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 [...]
Excelencia in Education accelerates Latino student success in higher education to address the U.S. economy’s need for a highly educated workforce for civic leadership. Policy must keep up with our country’s changing demographics to serve students. This compilation includes fact sheets covering Excelencia’s policy priorities - affordability, institutional capacity, retention and transfer, and workforce preparation. The current state of [...]
Children's Action Alliance is pleased to bring you the 2019 Arizona KIDS COUNT® Data Book, one of the most comprehensive resources on conditions for children in our state— looking at trends in poverty, health and education for kids and families in each Arizona county. The data (click here for a one-page summary) comparing 2009 to 2016, show [...]
The Arizona Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (AZALAS) is providing scholarships to graduating high school seniors. The thirty (30) scholarships are $1000 each and available to students who will be attending a higher institution of post-secondary education during the 2019-2020 school year. Applicants are evaluated on quantitative and qualitative criteria, including academic achievement, extracurricular activities and student essays. Scholarships will be awarded at the discretion of the scholarship committee and are contingent upon high school graduation, as well as, acceptance to a higher institution of post-secondary education.
New national data reveals a major disconnect between how parents and their children view their local schools. While 83 percent of parents rate the overall quality of their school as good or excellent, only 64 percent of students feel the same way. To close this gap, we’ve got to turn school quality data into action. [...]
When it comes to keeping students enrolled, schools are always looking for that next advantage. Yesterday, Melissa Martinez, chief communications officers at El Paso ISD in Texas, shared a new form of professional development for teachers and staff that has changed their mindset around community engagement and customer service. After the presentation, several school leaders [...]
EDUCATION IS THE #1 ISSUE FACING OUR STATE FOR THE FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR Expect More Arizona commissioned a statewide public opinion survey of 600 likely Arizona voters in mid-December 2018. The poll shows that education remains the most important issue facing our state. Voters also continue to express that lack of funding and low [...]
Mr. Rene Martinez, Assistant Principal Isaac Elementary School District, Leaders of Tomorrow Award, received the “Leaders of Tomorrow Award”.
Ms. Corina Madruga, School Board Member, Tolleson Union High School District, received the “Outstanding Governing Board Member Award”
Dr. Jacob Chavez, Superintendent Cartwright Elementary School District, received the “Outstanding Superintendent Award”