Join us in congratulating AZALAS leadership!
Nora Gutierrez, Superintendent Tolleson Union High School District in December was awarded Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) “National Educational Leadership Award” for her extraordinary leadership and support! Additionally, Nora was just elected to the ALAS Board of Directors as the At-Large Affiliates Board Member!
Dr. Lupita Hightower, Superintendent Tolleson Elementary School District in December was awarded ASA Mid Level School Districts Superintendent of the Year
Come celebrate AZALAS with The Suns at Los Suns Night!
The deadline for tickets is February 18th. A PDF copy is attached for your convenience. We look forward to seeing you there!
Don’t forget to check out new job postings!
What’s Up at the Capitol This Week? House Education meets Mondays at 2:00 P.M. Senate Education meets Tuesdays at 2:00 P.M. Watch live proceedings with this link: http://azleg.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?publish_id=7 Note: TPT is transaction [...]
We got good news today because the House voted to exceed the Constitutional Aggregate Spending Limit in FY 2021 and eliminate any required FY 2021 school district budget cuts. The House passed HCR2023 which would [...]
Parent engagement, bilingual education and immigrant friendly schools are crucial to student success in LA, where 60% of children have at least one immigrant parent, new report finds Esmeralda Fabián Romero | January 21, 2020 [...]
January 2020 How Arizona Has Increased Its FAFSA Completion Capacity By: Rich Nickel,President and CEO, College Success Arizona, and Roxanne Dewyer-Murphy, Director, AzCAN Over the last several years, Arizona has made significant strides in helping [...]
Support All Students with Equity-Based MTSS Monday, January 27 @ 5 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. PT A multi-tiered system of support (MTSS) provides a data-driven framework for delivering equitable outcomes for each student. But many educators [...]
Do the numbers tell the story? The minimum wage per hour in Arizona for 2020 has increased to $12.00 per hour. 44 other states now have a lower minimum wage per hour than Arizona. The [...]
Resolve to Increase Math Achievement in 2020 Much about the way we teach math has remained the same for decades. Without changing our tools and methods, how can we expect to see [...]
AZALAS stakeholders, We are pleased to announce the GCU and ASBA presentation of a webinar series beginning late January, 2020. This engaging series of webinars spans through May, 2020 and covers the important and poignant [...]
AZALAS Partners with AZ Schools Now!
At the January meeting, AZALAS accepted an invitation to be affiliated with AZ Schools Now. We strongly encourage our stakeholders to become active with their coalition’s activities. Please visit their website at http://azschoolsnow.org to take the Strong Schools Pledge! AZALAS has taken the pledge along with many other organizations!