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Focused on the Future

At AZALAS, we stay focused on what matters.  That means always looking for the next aspiring Latino administrators for our great state.  We support the efforts on continued excellence and Latino leadership in education.  It is our goal to find and mentor Latino administrators, as we have successfully done for over  20 years!

Shifting Gears

Transitioning into the new year brings us a new name and clearly defined priorities.  We are at the forefront of important issues for Latino Administrators within the state.

Collaborating Within

We are always collaborating with our members, whether at one of many social mixers or our annual conference.  Our member base is continually expanding to the men and women of education around Arizona.

Don’t forget to check out new job postings!

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We are always offering exciting benefits to our members.

Such as periodic social networking events, a golf tournament, and an annual collaboration conference
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2003, 2019

Expect More AZ: Keeping you connected – Advocacy updates March 11-15, 2019

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Weekly Legislative Update Today is the 61st day of the legislative session. House and Senate policy committees have two more weeks to consider bills, and more than 300 proposals await at least one committee hearing. [...]

2003, 2019

CAA: March 18, 2019: The Good and Bad of This Legislative Session So Far This Year

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Some great proposals for children and families are moving through the legislative process with broad, bipartisan support – like investing the new $56 million in federal child care funds in quality early learning to lower [...]

503, 2019

CAA: Arizona Public Schools Need Your Voice

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Arizona schools have a long way to go before they reach funding levels from more than a decade ago. Districts and charters, meanwhile, continue to struggle with teacher shortages. Make your voices heard on K-12 public [...]

403, 2019

ASA: What’s Up at the Capitol This Week?

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What's Up at the Capitol This Week? Governor Ducey Vows to Veto Vaccination Bills! Click Ducey Watch live proceedings with this link: http://azleg.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?publish_id=7http://azleg.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?publish_id=7 COW Committee of the Whole. Floor Action. 3rd Read, the final vote after [...]

403, 2019

2019 AZALAS High School Senior Scholarship

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The Arizona Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (AZALAS) is providing scholarships to graduating high school seniors. The twenty-five (25) scholarships are $1000 each and available to students who will be attending a higher institution [...]

Scholarship Opportunities

Valley School Admin Scholarship $5,000 Awarded at the 2018 AZALAS Annual Conference

As the Latino population continues to grow in the United States, the need for more Latino school administrators is greater than ever. In 2012 Latino children became the largest ethnic group in K-12 public schools in Arizona. However in 2016 only 15% of Administrative positions were held by Latino School Leaders in K-12 public schools in Arizona. The Valley Schools Admin Scholarship is funded by a generous donation from Valley Schools Management Group. AZALAS recognizes Latino administrators for their leadership by providing assistance toward an advanced degree in education. The top recipient will receive a one-time $5,000 scholarship award. The scholarship will be made payable to the recipient and will be awarded at the Fall Annual Conference. The deadline for scholarship applications has passed. Scholarships will be awarded at the October annual conference.

Ben Barcon Scholarship Awarded at the 2018 AZALAS Annual Conference

As the Latino population continues to grow in the United States, the need for more Latino school administrators is greater than ever. In 2012 Latino children became the largest ethnic group in K-12 public schools in Arizona. However in 2016 only 15% of Administrative positions were held by Latino School Leaders in K-12 public schools in Arizona. The Ben Barcon Scholarship is funded by donations from various activities sponsored by AZALAS. AZALAS recognizes Latino administrators for their leadership by providing assistance toward an advanced degree in education. The top recipient will receive a one-time $5,000 scholarship award. The scholarship will be made payable to the recipient and will be awarded at the Fall Annual Conference. The deadline for scholarship applications has passed. Scholarships will be awarded at the October annual conference.

Alejandro Perez Scholarship Awarded at the 2018 AZALAS Annual Conference

As the Latino population continues to grow in the Unted States, the need for more Latino school administrators is greater than ever. In 2012 Latino children became the largest ethnic group in K-12 public schools in Arizona. However in 2016 only 15% of Administrative positions were held by Latino School Leaders in K-12 public schools in Arizona. AZALAS is offering a $10,000 scholarship this year, thanks to our partner, McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., who is co-sponsoring the scholarship for the third consecutive year ($5,000 from the Annual Alejandro Perez Memorial Golf Tournament & $5,000 from McCarthy). The scholarship will be awarded at the Fall Annual Conference. The deadline for scholarship applications has passed. Scholarships will be awarded at the October annual conference.

AZALAS Partners with AZ Schools Now!

At the January meeting, AZALAS accepted an invitation to be affiliated with AZ Schools Now. We strongly encourage our stakeholders to become active with their coalition’s activities. Please visit their website at http://azschoolsnow.org to take the Strong Schools Pledge! AZALAS has taken the pledge along with many other organizations!

AZALAS Supports DREAMers and DACA!

AZALAS Prop 301 Statement Signed by Board of Directors

Annual Conference Awards, Nominations and Highlights

Conference Scholarship Awardees

Conference Entertainment – Student Mariachis and Ballet Folklórico

Student Art Contest Winner, Sergio Arredondo, Jr.

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The Governor's Office has released the Proposed Budget for next year.
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The Final ESSA Regulations Have Been Released

To read the entire 383 page document click here

For the four page press release click here

To find the six page summary click here

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