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2019 Conference Registration, Proposals, Scholarships, and Awards Nominations – Deadline September 15th


Annual Conference Call for Proposals

AZALAS Conference Committee is requesting proposals to present at the AZALAS Annual Conference to be held on November 3rd and 4th at the Hilton El Conquistador Resort.  Priority will be given to current members of AZALAS with a deadline for submittals of September 15, 2019.  Sponsors are welcome to submit through a member school.  Presentation categories include:

-How leaders can ensure equity and excellence
-Importance and best practices of cultural history and tradition
-Effective instruction in the SEI and dual language classroom
-Effective cultural Inclusiveness practices
-Political climate impact and advocacy for Latino families
-Tools to promote effective leadership to serve Latino students

The selection committee will meet to select presenters for approximately 30 slots throughout the two days of the conference.  Please click the button for instructions and the form.  Thank you for your efforts in serving your students!!

Maria Federico Brummer, AZALAS Conference Chair


Annual Conference Info:

Theme: Change For The Future: Cultivating & Empowering Culturally Responsive Leaders

When: November 3rd and 4th, 2019
Sign In: November 3rd, 11:30 am

Where: Hilton El Conquistador Hotel, 10000 N Oracle Rd, Tucson, AZ 85704


 The conference committee is working hard at producing a fun, engaging and educational
celebration of culture and work to improve opportunities for Latino students in Arizona’s
public schools. Conference general sessions include Richard Carranza, Chancellor
New York City Public Schools, Dr. Marla Franco Professor University of Arizona,
Martin Mares Ivy League Project and an energizing student panel.
Please see the hompage for presentation opportunities (above), nominations for awards and
application for scholarships to be presented during the conference (below).
The deadline for submitting all of these is September 15th.
We look forward to seeing you there!

Instructions for registration will be coming soon!

Dr. Gabriel Trujillo, AZALAS President
Maria Federico-Brummer, Conference Chair

Hotel Info:

The Hilton El Conquistador has arranged a block of rooms at the rate of $125 plus tax and fees.
They have waived the resort fee for us!

Reservations can be made on line at
or for special needs by calling Dawn Glass at 520 544-1155.
The deadline for reservations at this conference rate is October 15th.
Be sure to say you are part of the AZALAS Annual Conference.

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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!

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We are thankful to our sponsors!

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