Thank you to the Lumberjack Family for making Giving Day such a success! Missed your chance to make an Axe of Kindness on Giving Day? You can still give on our main donation page.
College of Education




Support educators 
Northern Arizona University has long been recognized as a leader in education. We develop educational leaders who create tomorrow’s opportunities, whether students want to be a teacher, counselor, school psychologist, or school leader, one thing is certain: our Jacks are passionate about inspiring others.

NAU Giving Day is a great opportunity to support Arizona’s future teachers! Looking for a way to make your impact? You can make a difference by donating to one of these important funds: 


  • Center for Science Teaching and Learning The CSTL fosters high quality Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (or STEM) education, outreach, and evaluation. Our team partners with faculty, educators, and the community to provide professional learning and development, collaborative grant development, community programs, educational research, and evaluation and assessment that contribute to high quality STEM education. Donate to the CSTL today to help prepare and support early career science and mathematics teachers and science education leaders.  

  • College of Education Scholarship create opportunities for future teachers by supporting the COE Scholarship or any of 85+ endowed scholarships that support our students. Close to 300 students were supported through the generous support of our friends and donors.   

  • Early Childhood Education Center NAU is launching a new Early Childhood Education Center! Designed as a place to train early childcare educators and be a hub for research, the center will also provide exception care for the children of NAU students, faculty, and staff.  For more information about this exciting program, watch Pam Powell’s video above! 

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Work – Please consider supporting the research and the work that faculty and students are doing in the area of diversity, equity and access for all learners. For more information about, watch Clement Lambert’s video above! You may give to this important work by contributing to the dean’s fund and indicate in the memo the purpose of your gift.
$7,050
Alumni Association Board We are Lumberjacks Challenge
Thank you Jacks for your support on Giving Day! 222 alumni made a gift and unlocked the Alumni Association Board Challenge. Your current Alumni Association Board and Past Presidents have made their gifts: Art Atonna; Kedren Dillard; Trina George; Alex Gutierrez; Heidi Hansen; Jana Harper; Melvin Hunter; Jimmy Jayne; Marquitta Lambert; Carmelle Malkovich; Joe Mead; Mary O'Driscoll; Kim Ott; Brandon Rivera; Nancy Serenbetz; Janet Sweigart; Maggie Thom; Wayne Watson; and Cathy Wylet. WE ARE LUMBERJACKS
222 / 222 Gifts
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CAPCOT Staff Match
Senior Vice President, Bjorn Flugstad, will match all gifts from CAPCOT staff up to $500. Give to any fund and see your impact double!
$500 MATCHED
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$10,000
College of Education Leadership Team Challenge
College of Education Leadership Challenge: Donate to any fund in the College of Education. Once COE receives $10,000 in total gifts, members of the COE Leadership Team will donate an additional $10,000 to support students and programs in the College of Education. Your gift will make twice the impact on NAU Giving Day. We are Lumberjacks!
$10,000 / $10,000 Raised
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Enrollment Management Staff Match
Vice President of Enrollment Management, Anika Olsen, will match all Enrollment Management staff gifts up to $1,000 to any fund. Make a gift now and have twice the impact. We are Lumberjacks!
$1,000 MATCHED
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$4,000
Future Teachers Challenge
Once $4,000 has been donated to any College of Education fund, Terry and Debbie Damron will release a $4,000 gift to the J Lawrance and Lucy Walkup Scholarship which supports education majors.
$4,000 / $4,000 Raised
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$500
Human Resources Challenge
Do you work in Human Resources at NAU? If so, Vice President of Human Resources, Josh Mackey, challenges you. After 20 donors make a gift of any amount to any fund on campus, he will release his gift of $500 to support the Lumberjack Emergency Assistance Fund. And if 30 HR staff make a donation, he will release a second gift of $500 to support the Staff Book Scholarship. Make a gift now and help unlock Josh’s gifts!
30 / 30 Gifts
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$1,000
NAU Foundation Board Challenge
Senior Vice President, Christy Farley, challenges the NAU Foundation Board! Once each member of the board makes a gift for NAU Giving Day, Christy will release her gift.
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$50,000
The Harrison Batey Lumberjack Challenge
Hey Lumberjacks, make a gift to support the fund that matters most to you at NAU and watch your donation go further! Rebecca Harrison Batey, ’73, challenges you to show your Lumberjack spirit. As soon as the Giving Day thermometer hits $50,000, Rebecca will release her $50,000 gift to support the College of Education. Give now and show the world the impact Jacks can have together.
$50,000 / $50,000 Raised
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University Marketing Staff Match
Do you work in University Marketing? If so, Chief Marketing Officer, Harlan Teller, will match your gift up to $500! Give now to the cause at NAU most important to you and Harlan will help you double your impact. We are Lumberjacks!
$500 MATCHED
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Leaderboard
Alumni Chapter Leaderboard
Are you a member of a NAU Alumni Chapter? Be sure to let us know during checkout so we can add your gift to the leaderboard tally. WE ARE LUMBERJACKS!
If you are a member of an NAU Alumni Chapter, please select your Chapter below:
Rank Answer Gifts
1 Flagstaff Chapter 61
2 Phoenix Chapter 24
3 Washington D.C. Chapter 6
4 Denver Chapter 5
5 Portland Chapter 5
6 Native American Chapter 5
7 San Diego Chapter 4
8 Boise Area (*not a chapter) 3
9 Yuma Chapter 2
10 Prescott Chapter 1
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$5,000
College of Education Challenge
Make a gift to any COE fund and help unlock a gift from Rebecca Harrison Batey. As soon as 25 gifts are made to any College of Education Fund, she will release her $5,000 gift to support our Early Childhood Education.
25 / 25 Gifts
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COLLEGE OF EDUCATION MATCHING GIFT SUPPORT FOR NAU’s STEM, FIRST ARIZONA & ROBOTICS PROGRAMS
NAU is known nationally and internationally for its programs advancing STEM, FIRST AZ, and ROBOTICS programs, as well as for hosting an annual regional competition that prepares young people through, and trains Arizona’s teachers advancing, STEM education. Christopher and Kyoko Johnston will match any gifts up to $500 made to the College of Education’s Center for Science, Teaching and Learning’s professional STEM learning, outreach, research, and evaluation programs.
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$7,000
Franke College of Education Challenge
Dave and Stephanie Franke will release their $7,000 gift to support the Early Childhood Education Center in the College of Education once the college receives 70 gifts to any fund. Give now and show the world that We Are Lumberjacks.
70 / 70 Gifts
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HR Staff Match
Senior Vice President, Bjorn Flugstad, will match all gifts from HR staff up to $500. Give to any fund and see your impact double!
$500 MATCHED
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2
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ITS Staff Match
Senior Vice President, Bjorn Flugstad, will match all gifts from ITS staff up to $500. Give to any fund and see your impact double!
$500 MATCHED
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Leaderboard
President’s Staff Challenge
President José Luis Cruz Rivera is challenging faculty and staff to get involved on Giving Day. He will personally deliver donuts and coffee to the department that has the highest percentage of participation. Give now and help your department win this special treat! (Results will be tallied Friday 4/15 to account for payroll deductions.)
Your gift may help unlock a match or challenge, please select your department below:
Rank Answer Gifts
1 Student Affairs 61
2 COE 55
3 SBS 54
4 CEFNS 38
5 Advancement and Foundation 35
6 ITS 33
7 HR 30
8 CAPCOT 28
9 CHHS 27
10 Enrollment Management 27
11 CEIAS 23
12 University Marketing 21
13 UFBS (FIPA) 19
14 FCB 16
15 CAL 14
16 Athletics 8
17 ONAI/OISS 4
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UFBS (FIPA) Staff Match
Senior Vice President, Bjorn Flugstad, will match all gifts from UFBS (FIPA) staff up to $500. Give to any fund and see your impact double!
$500 MATCHED
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