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13 04, 2021

NEW: Re-Engaging Aspirational Learners Program

  Re-Engaging Aspirational Learners Program Earlier this year, the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) partnered with the University of Arizona’s Center for Recruitment and Retention (CRR) to ensure that all math educators had access to high-quality professional development and learning opportunities. ADE and CRR are excited to announce a new program aimed at re-engaging aspirational [...]

5 04, 2021

Weekly Legislative Update March 29 – April 2

Weekly Advocacy Updates: March 29 - April 2 This Week at the Arizona Legislature Appropriations Committees met this week for one last opportunity to consider bills, and they are not expected to convene again until there are state budget bills. At this point in the legislative session, there are no more regularly scheduled policy committee [...]

5 04, 2021

True Cost of Leadership Webinar with Dr. Grundmeyer & Ms. Gentz

Don't miss our School Leadership webinar on April 15th with Dr. Trent Grundmeyer of Drake University and Susan Gentz of K20Connect to discuss the True Cost of Leadership. Michael Jordan recently stated in the Last Dance that, "Winning has a price, and leadership has a price." The True Cost of Leadership Hosted by: Dr. Trent Grundmeyer, Associate Professor of [...]

28 03, 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 [...]

28 03, 2021

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 [...]

28 03, 2021

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 [...]

28 03, 2021

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 [...]

28 03, 2021

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 [...]

22 03, 2021

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 [...]