African American
Student Services

Jimmy Hart, Director
3951 S. Pantano Rd., Rm 302
(at Santa Rita HS)
Tucson, AZ 85730
Phone: (520) 731-7700
Fax: (520) 731-7704
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African American Student Services

5th Annual Multicultural Symposium, March 12, 2015

Building Relationships, Valuing Cultures

Where: Rincon/University High School, 421 N. Arcadia Ave.
When: 4:30 - 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 12
Register online now >>
Proposals to Present accepted through Feb. 27 >>

African American Read-In

Classrooms in schools throughout TUSD will celebrate Black History Month with the African American Read-In. Many teachers and volunteers will read to students from books, selections from novels, short stories, poems, and plays by African American writers and illustrators.

Please join us! If you would like to read at a school, please sign up!

February 2015 Black History Month Facts

February 2015 Black History Month News (PDF)

Saturday Math Help

Saturday Math Help Online Registration >>

Free Saturday Math Help is available! Sponsored by Mexican American Student Services, this math support is offered to all TUSD students in grades 5-12.

Parents, please request math packets or homework from your child's teacher. Please be sure that all students arrive ready to work.

Students are asked to bring math assignments and must bring math work with them each Saturday.

Schedule, information and online registration >>

How to Help Your Child Prepare for College and Career (PDF)


African American Student Services (AASSD) advocates for excellence in the academic, social and emotional achievement of African American students using direct and ancillary services, in collaboration with parents, schools, district personnel and the Tucson community.

Shared Vision

African American Student Services will continually strive for excellence. We will be embedded in every aspect of TUSD. We will ensure that African American students receive the highest quality education. The end result will be the permanent closure of the achievement gap.

AASSD is an empowered department, committed to teamwork, student success and building positive community bonds. We are a valued entity within TUSD who builds relationships between students, parents, schools and communities.

Core Values

  • Integrity
  • Empowerment
  • Teamwork

African American Student Services Overview (PDF)

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