Monthly Archives: March 2021


Put Your Money Where The Equity Is [Live conversation]

Hello! With federal spending at an all-time high for pandemic relief and recovery, school system leaders are excited but overwhelmed with making critical decisions around how to allocate new funds while pursuing an equity agenda. Join us for our next in-depth conversation about how budgeting impacts student success: THE EDUCATIONAL EQUITY EQUATION CONVERSATION SERIES, SESSION [...]

Budgeting for Student Success [Join the live conversation]

Hello! I would like to extend an invitation to attend... THE EDUCATIONAL EQUITY EQUATION CONVERSATION SERIES, SESSION VIII: BUDGETING FOR STUDENT SUCCESS, FEATURING JESS GARTNER When Jess Gartner, founder and CEO of Allovue, taught middle school in Baltimore, she saw first-hand how budgeting impacts student success. In this moment when federal spending for pandemic relief [...]

Mask Requirement in Effect for K-12 Schools

Update on Mask Requirement in K-12 Schools Dear School Leaders, We wanted to share information we received from the Arizona Department of Health Services today in light of Governor Ducey's executive order relaxing COVID-19 restrictions. AZDHS Emergency Measure 2020-04 is still in effect, requiring masks in all K-12 schools. Masking is one of the top mitigation strategies [...]

The True Cost of Leadership with Dr. Trent Grundmeyer & K20Connect

We are excited to announce our next simulation event on April 15th with Dr. Trent Grundmeyer of Drake University and Susan Gentz of K20Connect.   In Michael Jordan's Documentary, The Last Dance, he stated that, "Winning has a price, and leadership has a price." COVID-19 has forced some pretty big changes in education quickly, and administrators and educators are having [...]

Gencyber Summer Camp Opportunity

Summer Cybersecurity Camp for High School Teachers Take advantage of this amazing FREE opportunity for 9-12 grade teachers to enjoy an engaging camp experience offering hands-on labs and a field trip to learn directly from cybersecurity engineers. Grand Canyon University is offering this GenCyber Summer Cybersecurity Camp from July 12-16 thanks to a grant from the National Security Agency [...]

AZALAS High School Senior Scholarship Opportunity!

The Arizona Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (AZALAS) is happy to announce our annual High School Scholarship program for graduating high school seniors. If selected, a scholarship in the amount of $1,500.00 will be provided to students who will be attending a higher institution of postsecondary education during the 2021-2022 school year. Applicants are evaluated on quantitative and qualitative criteria, including academic [...]

AZALAS Announces: Jacob “Buddy” Chavez Scholarship

AZALAS announces the application opening for the Jacob "Buddy" Chavez Scholarship for high school seniors that will be pursuing a college program in Education as a teacher with an interest in becoming an administrator some day.  The criteria is below with the deadline for all material to be received no later than April 10, 2021.  Questions [...]

How Stir/Shaken Will Affect Your Business’s Phone Strategy

To combat calling-number spoofing, the telecommunications industry has proposed the STIR (Secure Telephone Identity Revisited) and SHAKEN (Signature-based Handling of Asserted information using toKENs) standards. When service providers are required by regulations to comply with these standards, SIP networks will no longer accept INVITE requests with caller-identification headers (From, Contact, P-Asserted-Identity) that do not belong to the [...]