Monthly Archives: May 2019

Follow-up from GCU!

GCU's Doctoral Community is Here for You Hi Panfilo, Thank you for the opportunity to connect at one of the many collaborative meetings and events. It is always enjoyable to make wonderful connections, new and old. My goal is to encourage educational partnerships between GCU and other inspiring educational communities. In case earning a doctorate [...]

ASBA Connect 5.16.19: Results-based funding still not equitable, AZEdNews launches classroom grant program PLUS more

ASBA Connect 5.16.19 Why results-based funding is not an equitable approach to helping public schools  Governor Ducey's FY2020 budget proposal includes over $60M to nearly triple the amount of money going to results-based funding, which distributes funding based on AzMERIT results, or A-F Letter grades beginning in next year.   An updated analysis by ASBA [...]

Alejandro Perez and McCarthy Scholarship

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. Scholarships will be presented at the Fall Annual Conference. Application process to be announced soon.

Spring has Sprung and With It, News on Simulations

New Research on Pipelines Shows the Multi-Dimensional Aspects of Learning. Wallace Principal Pipeline Study:  Majority of Effective Programs Use Leadership Simulation We at Ed Leadership Sims were excited to see that four of the six districts participating in the recent Wallace study on Principal Pipeline Initiatives are using leadership simulations to heighten the impact of their programs. Those [...]