addition to coordinating the Navajo County Spelling Bee and Northeast Regional Science Fair. We are here to provide excellence in education!

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