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Message From The Principal
Welcome to ZMS. As we prepare for the upcoming school year we strive for amazing outcomes for all students through Continuous Quality Improvement by reflecting on what worked well and opportunities for growth. During the 2022 - 2023 school year we saw positive growth in every aspect of our student's lives including physical, emotional, mental, behavioral, and academic. Our instructional staff planned and implemented lessons in congruence with the district curriculum and alignment to the State adopted common core standards. Using the NMPED instructional scope 2.0 ZMS worked diligently to accelerate proficiency in ELA and math. We encourage our staff to challenge and support our students through rigorous interactive hands-on learning, using assessment data to plan and adjust instruction to fit the needs of our students.
Moving forward we will continue to set individual, class, grade level, and school wide goals. We appreciate your support and look forward to a productive and successful 2023 - 2024. Feel free to stop by or call the school if you have questions, comments, or concerns.
Dr. Dominique Dosedo
Greetings, my name is Dr. Dominique Dosedo. I was born and raised in Zuni and a proud product of the Zuni Public School District System.
Growing up, my long-term goals were to become a teacher, a counselor, and a principal at the same school I attended, Zuni Middle School. After high school, I attended New Mexico Highlands University, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in secondary education and a Master of Arts degree in licensed professional counseling and school counseling. While in Las Vegas, I had several opportunities to learn and practice teaching, focus on youth mental health, and taught struggling families strategies to understand and work with their at-risk youth. After ten years from home, I returned to Zuni and worked in Gallup for the McKinley County Juvenile Substance Abuse Crisis Center. Once an opportunity in school counseling at ZMS became available, I applied and was hired. I held the position for five years. During my time as a counselor at ZMS, I began my doctoral journey in educational leadership, and a quick five years later, I graduated from Grand Canyon University in April of 2022. I have now entered my second year as principal for ZMS, a position that brings much joy to me personally and professionally.
I commit to working hard to ensure our students have the best teaching, opportunities, and support to achieve at the highest levels. I welcome parents, family, and the community to join in our journey to excellence.
Thank you for choosing ZMS!! Go Falcons!!