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African American Student Services

African American Student Services
Jimmy Hart, Director | 1302 S. Avenida Vega, Rm 27 (at Palo Verde Magnet HS), Tucson, AZ 85710 | Phone: (520) 584-7500 | Fax: (520) 584-7502 | Email Us

Our Staff

Photo of African American Student Services Staff

Back row, left to right: Jeff Sawyer, Evelyn Cassidy, Richard Langford, Elaine Buckner, Eric Emerson
Middle row, l-r: Debby Worthy, Amy Gile, Debra Jackson, Jimmy Hart
First row, l-r: George Brown, Miles Warrior

Senior Breakfast

Class of 2018 - Senior Breakfast, May 19Graduating Seniors - You are invited to a breakfast in honor of your success.

May 19, 2018
Armory Park Center-220 S. 5th Ave
8:00 am – 9:30 am
Please RSVP by May 14th: Complete form below or call (520) 584-7500.
Space is limited (Graduate +2 adult guests)
Printable Flier (in PDF)

To RSVP, register online or call (520) 584-7500.

Values and Vision

  • Core Values
    • Advocacy
    • Integrity
    • Empowerment
    • Teamwork
  • Shared Vision
    African American Student Services will continually strive for excellence. We will be embedded in every aspect of TUSD. We will ensure that African American students receive the highest quality education. The end result will be the permanent closure of the achievement gap.

    AASSD is an empowered department, committed to teamwork, student success and building positive community bonds. We are a valued entity within TUSD who builds relationships between students, parents, schools and communities.

STEM Summer Enrichment Program

Photo of students holding sign that says Be Bold, Think Big, And Never Give Up.

STEM Summer Enrichment Program

June 4-29
7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Booth-Ficket K8 School
Questions? Call African American Student Services at 584-7500.
Flier and Registration form (in PDF)

Invention Project is a new kind of experience for 6th through 8th graders. During this fun and high-energy program, you'll team up to make the impossible possible.

Summer Enrichment Program with a Fine Arts Edge - Free Breakfast and Lunch - Summer Lit, 100% Rooted, Free!

Open to TUSD high school students entering 9th - 12th grades
8 a.m. - 2 p.m., M-F, June 4 - 29
at Tucson High Magnet School
Free breakfast and lunch (Breakfast starts at 7:30)
Printable Flier (in PDF)


  • English and Math Enrichment (All levels)
  • SAT/ACT Prep
  • Specialty classes (Music, production, dance, poetry, steppin', creative art, and more!)

Call now to sign up or get info: (520) 225-5104

Open to high school students only - Transportation or bus pass provided

Jimmy Hart, Director
1302 S. Avenida Vega, Rm 27 (Basement)
(at Palo Verde Magnet HS)
Tucson, AZ 85710
Phone: (520) 584-7500
Fax: (520) 584-7502
Email Us