Shortey named first Diné principal of St. Michael school
St. MICHAELS, Ariz.
St. Michael Indian School announced July 30 Tazbah Shortey was appointed as principal of St. Michael Indian School — the first Navajo Catholic to hold the position in the school’s history, according to a news release from the school.
Shortey has served at the since 2010, first as a teacher and then as vice principal from 2014 to 2018.
She replaces Tom Sori, the school’s former principal, who recently moved to Syracuse, New York, to be near family.