Price received the award at the Arizona American Indian Excellence in Leadership Awards ceremony November 4, 2014.
Price is a local and national leader
Price holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education from Arizona State University.
She has been employed by Mesa Public Schools for more than 34 years, as a classroom teacher, media specialist and director of the Native American Education Program.
She actively serves on several community and professional organizations including the Arizona Indian Education Association; Mesa and Scottsdale community colleges’ Native American Advisory Board; ASU Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center American Indian Steering Group; and Arizona Tribal Education Leaders in the Arizona Department of Education.
As the director of the district’s Native American Education Program, Price focuses on student success.
She partners with the program’s parent advisory committee to ensure students have access to a quality education and meaningful activities that help cultivate their heritage.
Mesa Public Schools is pleased to recognize Price’s excellent work and her commitment to the Native American community.