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 [...]
In honor of Dr. Alejandro Perez, founding member, AZALAS is offering a $10,000 scholarship this year, thanks to our partner, McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., who is co-sponsoring the scholarship ($5,000 from the Annual Alejandro Perez Memorial Golf Tournament and $5,000 from McCarthy). The scholarship will be awarded at the Fall Annual Conference.
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.
Valley Schools Management Group, AZALAS Signature Sponsor, is generously providing a $5,000 scholarship to an AZALAS Administrator pursuing an advanced degree. Please use this form to submit your application to be considered for the Valley Schools Scholarship.
The below is provided by Arizona School Administrators (ASA) Executive Order 2021-04 – Open For In-Person Learning Creates four categories of transmission based on newly released (February 12, 2021) CDC guidelines. Those categories are: Low transmission Moderate transmission Substantial transmission High transmission Mandates all district and charter schools return to in-person, teacher-led instruction no [...]
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Action Alert – Support SCR 1044 An important proposal moving through the Arizona Senate would send a measure to the ballot asking voters to grant in-state community college and state university tuition to students who attend high school for at least two years in Arizona and graduate here, regardless of their immigration status. Senate Concurrent Resolution [...]
Good morning, The Arizona Department of Education has heard from school community members expressing concerns about the logistics of administering assessments amid COVID-19, including the accountability measures attached to those assessments. We take those concerns seriously, and to the extent possible under state and federal law, we are committed to offering flexibility and support to [...]
February 16, 2021 Save the Date: Virtual Equity Event, April 21-23 Registration opens March 8 - SPECIAL FOCUS: CULTURE, RACE AND ETHNICITY Registration opens March 8: Every school district has gaps in opportunity and outcomes. What are the barriers preventing your district from closing them so that every student can reach their full potential? How can [...]
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