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Science & Physical Education


The Associate of Science degree is for students in science oriented programs who wish to transfer to a four year program of study.

Biological Sciences program is to promote enhanced knowledge and appreciation of life and of living organisms on earth.

Environmental Sciences prepares students for transferring to a Bachelor of Science degree program in Environmental Science, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, or Science Education for grades 7 through 12. It can be modified for transferring to a B.S. program in other natural science discipline. The program meets the requirements for AGEC-S.

Public Health program is designed for working health professionals as well as those wishing to pursue a health profession that emphasized community and population health. It promotes Navajo concepts of health and wellness. The A.S. in Public Health is either a terminal degree or transfer program to colleges and universities that offer four year prograsm in public health, health education, health promotion, or community health. The program offers two options: the Health Education (Socio-Cultural) Option and the Environmental Public Health Option.

Meet The Instructors


Carrie Cate, Science Faculty
Ph.D., Texas A & M University
(928) 724-6721    e-mail me

Francis M. Burns, , Science Faculty
Ph.D. University of Toledo, Ohio
(928) 724-6723    e-mail me

Brad Messerly, , Science Faculty
D.C. Palmer College of Chiropractic
(928) 724-6710    e-mail me

Margaret Mayer, Science Faculty
M.S., University of Rhode Island
928.724.6722    e-mail me

Barbara A. Klein, Science Faculty
(928) 724-6939 e-mail me

Roberta C. Barbalace, Science Faculty
(928) 724-6717 e-mail me

Anne C. Semrau, Science Faculty
(928) 724-6710 e-mail me

Netallia N. Tsosie, Physical Education Faculty
B.S., Northern Arizona University
(928) 724-6967    e-mail me

Tuba City

Jennifer Buntz, Science Faculty
M.S., Eastern New Mexico University
(928) 283-5113 e-mail me


Mark Bauer, Science Faculty
Ph.D., Northwestern University
(505) 368-3589    e-mail me

Michael P. Begaye, Science Faculty
Ph.D., New Mexico Tech
(505) 368-3581    e-mail me

Christopher Guyer, Science Faculty
M.S., Iowa State University
505-368-3556 ext. 3556 e-mail me

Kathryn Hartzell, Science Faculty
MAT, Pacific University College of Education
ext. 3584 e-mail me

Divison Chair & Contact

Faculty Chair

Donald Robinson, Science Faculty
Ph.D, Maharishi University of Managment
e-mail me


Nesbah Kahn, Administrative Assistant
e-mail me

Room 123A
Gorman Classroom Building (GCB)
Tsaile Campus


Mail to:
Diné College: Science & Physical Education
1 Circle Dr.
Tsaile, AZ 86556