African American
Student Services

Jimmy Hart, Director
1302 S. Avenida Vega, Rm 27 (Basement)
(at Palo Verde Magnet HS)
Tucson, AZ 85710
Phone: (520) 584-7500
Fax: (520) 584-7502
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African American Student Services

African American Read

We are looking for volunteers to read with students during the 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.

If you are interested in volunteering to read to students in TUSD classrooms, please sign up!

STEM Saturdays
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STEM Club Saturdays

Students in grades 7 and 8 are invited to apply to participate in STEM Saturdays!

Space is limited! Sign up ASAP! Thirty students will be selected to participate.

Where: Palo Verde Magnet High, 1302 S Avenida Vega
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

  • October 24
  • November 14
  • December 12 (All day STEM Summit)
  • January 9
  • February 13
  • March 12
  • April 9

Printable flier (in PDF) | Online Registration

Saturday Math HelpSaturday 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 3-12.

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 >>


Delivering Excellence in Education Every Day through Advocacy, Empowerment, Equity & Intervention.

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

  • Advocacy
  • Integrity
  • Empowerment
  • Teamwork

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