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
The Elliot Family Scholarship NEW
The Elliot family has made a scholarship available to offset the rising cost of pursing a degree or advanced degree (AA, BA, or Ph.D.). The award amount is $3,000.00, to be used in the field of Education or a related field. If interested please fill out the application.
The African American Student Services Department of Tucson Unified School District (TUSD) is proud to present the winner at its annual “A Legacy of Excellence College Scholarship Banquet”. This event honors outstanding TUSD African American Students, and the individuals and/or organizations that have helped to support and enhance our students’ lives.
Application deadline: April 24, 2015
The scholarship recipient will be recognized at the annual “A Legacy of Excellence Scholarship Banquet”, May 2, 2015 at Loew’s Ventana Canyon Resort.
Application packets can be emailed to: Patricia.Guevara@tusd1.org
Or mailed to: African American Student Services, Attn: Patricia Guevara
Scholarship Application (PDF)
We invite you to celebrate with us as we honor our students.
Your presence will be greatly appreciated on behalf of our department,
TUSD and the students we serve.
Where: University of Arizona
Memorial Student Union Grand Ballroom
1303 E. University Boulevard, Tucson, AZ 85719
Date: April 27, 2015
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Please RSVP to Patricia.Guevara@tusd1.org or 520-584-7500 for more information
We would like you to check-in by 5:00 p.m.
The Program begins promptly at 6:00 p.m.
Refreshments will be served
Parking at the University of Arizona
2nd Street Garage ~ next to the Student Union
Cherry Street Garage ~ near the McKale Center
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.
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.
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.
African American Student Services Overview (PDF)