10 01, 2022

AZDoe: Incorporating mental health instruction

Good morning, Last year, the Arizona legislature passed SB 1376 (Schools; Curriculum; Mental Health), which went into effect in Fall 2021. The bill amends ARS 15-701.02 by requiring health education instruction to include mental health instruction. The new law includes the following: Requires the State Board of Education (SBE) to mandate that all health education [...]

10 01, 2022

AZDoE: Encouraging Safe Schools

As Arizonans return from holiday break, many parts of our state are experiencing a high spread of COVID-19. The Arizona Department of Education encourages our public district and charter schools to continue utilizing existing mitigation strategies and to consider additional strategies to prevent COVID-19 from further impacting our students, teachers, and families. The following was compiled [...]

19 12, 2021

ThinkLaw: A Holiday Gift We Can All Give

As a goofball student in my high school chorus class, I remember joking around before our Holiday Concert and getting a good laugh from my friends when I pointed that that we were already at a nerdy school. Singing Christmas and Hanukkah songs in four-part harmony was over-achievement level nerdy! But our teacher, Mr. Morgan, [...]

19 12, 2021

Join ASA online in January for the next “Best Practices for Modifying Employee Behavior” workshop

Best Practices for Modifying Employee Behavior is a research-validated leadership staff development program for supervisors seeking to manage staff conduct and/or productivity concerns more proactively, effectively, and defensibly. This workshop series equips K-12 administrators with a comprehensive framework of research-validated practices for transforming their daily supervisory activities into opportunities to modify employee behavior in a positive [...]

14 12, 2021

K-5 Educators & AZ Science Standards…Connecting the 2

MEMBERSHIP ASTA.ORG CONTACT US A Deeper Dive:  Constructing Grades K-5 3-Dimensional Science Units Program K-5 Educators - Apply to be a part of a collaborative team to construct a science unit for AZ Science Standards Do you want to bring in more science opportunities to your K-5 classroom and expose yourself to integrating science into [...]

1 12, 2021

Program Announcement: FREE Virtual College Prep Saturday on December 4, 2021

HSF is thrilled to announce the Youth Leadership Consortium’s next College Prep Saturday, a free, 3-hour, bilingual (English & Spanish) program for students and parents to learn how to prepare, plan and pay for college, will be taking place virtually via Zoom on Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 10:00AM to 1:00PM PT. We are requesting your help to recruit [...]

1 12, 2021

5 Steps to Building a Cyber-Aware Organization

The intensity of the cybersecurity threat matrix is unlikely to diminish any time soon. Follow these five steps to ensure your organization is more fully prepared. While the increased risk of cyber-attacks, further fueled by the pandemic, is in the news daily, too many organizations continue to lag in their planning and preparedness. There are [...]

1 12, 2021

Bring SEL Strategies to your Classroom or School Site The PAX Good Behavior Game training is available to all Arizona educators! PAX provides teachers and staff with skills and strategies necessary to implement evidence-based "Kernels" which decrease problematic behaviors, improve academic performance, and increase student engagement. In Arizona, 1,900 educators have already been trained in the PAX [...]