Lynette Stant, Classroom Instructor
• Arizona's First Native American Teacher of the Year • Summa Cum Laude Academic Distinction graduate • Future Educators Mentor
Last updated 3/20/2023 at 10:17am
Third grade classroom teacher Lynette Stant, member of the Navajo Nation, grew up in Tuba City on the Navajo Reservation. She is a 15-year veteran instructor on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Reservation in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Stant earned her master's degree in elementary education from Arizona State University. She graduated Summa Cum Laude-the highest honorary academic distinction a graduating student can receive.
Lynette Stant is also a Gates Millennium Scholar (GMS), which is funded by a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Millennium Scholars Program. GMS states in its over...