Upcoming Events

all-day POSTPONED (Spring ’21) – AZALAS ... @ Maricopa AK Chin Casino
POSTPONED (Spring ’21) – AZALAS ... @ Maricopa AK Chin Casino
Nov 8 – Nov 9 all-day
The annual conference is being postponed until Spring 2021. Keep an eye out for a collection of virtual teasers that are sure to be a worthwhile watch!


17 09, 2020

ConvergeOne: The AI-Powered Contact Center

The pandemic will continue to crush customer call centers. New technology can improve productivity, boost training, and reduce call volumes. When COVID-19 shut down much of the world’s economy in March, it didn’t shut down the influx of customer service needs. Whether at home or unemployed, many suddenly had more questions and more time to [...]

10 09, 2020

The Gates Scholarship: Refer America’s Top Minority Students – Deadline September 15th!

Final Reminder - Refer Top Students! Application Deadline: September 15, 2020, 5:00 PM PT Dear Colleague, The Gates Scholarship needs your help in identifying America’s top minority students who may be eligible for this prestigious award. Please read the following information and click the link below to refer students who may qualify. How to Refer Students [...]

10 09, 2020

ConvergeOne: 5 Steps CIOs Can Take to Remedy Work-From-Home Cyber Attacks

 Threats + Vulnerabilities Will Continue to Grow in Post-COVID Workplace Malicious hacking is on the rise, whether it’s ransomware attacks on target municipalities, data breaches that divulge details on millions of people, or supply chains hacks that kneecap global trade. As much as 25% to 30% of the workforce will work remotely multiple days a [...]

8 09, 2020

AZDOE: Influenza (Flu) Vaccination Message for Schools

Influenza (flu) vaccination message for schools Dear School Leaders, In the setting of the current COVID-19 pandemic, controlling the spread of respiratory illness is at the top of everybody’s mind. In contrast to COVID-19, efforts to control the spread of influenza in our schools have long been practiced and refined. Schools play a sentinel role in making [...]

7 09, 2020

ThinkLaw: Finding Wakanda Through Nurturing Brilliance

Hello! I would like to extend an invitation to attend THE EDUCATIONAL EQUITY EQUATION CONVERSATION SERIES, SESSION IV: FINDING WAKANDA: TOOLS FOR EDUCATION LEADERS TO DISCOVER AND NURTURE BRILLIANCE IN STUDENTS OF COLOR, FEATURING       DR. JOY LAWSON DAVIS   There are brilliant children in every classroom, in every race, in every income bracket, [...]

7 09, 2020

AzTEA 2020 Innovation Awards

AzTEA INNOVATION AWARDS Help AzTEA recognize the most impactful and influential technology educators and supporters! Nominate a colleague now! AzTEA believes a significant impact can be made at every educational level. Innovative leaders inspire change among all. We recognize educators, support personnel, administrators, and community members who have demonstrated exemplary commitment to educational technology in Arizona. The process [...]

31 08, 2020

ADHS: Mask Use in Schools and COVID19 Reporting Requirements

Mask Use in Schools and Required Reporting Mask Use in Schools The Arizona Department of Education (ADE) and the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) issued additional clarity on the use of masks in schools. The key takeway: In Executive Order 2020-51 , Governor Ducey required all school districts and charter schools to develop and implement a [...]

31 08, 2020

ConvergeOne: How to Meet the Demands of the Remote Workplace

It’s an irrefutable truth: COVID-19 has quickly changed the modern workplace. At the onset of the pandemic, many businesses rushed to put temporary solutions in place to protect their employees and keep up their operations. Because these solutions were only meant to be short-term, they are now starting to show their weaknesses and concerns around [...]

30 08, 2020

BBDOP: Learning and Listening About Systemic Racism

Learning and Listening About Systemic Racism What is systemic racism? What are the effects of systemic racism? How can we begin to set things right? For much of this year, many of us have been asking questions about systemic racism. But we have had years to ask these questions and years to listen to and [...]

30 08, 2020

AASBO: Reminder – Enrollment Stabilization Grant Program

We shared information with you last week that the application for the Enrollment Stabilization Grant Program was open. The deadline to submit is September 4, 2020. Just a reminder that the Application is available at   https://gn.ecivis.com/GO/gn_redir/T/q7gdwi2km6j4 . We also want to share with you two webinars that are being offered to help schools with the application process. [...]